National Research Center on Meat (NCRM) at Hyderbad, India has filed a patent for chicken gongura pickle which was published by Controlled journal of patents which is the first step for grant a patent.
Dr. B.M Naveena the senior scientist of NRCM said that generally people use either gongura pickle or chicken pickle. We are making the combination of these two which include at least eight steps. We are not using vinegar, lemon, citric acid which is
generally used by people. Three steps in the process are entirely different and new. They also said that it can be store up to five months at room temperature if sealed in polyester pouches. Experts said that these patents claim should be examined properly and they have to prove their innovation with strong documentary evidence.
Dr. Madabushi sridhar professor of Nalsar University said that to prove their innovation they have to show how their method is different. If method is finding not different then they can’t be given monopoly of chicken gongura pickle.
Author: Pawan Ahuja