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
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.
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@example.com. 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.
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