Who are Eligible for Free Patent, Trademark and Design application?
Any company recognized as startup under the DIPP scheme of government of India is eligible for availing benefits of free IPR (Patent, Trademark and Design Registration) filing in India. The startups will not be charged any professional fees by OptimisticIP. Startup have to only pay the government fees.
What if I am not recognized as startup under the DIPP scheme?
DIPP recognition can be availed by any Private Limited Company, Limited Liability Partnership (LLP), One Person Company (OPC) and Registered Partnerships. We can help you in getting the DIPP recognition. Please contact us at 9987503587 or firstname.lastname@example.org to get started.
How much is the government fees for filing patent, trademark and design application?
The government fees for patent application is 1600 INR (Basic filing fees for 10 pages and 30 claims), 4000 INR( Examination fees). There are optional fees which can be paid to fast track the grant process like early publication fees (2500 INR) and Expeditated examination fees (4000 INR).
Government fees for Trademark application is 4500 INR per class.
Government fees for Design application is 1000 INR per class.
How do you (Facilitator) benefit under this scheme?
Our Team member’s are empaneled as IP facilitators under the startup India program. We are paid by government of India for every application filed through us. For patent this amount is 10000 INR, Trademark 2000 INR and Design 2000 INR.
Is there any limit on number of patent, trademark and design applications which can be filed under this scheme?
At present there is no limit on number of application which can be made by startup under this scheme, You can file any number of Patent, Trademark and Design Applications under this scheme.
What is Patent?
The term patent usually refers to the right granted to anyone who invents something new, useful and non-obvious; something which has new technical solution to the existing crises. It can be a new method of doing things, the composition of a new product, or a technical improvement on how certain objects work. A patent is often referred to as a form of intellectual property right. A patent gives its owner the legal right to exclude others from making, using, or selling an invention for a limited period of years in exchange for publishing an enabling public disclosure of the invention.
Benefits of Registering a Patent
- Patent laws empower individuals to come up with unique and productive concepts or ideas
- Exclusive access to every right from the time of early filing
- Generating ROI through licensing or selling the invention
- Patented Invention is Tradable
- Freedom to make changes