Ministry of Planning: Registration of 426 patents and granting 55 industrial models during ...

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Ministry of Planning: Registration of 426 patents and granting 55 industrial models during 2018

The Ministry of Planning announced on Sunday that the Central Organization for Standardization and Quality Control granted 426 patents and 55 industrial models during the last year 2018.

According to the official spokesman of the ministry Abdul-Zahra al-Hindawi, the patents granted last year were distributed by 398 Iraqi patents and 28 foreign patents, adding that while the number of industrial models granted 53 industrial models, compared to industrial models only foreign. He pointed out that the Central Organization for Standardization and quality control, received 730 applications for new patents, including 653 Iraqi applications and 77 foreign applications, while the number of applications for registration of industrial models amounted to 89 applications during the past year.

He pointed out that the total number of patents granted by the Central Organization for Standardization and Quality Control for the period from 2012 to 2019 amounted to 2249 patents in various fields, while the total patents granted since 1970 until the end of last year 5612 patents, noting that the receipt and registration and grant patents The invention did not stop in any of the years, except in 2005, which did not witness the registration or grant of any patent as a result of the circumstances experienced by the country, revealing the direction of the Ministry to provide the appropriate conditions to invest what can be invested from those patents.