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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

Intellectual Property Rights

Credit Linked Capital Subsidy & Technology Upgradation Scheme (CLCS-TUS) is an umbrella programme of M/o MSME, Govt of India. One among the seven components under the scheme is Building Awareness on Intellectual Property Rights (IPR).

Intellectual Property (IP) is one of the key players involved in the market success of an innovation. IP plays a major role in enhancing competitiveness of technology-based businesses and facilitates the process of taking innovative technology to the market place. In today’s global competitive business scenario, issues pertaining to intellectual property rights (IPRs) have become quite critical for the sustainability of Micro, Small &Medium Enterprises (MSME). In order to compete with global standards and technological challenges, IPR protection plays a very crucial role in achieving competitive advantage and technological gains as they are important tools to promote marketing and innovation.

Objectives of the Scheme:

ü  To enhance the awareness of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) amongst the MSMEs to encourage creative intellectual endeavour in Indian economy

ü  To take suitable measures for the protection of ideas, technological innovation and knowledge-driven business strategies developed by the MSMEs for

ü  To provide appropriate facilities and support for protection and commercialization of Intellectual Property (IP) for the benefit of MSME sector;

ü  To assist SMEs in effective Utilization of IPR Tools for technology up-gradation, market and business promotion and competitiveness enhancement.

SALIENT FEATURES:

Sl. No.

Activity

Maximum grant per application / proposal
(Rs. in lakh)

1

Major activities

 

Financial assistance on grant of patent/ registration under geographical indications of goods/trademarks

a

Domestic Patent

 1.00

b

Foreign Patent

5.00

c

GI Registration

2.00

d

Trade Mark

0.10

e

Assistance for setting up IP Facilitation Centre

100

 

2

Minor activities

a

Awareness / Sensitisation Programmes on IPR.

0.70

b

Pilot Studies for Selected Clusters/ Groups of Industries.

5.00

c

National Level Interactive Seminars/Workshops/Conclave/Conferences /Exhibition

5.00

Regional Level Interactive Seminars/Workshops/Conclave/Conferences /Exhibition

3.00

d

Training Programme For MSME Officials & IPFCs

20.00

e

Interaction with International Agencies.

15.00

 

 

Entrepreneurs/ representatives/ individuals with valid MSME “Üdyam Registration” can apply for reimbursements through the online portal of MSME i.e. http://my.msme.gov.in/MyMsme/Reg/COM_IprTradeAppForm.aspx  by furnishing all the relevant details and uploading the necessary supporting documents.

 

For more details of the scheme please visit :http://www.dcmsme.gov.in/schemes/IPR-Guidelines-CLCS-TUS-2019-2020.pdf