Reported By: Shreya Kunwar
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry reported in a recent press release that for the first time in 11 years, the number of domestic patent filings has surpassed the number of international filings at the Indian Patent Office. Out of the total 19,796 patent applications filed in Jan-Mar 2022, 10,706 were filed by Indian applicants and 9,090 by non-Indian applicants. The Ministry has termed this a significant milestone in the Indian IP innovation ecosystem.
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