Intellectual Property

Patent Information Centre (PIC)

GUJCOST has instituted Patent Information Centre (PIC) in 2002 with the support of DST, Govt. of India to provide awareness on IPRs and specific issues related to patenting and procedure by organizing seminar, conference etc. The PIC aims to enhance the quality of invention and innovation to increase the number of Intellectual Property registration from the state and facilitating for the patent search and IPRs registration for the Academic, Research Institutes and MSME as well as for the innovators from the unorganized sectors

A Patent Information Centre (PIC), Gujarat has been set up under Gujarat Council on Science and Technology at Gandhinagar in collaboration with Patent Facilitation Centre, Technology Information, For ecasting & Assessment Council (TIFAC), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi This centre is providing regional level services regarding various Intellectual Property Rights. Patent Information Centre in collaboration with TIF AC is facilitating for the patent search and Patent registration for the Academic and Research Institutes. Patent Information Centre (PIC) is also providing general awareness on patent & specific issues related to other IPRs by organizing Seminar, Conference etc. and publication of Information material on Intellectual property Rights to create a strong IPR base in the state, to enhance the quality of Invention, innovation to increase the number of Intellectual Property Registration from the state. Patent In formation Centre(PIC), GUJCOST have established IP facilitation Centre from the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises especially for MSMEs.

Objectives of Patent Information Centre (PIC):

  • To provide a conducive environment leading to development of intellectual property
  • To facilitate, encourage, promote and safeguard scientific investigation and research and the freedom of the scholars involved in R&D;
  • To establish an IPR management policy and procedural guidelines for making available to the publi c the inventions and discoveries made in the course of research carried out in the State;
  • To frame standards for do’s and don’ts for the Institute, creators of intellectual property and their sponsors relating to inventions, discoveries and original works originating from the Institute;
  • To promote, facilitate and provide incentives to the members of the community of creators who take initiatives to transfer Institute intellectual property to the public under this Policy;
  • To make the creator of IPR aware of the applicable laws and rules for ensuring their compliance; and
  • To make beneficial use of such developed IP for the maximum possible benefit of the creators, the State, and the nation at large.
  • To promote academic freedom and safeguard in creation of intellectual property at the Institute;
  • To provide a comprehensive single window reference system for all intellectual property rights issues relating to intellectual property generated in the State;
  • To safeguard the interest of creator of intellectual prope rty and provide fair distribution of returns accruing from the commercialization of IPR;
  • To help in introducing prudent IP management practices within the State to promote an IPR culture;
  • To provide legal support, wherever necessary, to defend and protect the intellectual property rights obtained by the inventor against any infringement/ unauthorized use;
  • To create an environment for acquiring new knowledge through innovation and research, compatible with the educational mission of the State;
  • To preserve the academic freedom to publish the research results and to make them aware that if they do decide on public release, the patent system cannot be brought into play thereafter.

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Contact Details: Dr. NarottamSahoo
Advisor and Member Secretary
Phone: 079-23259362,63,64,65
Fax: 079-23259363

For Creating Awareness and Providing Services on Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs), IP Support Centres Have Been Established in Various Academic Institutions to Support Startups :

Sr. No District Name of Institute where PIC/ IPFC has been set up Name Designation E-mail
1 Ahmedabad Adani Institute of Infrastructure Engineering  Mr. Tinoo Ubale Head Entrepreneurship and Special Academic Activities
2 Ahmedabad Ahmedabad University Dr.SriSunder Subramaniam CEO, Venture Studio
3 Ahmedabad Bhavan'S Sheth R. A. College of Arts & Commerce Dr Rajiv Virendrakumar Parikh IPR Coordinator
4 Ahmedabad Cept University Dr. Subhrangsu Goswami IPR Coordinator
5 Ahmedabad Cipet: Institute of Plastics Technology, Ahmedabad C Raj Shekar IPR Coordinator
6 Ahmedabad Government Polytechnic Ahmedabad Shri H.V.Thakkar IPR Coordinator
7 Ahmedabad Government Polytechnic for Girls, Ahmedabad SANJAY S. PATEL IPR Coordinator
8 Ahmedabad Gujarat Arts and Science College, Gujarat University Dr. Nishith R. Modi IPR Coordinator
9 Ahmedabad Gujarat Technological University Tushar K Panchal Assistant Professor
10 Ahmedabad Gujarat University Dr Ravi Gor Professor, Dept of Mathematics
11 Ahmedabad Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad Prof. Ajay Parikh Professor
12 Ahmedabad Indus Univeristy Dr. Mitesh Mungla IPR Coordinator
13 Ahmedabad Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research And Management (IITRAM) Dr. S.Rama Mohan Professor
14 Ahmedabad L.D.College of Engineering, Ahmedabad Dr. Manish T. Thakker Head IC Dept
15 Ahmedabad L.J. Institute of Engineering and Technology Bhushan Mehta Assistant Professor
16 Ahmedabad L.M.College of Pharmacy, Ahmedabad Dr. Praful D. Bharadia Professor
17 Ahmedabad National Institute of Design Shri Amit Jain CEO, NDBI
18 Ahmedabad National Institute of Mass Communication and Journalism Ila Gohel IPR Coordinator
19 Ahmedabad R. J. Tibrewal Commerce College Pathan MuquitKhan Assistant Professor
20 Ahmedabad Ranchhodlal Chhotalal Technical Institute Shri P A Vaghela IPR Coordinator
21 Ahmedabad Sal Institute of Tech. & Engg. Research, Ahmedabad Mr. Shaswat L. Padalia Asst. Professor
22 Ahmedabad Silver Oak College of Engineering and Technology Mr. Kalp Bhatt Incubation Manager
23 Ahmedabad Vishwakarma Government Engineering College Dr. Femina Patel Professor
24 Amreli Dr J N Mehta Government Polytechnic, Amreli NAYANGIRI DHIRAJGIRI GOSVAMI IPR Coordinator
25 Anand A. D. Patel Institute Of Technology, Karamsad Prof Devang shah,Prof.Sandeep Panchal Assistant Professor
26 Anand Anand Agricultural University (AAU) Dr. D. C. Joshi Dean, College of FPT & BE
27 Anand Anand Pharmacy College Dr. Purvi A. Shah Professor
28 Anand B & B Institute of Technology Dr Arti Pamnani IPR Coordinator
29 Anand Birla Vishvakarma Mahavidyalaya Engineering College (BVM) Dr Bhargav C. Goradiya Associate Professor
30 Anand Charotar University of Science and Technology (CHARUSAT) Dr. Govind B Dave Dean, Faculty of Management Studies
31 Anand CP Patel & FH Shah Commerce College, Anand Harshit R Jain Assistant Professor
32 Anand G.H.Patel College of Engg. & Tech., V. V. Nagar Dr. Himanshu Soni Professor
33 Anand Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar Dr. Kola Sai Prasad Associate Professor
34 Anand Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Institute of Technology, Vasad Dr. P V Ramana IPR Coordinator
35 Anand Sardargunj Mercantile Co. Op. Bank Ltd. (Anand) English Medium College of Commerce & Management Dr Yashasvi Rajpara Assistant Professor
36 Aravalli Government Engineering College, Modasa. Dr H. D. Mehta Associate Professor
37 Aravalli Sir P.T. Science College, Modasa G.L.Vekaria Assistant Prof.
38 Banaskantha Government Engineering College, Palanpur Prof. N. A. Patel IPR Coordinator
39 Banaskantha Government Polytechnic, Palanpur Mr B M Patel IPR Coordinator
40 Bharuch Government Engineering College, Bharuch Prof. V. Y. Doshi Associate Professor
41 Bharuch Government Polytechnic, Rajpipla Mr.G.C.RATHWA IPR Coordinator
42 Bharuch Shri K.J.Polytechnic, Bharuch Mr. Y. M. Holiya Lecturer
43 Bhavnagar Government Engineering College, Bhavnagar Prof Shreya M Mehta IPR Coordinator
44 Bhavnagar Maharaja Krishnakumarsinhji Bhavnagar University Prof Vedant V Pandya IPR Coordinator
45 Bhavnagar Shantilal Shah Engineering College, Bhavnagar Dr Kiran Trivedi Associate Professor
46 Dahod Government Engineering College, Dahod Dr. M. K. Chudasama Assistant Professor
47 Dahod Government Polytechnic, Dahod Tejas M Ghiwala IPR Coordinator
48 Dangs Government Polytechnic, Waghai Shri D.B.Patel IPR Coordinator
49 Gandhinagar Dhirubhai Ambani Institute Of Information And Communication Technology (DAIICT) Prof. Bakul Gohel Assistant Professor
50 Gandhinagar Entrepreneurship Development Institute Of India (EDI) Dr. Satya Ranjan Acharya Associate Senior Faculty
51 Gandhinagar Gandhinagar Institute Of Technology,Bhoyan-Khatraj Kalol Road Mrugesh B Khatri Assistant Professor
52 Gandhinagar Government Engineering College, Gandhinagar Prof. Ketan. K. Acharya, Coordinator Asst. Prof. IC
53 Gandhinagar Gujarat Forensic Sciences University Dr. G Rajesh Babu Assistant Professor
54 Gandhinagar Gujarat National Law University, Gandhinagar Dr. Viral Pandya Associate Professor of Management
55 Gandhinagar Kadi Sarva Vishwavidyalaya Dr. Bhavin Pandya Dean- FMS, KSV
56 Gandhinagar National Institute of Fashion Technology Ms. Amisha Mehta IPR Coordinator
57 Gandhinagar Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University Mr. Abhinav Kapadia CFO, PDPU & Director, IIC
58 Gandhinagar Swarnim Startup & Innovation University Prof. Gautam S. Parmar Assistant Professor
59 Jamnagar Government Polytechnic, Jamnagar V R Kotdawala IPR Coordinator
60 Junagadh Bhakta Kavi Narsinh Mehta University, Junagadh Dr Mehul P. Dave IPR Coordinator
61 Junagadh Dr. Subhash Technical Campus Prof. Ashok M. Thummar IPR Coordinator
62 Kheda Dharmsinh Desai Univeristy, Nadiad Dr Sanjay Chauhan Associate Professor
63 Kutch Government Engineering College, Bhuj Prof. (Dr.) Bhavik N. Suthar IPR Coordinator
64 Kutch Government Polytechnic, Bhuj Mayur S Thacker Lecturer
65 Kutch K.S.K.V Kachchh University Dr Kanish Shah Assistant Professor
66 Mehsana Ganpat University Prof. Saurabh Dave Head – GNU (Incubation Centre)
67 Mehsana Government Polytechnic,Vadnagar Shri R.I. TRIVEDI Lect. EC
68 Mehsana Mansinhbhai Institute of Dairy and Food Technology  Dr. Sheweta Mudgil Assistant Professor
69 Mehsana Pramukh Swami Science & H D Patel Arts College, Kadi  Dr.Kamlesh shah Head, Department of Biotechnology,
70 Mehsana Sankalchand Patel University Dr. Gautam D. Makwana IPR Coordinator
71 Mehsana Smt. S.R. Patel Engg. College, Dabhi, Unjha Prof. M. M. Patel Head, CE Dept.
72 Morbi Lukhdhirji Engineering College (Polytechnic), Morbi Kothari Sir IPR Coordinator
73 Morbi Lukhdhirji Engineering College, Morbi Prof. R. N. Chovatia Associate Professor
74 Navsari GIDC Degree Engineering College, Navsari  Nilesh Parmar Assistant Professor
75 PanchMahals Government Engineering College, Godhra Dr. Amitkumar J. Patel IPR Coordinator
76 Panchmahals Government Polytechnic, Godhra Mr D.S Baria Lecturer Mechanical
77 Patan Government Engineering College, Patan Dr. Hitesh Panchal Assistant Professor
78 Patan K D Polytechnic, Patan Shri Fanan A Mukhi IPR Coordinator
79 Porbandar Government Polytechnic, Porbandar P.B.Vyas IPR Coordinator
80 Rajkot A.V.Parekh Technical Institute, Rajkot Lr. R. K. Borsaniya Lecturer
81 Rajkot Atmiya Institute Of Technology & Science Dr. Ashish M. Kothari Associate Professor
82 Rajkot B. K. Mody Government Pharmacy College, Rajkot Dr. Nilesh K Patel IPR Coordinator
83 Rajkot B.H.Gardi College Of Engg. & Technology, Rajkot  Prof. Monika Shah Assistant Professor
84 Rajkot Darshan Institute of Engg. & Tech., Rajkot-Morbi Highway, Hadala  Prof. Anil D. Kansagara Assistant Professor
85 Rajkot Government Engineering College, Rajkot Prof. K. B. Rahod Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering
86 Rajkot Government Polytechnic, Rajkot Mr. P D Pandey Lecturer
87 Rajkot Marwadi University Mr. Kirankumar Parmar Sr. Manager
88 Rajkot R K University, Rajkot Chintan Rajani Incubation Manager
89 Rajkot Saurashtra University, Rajkot Dr. Mihir Raval Head
90 Rajkot Shree Manibhai Virani & Smt. Navalben Virani Science College Dr. Pratik A. Ambasana Asst. Professor
91 Rajkot V.V.P. Engineering College, Rajkot Dr Dipesh G. Kamdar Associate Professor
92 Sabarkantha Government Polytechnic, Himatnagar H C Parmar IPR Coordinator
93 Surat A Y Dadabhai Technical Institute Mr.U.S.Desai IPR Coordinator
94 Surat Auro University, Surat Dr Rohit Singh Dean-Academics
95 Surat Dr. S & S S Ghandhy,GEC Surat Dr. V.D.Dhiman Professor
96 Surat Government Polytechnic for Girls Surat Ms. Nehal M.Shyal IPR Coordinator
97 Surat P P Savani University Mr.Palak Patel IPR Coordinator
98 Surat R. N. G. Patel Institute of Technology Prof. Vivek C. Joshi IPR Coordinator
99 Surat Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat Dr. Harshit K. Dave Asst. Professor, MED
100 Surat Sarvajanik College of Engg. & Technology Dr Dipali Kasat IPR Coordinator
101 Surat Shri Swami Atmanand Saraswati Institute of Tech., Surat Prof. Foram N. Dharsandiya Assistant Professor(Dean,Innovation & Development)
102 Surat Uka Tarsadia University Dr. Sanjay Tiwari Associate Professor
103 Surat Veer Narmad South Gujarat University Dr. Bharat P. Modi IPR Coordinator
104 Surendranagar C.U.Shah Polytechnic,Surendranagar S.M.Sanghvi Lecturer
105 Tapi Government Polytechnic Vyara Shri Gaurav P. Gohil IPR Coordinator
106 Vadodara Babaria Institute Of Technology,Varnama,Vadodara Dr. Santosh G Shah Director (Innovation)
107 Vadodara Indian Institute of Information Technology Vadodara Dr. Kamal Kishor Jha Assistant Professor
108 Vadodara ITM Vocational University Mr. Ravindra Prajapati IPR Coordinator
109 Vadodara Parul University Prof.Shantanu Chakravarty Principal BBA & EDC Head
110 Vadodara Sigma Institute of Engg., Bakrol  Mr. Sachin Patel Asst. Professor
111 Vadodara Sigma Institute of Technology & Engineering (Polytechnic) Mr. Janmejay Vyas IPR Coordinator
112 Vadodara The M S University Of Baroda, Vadodara N. K. Ojha Incharge Registrar, The M. S. University of Baroda
113 Valsad Government Engineering College, Valsad Dr. Kalpesh V. Modi Associate Professor
114 Valsad Government Polytechnic,Valsad Shri S.C.Patel Head of Electrical Engineering