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UPL wins CII Industrial IP Award 2023 

UPL wins CII Industrial IP Award 2023 

~ Conferred with Best Patents Portfolio and Best Trademarks Portfolio in the Life Sciences and Pharma, Large enterprises category ~

National, December 11th, 2023: UPL, a leading provider of Sustainable Agriculture Solutions, has been conferred upon with awards for Best Patents Portfolio (fifth consecutive year) and Best Trademarks Portfolio (second consecutive year) in the Life Sciences and Pharma, Large enterprises category at the recently concluded 9th edition of Confederation of Indian Industry’s (CII) Industrial IP Award Ceremony, 2023. 

Being a purpose-led company, UPL focuses on accelerating progress for the food system through OpenAg®. The company has been building a network that envisions sustainability anew, reshaping the perspective and operations of an entire industry. The endeavor remains open to novel concepts and innovative solutions as they diligently pursue their mission to enhance the sustainability of every food product. UPL currently holds over 2000 granted patents and over 16000 registered trademarks. 

Dr. Vishal A. Sodha, Head, Global Intellectual Property stated that, “We operate as an enterprise centered around intellectual property, committed to nurturing a culture of innovation, sustainability, and farmer-centricity. This accolade for our outstanding trademarks portfolio affirms our dedication to establishing and safeguarding robust brands that responsibly cater to the requirements of farmers, crops, communities, and consumers. UPL holds over 2000 granted patents that provide sustainable solutions to farmers’ needs. UPL is confident of increasing its innovation rate from 14% to 24% by FY 2027. UPL also has a large trademarks portfolio which has been recognized by CII; it proves to be a testament that UPL is creating and protecting strong brands across the globe.”

The CII Industrial IP Awards celebrates enterprises who have championed intellectual property development and protection to boost both their own businesses and wider economic growth. The CII award follows an IP Excellence Award awarded to UPL this year by Questel for its advanced products and solutions.

About UPL 

UPL Ltd. (NSE: UPL, BSE: 512070, LSE GDR: UPL), is a global provider of sustainable agricultural products & solutions, with annual revenue exceeding $6 billion. We are a purpose-led company. Through OpenAg®, UPL is focused on accelerating progress for the food system. We are building a network that is reimagining sustainability, redefining the way an entire industry thinks and works – open to fresh ideas, innovation and new answers as we strive towards our mission to make every single food product more sustainable. As one of the largest agriculture solutions companies worldwide, our robust portfolio consists of biologicals and traditional crop protection solutions with more than 14,000 registrations. We are present in more than 130 countries, represented by more than 10,000 colleagues globally. For more information about our integrated portfolio of solutions across the food value chain including seeds, post-harvest, as well as physical and digital services, please visit upl-ltd.com and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.


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