Flow chart for processing of an application

Policy for maintenance of Patents/Patent Applications

As per the present policy of DBT, all patent application filed by DBT will be in the name of DBT and host institution and DBT will not have any financial benefits and all commercial interest of patent will lie with the host institution and inventor as per the rules of host institution.

DBT will support the foreign patent application for seven years from the date of filing or two year after date of grant of patent or commercialization, whichever is earlier and Indian Patent Applications will be supported for ten years from the date of filing.