Govt to digitise all patents granted so far: Ficci
The government is in the process of digitising all patents granted so far and will make it available for the public by early next year. The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) will put the task of digitising the patent database on fast track and is likely to complete it by December 2008, making it available for online public access by January 2009, Ficci said. Nodal officers have been appointed to ensur