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India is a large market and home to R&D for many multinationals who are actively filing IP applications across the world, including India. It is therefore of utmost importance for any company to conduct patent searches before investing in a new idea or concept in order to uncover any prior art.


Patent search

Patent searches provide a report on filed/granted Patents to give them European organisations a better understanding of the market and help them in making crucial business decisions. Similarly, searches are performed to assess the patentability of a given technology and also to validate any European Patent filed in India.

  • Fee: A nominal fee is charged by EBTC against this service.

Patent prosecution support in India

If a European organisation is seeking a third party independent opinion, the helpdesk is able to assist organisations that have filed Patents in India (either independently or with an attorney in India), and are facing prosecution on their Patent(s) by the  Indian IP office. The advise so rendered may help European organisations in saving their crucial investments.

  • Fee: A nominal fee is charged by EBTC against this service.

Identification of Indian partners for technology transfer

For European organisations that wish to enhance the reach of their technologies in new markets such as India, the helpdesk helps in the identification of prospective partners with whom technology transfer agreements can be made. If required, EBTC also helps in making in making legal agreements on behalf of European companies to ensure their IP rights are not prejudiced.

  • Fee: A nominal fee is charged by EBTC against this service.

 

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