Incentive for Patent Filing

Incentives for Patent Filing


1. Higher Education Commission (HEC), Islamabad.
 - Free evaluation of invention to know about the patentability of the invention.

 - Payment of patent application and patent attorney’s fee.

2. Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR)

 - Free technical facilitation on patent search and legal consultancy to ensure protection

 - Full payment of fee of 100 local application filings and 05 foreign application filings.

3. Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF)/Pakistan Scientific & Technological Information Center (PASTIC), Islamabad.

 - Award for inventions and innovations.

 - Patent search service.

 - Supply of copies of patents.

 - Facilitation in filing of patent applications.

4. Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) NUST

 - Technical advice on facilitation of patent, trade mark and copyright filing.

 - Promotion of research and development.

 - Patent Help-Lines for guidance of researcher’s community.

5. Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan)

 - Outreach Program for linkaging and leveraging internal and external constituencies.

 - Patent help-lines for guidance of the researchers, inventors and innovators.

6. Small & Medium Enterprise Development Authority (SMEDA), Lahore:

 - Free service at Patent Help-Line