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