Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
CII Industrial Intellectual Property Awards
CII Industrial Intellectual Property Awards aim at recognition and celebration of enterprises which have embraced IP generation and protection to fuel their business and economic growth.The purpose of these awards is to encourage organizations to foster a culture of IP and its commercialization, bring the achievements of enterprises in public domain, set up linkages with academic and research institutions in India and abroad, inform the government about IP-driven enterprises and engage such enterprises in policy making exercises. There are total 24 awards in 8 categories. There are separate awards for engineering and life sciences with best portfolio in patents, design, trademarks and IP management for large, medium, small enterprises and start-ups.