Functions of Facilitators:

  • Providing general advisory on different intellectual Property Rights to startups on Pro-Bono Basis
  • Providing Information on promoting & protecting IPRs to startups in other countries on pro-bono basis
  • Providing assistance in filing and disposal of the IP applications related to patents, trademark & design under relevant Acts at the national IP offices under the CGPDTM
  • Drafting complete provisional specifications for inventions of startups
  • Preparing and filing responses to examination reports and other queries, notices or letters by the IP Office,
  • Appearing on behalf of Startup at hearing as may be scheduled,
  • Contesting opposition, if any, by other parties , and
  • Ensuring final disposal of the IPR application

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