सीएसआईआर-राष्ट्रीय भौतिक प्रयोगशाला
CSIR-National Physical Laboratory
Intellectual Property Right Group
The intellectual property rights management group guides the scientists, technical officers, and students on all intellectual property-related matters. The group helps innovators to protect their innovations through various forms of intellectual property rights viz. patents, trademarks, designs, copyrights, etc. The group works towards providing prior art search reports and helping to understand and interpret techno-legal documents to encourage innovation and creativity among the researchers. The group also deals with intellectual property management, including the annual review of IP portfolios regarding renewals and coordination of intellectual property filing and its prosecution with CSIR-IPU
CSIR-NPL currently has 41 active Indian and 16 active foreign granted patents. In addition, CSIR-NPL has 18 patent applications filed in India and 02 foreign patent applications.