Organization Profile - Patents and Trade-marks
Patents and Trade-marks
Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
The Commissioner of Patents is appointed by the GIC to hold office during pleasure. The Registrar of Trade-marks shall be the person appointed as Commissioner of Patents.
An Assistant Commissioner of Patents may be appointed in the manner authorized by law and shall be a technical officer experienced in the administration of the Patent Office.
When the Commissioner is absent or unable to act, the Assistant Commissioner, or if she/he also is at the same time absent or unable to act, another officer designated by the Minister, may exercise the powers and shall perform the duties of the Commissioner.
When the Registrar is absent or unable to act or when the office of Registrar is vacant, his/her powers shall be exercised and his/her duties and functions performed in the capacity of acting registrar by such other officer as may be designated by the Minister.
|Commissioner of Patents|
|Ex-officio Registrar of Trade-marks|
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