TITLE

Indian patenting activity in international and domestic patent system: Contemporary scenario

AUTHOR(S)
Bhattacharya, Sujit; Garg, K. C.; Sharma, S. C.; Dutt, Bharvi
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Current Science (00113891);5/25/2007, Vol. 92 Issue 10, p1366
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A detailed assessment of Indian patenting activity over the period 1990-2002 was undertaken by (a) examining patents granted by the US, European and Indian Patent Office; (b) delineating patents under various types, i.e. entity-wise (Indian organizations, foreign R&D centres in India, resident individuals), proprietary protections (utility, design, plant patents), organization-wise (industry, research organizations, specialized institutions, etc.), industrial sector-wise, category-wise (process/product), etc.; (c) assessing impact through citation analysis, and (d) benchmarking with patents activity of some developed and developing countries. Patent filing through the Patent Cooperation Treaty and patenting during the period 2003-04 in the US was analysed. The strategic options for commercialization of patents were also investigated. Recommendations have been given for strengthening the patenting activity in the country.
ACCESSION #
26050626

 

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