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Intellectual property filings up 20% at IIT Delhi, highest ever in a year

Total filings reach 150-mark, institute's revenues from IP licensing up four-fold

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At 150, IIT Delhi has not only filed more IPs in 2019 over 2018 but also the highest ever in a year. Reprsentational

Vinay Umarji Ahmedabad
Intellectual property (IP) filings including patents and designs have seen a 20 per cent jump in 2019 at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi over the previous year.

At 150, IIT Delhi has not only filed more IPs in 2019 over 2018 but also the highest ever in a year. 

Both national and international patents have been filed by Foundation for Innovation and Technology Transfer (FITT), an industry-interface organization at IIT Delhi. 

According to Ramagopal Rao, director of IIT Delhi, the premier institute has also seen a four-fold rise in revenue from its IP licensing activities. "We hope to maintain the momentum

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First Published: Dec 27 2019 | 7:24 PM IST

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