IIT KGP won Top Indian Academic institution for Patents

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IIT Kharagpur has received the National Intellectual Property Award conferred by Indian Intellectual Property Office. The Institute was awarded in the category of ‘Top Indian Academic Institution for Patents.’ Prof. Partha Pratim Chakrabarti, Director of IIT Kharagpur received the award from Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India on April 26, 2016 in Delhi at a function jointly organised by the Indian Intellectual Property office and Confederation of Indian Industries for the celebration of World IP Day. "Out 100 Days 100 Patents efforts are now giving results" said Chakrabarti while congratulating his team.

Prof. Goutam Saha, Professor In-charge of Intellectual Property Rights at IIT Kharagpur, who was present on this occasion said, “To simplify the process of patent filing by students as well as professors, IIT Kharagpur has instituted an IP portal based submission for invention disclosures. This follows ast