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Benny Antony conferred National IP Award

Kochi | Updated on April 22, 2019 Published on April 22, 2019

Benny Antony, Joint Managing Director, the Kochi-based Arjuna Natural Ltd, has been conferred with the National Intellectual Property Award for 2019 in the category of Top Individual for Patents and Commercialization.

Along with the National IP Award, the Intellectual Property Office India and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) have jointly conferred the ‘WIPO Medal for Inventors’ also to Antony.

The Indian Intellectual Property Office bestows National Intellectual Property (IP) awards to outstanding innovators, organisations and companies in the field of patents, designs, trademarks and geographical indications on the occasion of World IP Day every year. Both the awards will be given away on April 26 at a function jointly organised by the Indian Intellectual Property Office and the Confederation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CII) in New Delhi.

Antony heads the R&D facility of Arjuna Natural Ltd. He is the inventor of BCM-95, the world’s leading patented turmeric extract formulation, with over 80 international patents to his credit, said a release.

Published on April 22, 2019
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