During 2014-2017, the India Patent Office received 5448 patent applications from the agriculture sector, majority of which were filed in agrochemicals segment
Indian start-ups filed a large 909 patent applications in 2017, up nearly 15 times from the meagre 61 filed a year earlier, per Department of Industrial Policy
NRDC a public sector enterprise of the Department of Scientific Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology has recently encouraged the startups
The number of patent filings in the Indian agriculture sector is increasing gradually, as compared to developed countries like US, according to a recent study.
Binod Singh, director of Einfolge Technologies Pvt Ltd, Global leader in IPR, said that the country has witnessed a surge of 10% in IPR filings last year.
Under new startup policy the government provides various facilities like lower fees, expedited examination & so are being incentivized for patent and IP matters