The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, has signed an Institutional agreement with Anna University. This agreement leads to the motive that likely to be established India’s second largest Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC) at the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR), Anna University in Chennai under the World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO).
WIPO’s Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC) program provides innovators across the globe in developing countries that intend to access the locally based, high quality technology information and related services. It helps to create, protect, and manage their intellectual property Right(IPR).
CIPR got an experience of filing more than 185 Patents, 29 Trademarks, 39 Copyrights, 25 Industrial Design and has also assisted in filing 12 International Patent Applications.
Anna University of Chennai in India also has been accredited with 6th rank among all the Universities, 8th rank among all the Engineering Colleges and achieved 13th rank in the overall category in India. This accredited rank was awarded by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranking of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
The CIPR has also organized IPR awareness programs along with six certificate courses The prime aim and objective of the TISC is to invigorating a dynamic, vibrant and balanced Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) system in India to foster creativity and innovation.