- According to the data, as on March 31 this year, 450 applications were filed since 2016 under the fast examination facility and 120 patents were granted and 42 were refused for certain reasons.
- Generally, it takes about 4-7 years for the grant of patents, but the department is taking steps to drastically reduce this time to 18 months.
- We do not have to go through the long process," Dave told PTI.
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