Indian Patent office has launched a new version of Indian Patent Information Retrieval System
(IPAIRS) system. The IPAIRS which enabled user to track status of pending Indian Patent
applications was launched in 2010, to increase transparency in the functioning of the Indian
The IPAIRS Version 2.0 enables the user to retrieve Application Status as well as access
information on Published and Granted Patents. Current version of search engine is basically a
structured search i.e. interface providing pre-defined Indexed fields for searching in the database.
This version has been improved over previous so as to provide:
- Increased no. of fields (No. of Parameters for search are now 14)
- Combination of Search fields
- Inclusion of operators
- Distinct (non-repetitive) results
- Detailed information of Patents (01/01/1995 onwards)
The Agent Register is the new tab that has been added by the Patent Office in the newer version.
The IPAIRS Version 2.0 can be accessed at http://126.96.36.199/patentsearch/search/index.aspx.