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Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre
Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre – IPFC, is a joint project of NRDC and MoMSME, which aims to promote awareness and adoption of Intellectual Property Rights amongst entrepreneurs and MSMEs in India while making accessible to high-quality IP services and Resources.

Training Programs

IPFC organizes training programs on specific themes relating to IP. Programmes are designed and coordinated by IPFC as per the need of the audience. Participants receive certificate of participation from NRDC. IPFC also arranges 'Free IP awareness talk for MSMEs' - to get an overview of IP and to sensitize and spread awareness on ‘How to protect Intellectual Property’.

The services with respect to each of the intellectual property will be as follows:

 Patent

  • Pre filing services
  • Prior Art Search
  • Preliminary Patentability assessment
  • Patent Filing Support for filing with provisional specification or/and with complete specification Advice for filing in other countries
  • Advice on examination reports and queries for the Patent Office
  • Post Grant Support
  • Support for infringement proceedings, opposition proceedings, etc.
  • Technology Transfer Agreements
  • Patent Valuation
  • Technology Marketing and Licensing

Copyright

  • Guidance and assistance in preparation of documents required for registration

Trade Mark

  • Guidance and assistance in preparation of documents required for registration

Industrial Designs

  • Guidance and assistance in preparation of documents required for registration

Geographical Indications

  • Guidance and assistance in preparation of documents required for registration

General Consultation

  • Guidance and assistance in identifying the possible IP protection for the creativity

NRDC-MoMSME – Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre (IPFC) Outreach Centres: