• Posted on: 29 January 2016
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Scheme for "Building Awareness on Intellectual Property Rights" (IPR) for the Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME)

OBJECTIVE:

 

The objective of the scheme is to enhance awareness of MSME about Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) to take measure for the protecting their ideas and business strategies. Effective utilisation of IPR tools by MSMEs would also assist them in technology upgradation and enhancing competitiveness.

 



Sl. No.

 

Activity

 

Maximum grant per application/proposal 
(Rs. in lakh)

 

1

Awareness/ Sensitisation Programmes on IPR 

Applications: Eligible Organizations can apply in the format annexed (Annexure-I).

1.00

 

2

Pilot Studies for Selected Clusters/ Groups of Industries

2.50

 

3

Organising Interactive Seminars / Workshops (Application in Annexure III)

2.00

 

4

Specialized Training. 
(i) Short term (ST)
(ii) Long term (LT)

 Application in Annexure IV

(i) ST- 6.00
(ii) LT-45.00

 

5

Assistance for Grant on Patent/ GI Registration

(i) Domestic Patent
(ii) Foreign Patent
(iii) GI Registration

Patent: Application in Annexure V GI: Annexure VI

 

 

(i) 0.25 
(ii) 2.00
(iii) 1.00

 

6

Setting up of ‘IP Facilitation Centre for MSME’.

 

Application in Annexure VII

65.00

Non-recurring expenses - Rs. 25.00 lakh,  Recurring expenses Rs. 38.00 lakh and Contingencies and other miscellaneous charges Rs. 2.00 lakh 

7

Interaction with International Agencies. 
(i) Domestic Intervention
(ii) International Exchange Programme

 

Application in Annexure VIII

 

 

(i) 5.00
(ii) 7.50

 

 

Eligible applicants/beneficiaries will have to contribute minimum 10% of the GoI financial support for availing assistance under the scheme. 

 

FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE ON GRANT OF PATENT AND REGISTRATION UNDER GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS OF GOODS

 

To encourage MSME protects their innovation/R & D in this era of globalization, or secure their rights over their traditional product or process linked in the public mind with their locality under the GI Act.


Component of Grant (one-time financial support)

Domestic patent : Actual or limited to Rs. 25,000/- whichever is lower.

Foregin Patent: Actual or limited to Rs. 2.00 lakh whichever is lower.

Geographical Indications of Goods : One time financial support will be limited up to Rs. 1.00 lakh.


The support of GoI will be in form of reimbursement to the applicant and actual or the ceiling  

 

 

 

Read the detailed Scheme Document