Internship Opportunity at Indian Patent Office

About Indian Patent Office

The Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks generally known as the Indian Patent Office, is an agency under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade which administers the Indian law of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks.

Eligibility for the program

The applicant should:

a) be a citizen of India; and

b) is pursuing or has completed:

i. post-graduation / doctoral studies in science, or

ii. graduation / post-graduation / doctoral studies in engineering

or technology

iii. graduation / post-graduation / doctoral studies in law, from any University established under law for the time being in force in the territory of India.

B. In case of candidates pursuing graduation / post-graduation / doctoral studies, internship should be a requirement specified under their course curriculum.

C. The graduation / post-graduation / doctoral studies shall be from a government recognized institute.

D. The application for internship shall be accompanied by a recommendation from the Head of Institution.

No of Interns

Number of interns to be taken to be taken every year by the office of CGPDTM will be decided by office every year depending upon the requirement, infrastructure and other facilities of the office.


The duration of internship shall be as per the requirement of the course


Place of internship

Place of internship can be at the IP Office Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and RGNIIPM, Nagpur.


No honorarium of any sort shall be paid to the intern.

Application procedure

Applicants are requested to submit their CV and a cover letter containing a brief synopsis of the proposed topic of study during the internship to [email protected]. Internships shall be filled by way of a selection process as adopted by office of CGPDTM. Selected interns will have to provide a certified copy of their certificates. Interns shall not be treated as staff members.

Intellectual Property Rights

All intellectual property rights relating to any protectable subject matter created by the intern under the course of internship shall belong to Office of CGPDTM. However
due acknowledgement will be given to the interns in the certificate.


A leave of three days per month, excluding medical leave, will be provided to the

Outcome of the internship

Interns will be given assignment on the emerging issues in patents and will be required to submit a research paper at the end of the internship program.


Upon successful completion of internship, a certificate shall be issued by the Head of
Office where the intern has interned.


All efforts are made to ensure the accuracy and correctness of the information published at Legally Flawless. However, Legally Flawless shall not be responsible for any errors caused due to oversight or otherwise. The users are advised to check the information themselves.

Get in Touch


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here


Subscribe Us


Submit Your Post!


     Web Stories

Stay Connected

-Join our Whatsapp Group-spot_imgspot_imgspot_imgspot_img

Latest Posts