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SUPPORT FOR INTERNATIONAL PATENT PROTECTION IN ELECTRONICS & INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

SIP-EIT is a scheme to provide financial support to MSMEs and Technology Startup units for international patent filing to encourage innovation and recognize the value and capabilities of global IP along with capturing growth opportunities in ICTE sector.

Reimbursement will be limited to a total of Rs 15.0 Lakhs per invention or 50% of the total expenses incurred in filing and processing of patent application upto grant whichever is lesser.

Procedure To Apply Online

The procedure to apply online under the scheme is as follows:

Step I) First of all, go through the brochure thoroughly, and make sure that you fall under the eligibility criteria.

Step II) In order to apply, you need to create a Login ID, which would be used in further communications.

Step III) After you have created your user account, you can Login and Apply Online for the Scheme. Before proceeding to apply online, kindly make sure that you have read the Guidelines thoroughly and also checked the List of documents to be uploaded during filling up of the online application form.

List Of Important Documents To Be Uploaded

  1. In case you are an MSME unit under MSME Development Act 2006, then upload scanned copy of Registration Certificate in *.pdf format, Or
  2. In case you are a Company under Companies Act of Government of India then upload scanned copy of Registration Certificate in *.pdf format, Or
  3. In case you are a registered Software Technology Park of India unit, then upload scanned copy of such Registration, Or
  4. In case you are a Technology Incubation Enterprise/Startup and registered as a company, then upload a scanned copy of Registration Certificate issued by a competent authority in *.pdf format and a certification from the incubation centre/park in *.pdf format
  5. Upload a scanned copy of last audited Balance Sheet in *.pdf format
  6. If Applicant is an employee or Member of Board of Directors, it has to be substantiated by Documentary proof and uploaded in *.pdf format
  7. Upload the copy of product brochure if any
  8. Upload the copy of latest Annual Report, if any
  9. Copy of official filing receipt (OFR) with Indian Patent Office or copy of waiver under section 39 of Indian Patent Act in case of patent application filed in countries outside India
  10. If you have applied for PCT/ Paris Convention or Direct International Filing, then upload the copy of proof of the same in *.pdf format( A consolidated copy can suffice)
  11. Attach the copy of technical write-up of invention duly fill it up as per the format of technical writeup and upload the same in *.pdf format
  12. Upload the patent search report in *.pdf format
  13. Attach a duly filled scanned copy of Details for transfer of e-payments, as per the format and upload the same in *.pdf format.
  14. Attach a scanned copy of Declaration form duly signed and sealed as per the format and upload the same in *.pdf format.
  15. A statement by the auditor of the enterprise that they fulfill the criteria of investment in plant and machinery or investment in capital equipment (as the case may be) as stipulated in the MSMED Act 2006. Upload the same in *.pdf format. Any query regarding the scheme, can be sent to ipr@deity.gov.in

Any query regarding the scheme, can be sent to ipr@deity.gov.in