Indian Council of Agricultural Research
CENTRAL MARINE FISHERIES RESEARCH INSTITUTE
  • Patented on-shore pearl culture techonology
  • Patented hatchery technology for clownfish
  • Green Mussel extract (GMe) for relief from arthrities
  • Technology commersialisation - MoU with industry
  • Technology transfer agreement for GAe

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Intellectual Property Management and Technology Transfer/ Commercialization Unit (ITMU)

 

CMFRI has shaping a number of intellectual property-protected technologies, which are of direct or indirect benefits to society and mankind. The institute is mandated with natural resource management and therefore several techniques, protocols, and technologies developed by CMFRI cannot be patented. However, these are the vital links to ecosystem, and can be used for human welfare. CMFRI patents are being filed through ITMU (Intellectual Property Management and Technology Transfer/ Commercialization Unit).

Functions of ITMU in the Institute

The ITMU of Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute functions according to the ICAR IP guidelines

  • IP protection, maintenance and management.
  • To carry out internal examination before filing patents.
  • Patent filing; invite expert opinion from patent attorney/ IPR expert.
  • ITMC duly records the reasons for acceptance/rejection of each patent proposal.
  • Correction/ rectification/ updation of primary information.
  • Technology transfer/ commercialization.

Overview of IP assets

No: of technologies licensed (exclusive / non-exclusive) : 2
No: of patents (applied) : 20
No: of Trademarks : 1
No: of Copyrights : 4

IPR Database of CMFRI

IP Tools Appl. Number Title Innovators Date of Complete Patent Application Publication date Present Status Transfer/ Commercialization status
  PATENTS
1 458/DEL/2001 On shore marine pearl culture Syda Rao G. 26/02/02 12/01/04 N/A Demonstrated the technology
2 1638/DEL/2004 Hatchery technology for production of damselfish Gopakumar G. 31/08/04 12/07/06 N/A Package of technologies on broodstock development, captive breeding and larval rearing of marine ornamental fishes.
3 1987/DEL/2004 Pearl production techniques  through tissue culture in the Indian pearl oyster (Pinctada fucata) and  the abalone, (Haliotus varia and other pearl producing mollusks Dharmaraj S. and Suja C. P. 10/10/05 8/09/07 N/A Not applicable
4 3455/DEL/05 Hatchery technology for production of clown fish Gopakumar G. 23/12/05 14/11/07 N/A Package of technologies on broodstock development, captive breeding and larval rearing of marine ornamental fishes.
5 PCT/IB2006/003299 In vitro pearl production using marine organisms   Dharmaraj S. and Suja C. P. 27/11/06 15/10/08 N/A International Patent
6 203/CHE/2008 A phytase produced extracellularly from thermophilic bacterium Paulraj R. et al 12/09/09 01/06/12 Awaiting examination report from Patent Office The technology can be up-scaled for commercial production of phytase for use in mineral nutrient mobilization
7 1543/CHE/2009 A method and composition for land-based culturing of pearl oyster in marine body and device therefore Syda Rao G. 01/07/09 01/04/11 -do- Demonstrated the technology
8 31/CHE/2010 A device for breeding and culturing marine fish in open sea Syda Rao G. et al. 13/07/10 25/05/12 -do- Demonstrated to the tribals,  Fishermen, fishermen co-operatives and SHG’s involved in the open sea cage culture
9 32/CHE/2010 Formulated feed for marine ornamental fishes and a process thereof Vijayagopal P., Vijayan, KK, Chakraborty, K., Gopakumar, G., Syda Rao G. 13/07/10 25/05/12 -do- The feed is sold to marine ornamental fish farmers and aquarium hobbyists as per demand through ATIC
10 2065/CHE/2010 A process to concentrate anti-inflammatory principles from green musselPerna viridis L. and a product incorporating these ingredients. Chakraborty K, Vijayagopal P, Vijayan KK, Syda Rao, G Joseph J, Chakkalakal SJ 6/4/2011 15/02/13 -do- The technology has been commercialized on 05.10.2012 with Accelerated Freeze Drying Company Pvt. Ltd, Kochi.
11 2066/CHE/2010 A product containing anti-inflammatory principles from green mussel Perna viridis L. and a process thereof Chakraborty K, Vijayagopal P, Vijayan KK, Syda Rao, G Joseph J, Chakkalakal SJ 6/4/2011 22/03/13 -do- The technology has been commercialized on 05.10.2012 with Accelerated Freeze Drying Company Pvt. Ltd.,  Kochi.
12 2063/CHE/2010 A process to prepare naturalised Artemia francesciana from Indian subcontinent with high docosahexaenoic acid and trehalose for aquaculture applications PC Thomas et al. 6/4/2011 22/03/13 -do- Used for in-house use as maricultured live feed and scaling-up for commercial production
13 2064/CHE/2010 A process to prepare antioxidant and anti-inflammatory concentrates from brown and red seaweeds and a product therof Chakraborty K, Praveen, NK, Vijayan, KK, Syda Rao G 6/4/2011 22/03/13 -do- The technology has been commercialized with Celestial Biolabs Limited,Hyderabad  on 14th February, 2013.
14 5197/CHE/2012 Cement & concrete moulded artificial reef apparatus to aggregate marine fish Kasim, HM, Vivekanandan, E., Rajagopal, M., Mohanraj, G., Kandasami, D., and Syda Rao G. 13/12/2012 Yet to be published -do- Technology has been offered on Consultancy mode to (1) Tamil Nadu Fisheries Department,
(2) Tamil Nadu Corporation for Development of Women.
15 5196/CHE/2012 Development of galvanized iron cage for finfish culture in open sea Phillipose, KK, Sharma, K. and G Syda Rao 13/12/2012 Yet to be published -do- Demonstrated to the tribals, Fishermen, fishermen co-operatives and SHG’s involved in the open sea cage culture
16 5198/CHE/2012 A Process to isolate anti-Inflammatory principles from green mussel Perna viridis L. to prepare a stabilized nutraceutical supplement against inflammatory disorders and a product thereof Chakraborty K, Vijayan KK, Syda Rao, G 13/12/2012 Yet to be published -do- The technology has been commercialized with Accelerated Freeze Drying Company Pvt. Ltd.Kochi.
17 5199/CHE/2012 A product containing anti-inflammatory principles from brown seaweeds and a process therof Chakraborty K, Vijayan KK, Syda Rao, G 13/12/2012 Yet to be published -do- The technology has been commercialized with Celestial Biolabs Limited, Hyderabad.
18 2281/CHE/2013 A device and process to separate oyster meat from shell using pressurized steam Mohamed, K.S., Kripa, V., Sharma, R., Sharma, J., Alloycious, P.S.., Joseph, M., Venkatesan, V. 24/05/2013 Yet to be published -do- A modified version used by a NGO in Ashtamudi lake
19 2962/CHE/2013 Anti-inflammatory principles in a preparation of seaweeds Chakraborty K, Syda Rao G., V. K. Raola 24/05/2013 Yet to be published -do- The technology has been commercialized with Celestial Biolabs Limited.
20 2965/CHE/2013 Growout pellet feed for silver pompano Trachinotus blotchii (Lacepede) and a process therefore to incorporate essential nutritional elements in fish Jayakumar R., Abdul Nazar A.K., Subbaraju, NVS, Gopakumar, G. 03/07/2013 Yet to be published -do- Partnership developed with Rudra Technofeeds Private Limited, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh and used for Silver Pompano mariculture

Technology commercialized

Name of Technology/ Innovation/
Material/ Training Module or Title
Detail about Contracting Party Mode of
Tech. Transfer
Year Earnings (Total) Rs./
Licensing        
CadalminTM Green Algal extract (CadalminTM GAe)   Celestial Biolabs Limited, a Hyderabad based BioPharmaceutical Company Licensing February 2013 Rs. 5,00,000/- (Revenue on 5% royalty)
CadalminTM Green Mussel extract
(CadalminTM GMe)  
Accelerated Freeze Drying Company Pvt. Ltd, Cochin Licensing August 2012 5% Royalty for 10 years

CMFRI Trademark

The Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) has officially registered a trademark entitled ‘CADALMIN‘ for the products and services of the institute. The official registration of trademark ‘CADALMIN’ was done in the office of the registrar of Trademarks, India, Chennai. The applications were filed under the guidance of the approved license holding agency, ‘Trademark for India’ in two classes 31 and 35 covering the food for fish, seeds, trading and marketing.

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