CBD- Convention of BioDiversity
IPR- Intellectual property rights
PO- Patent Office
IPO- Indian Patent Office
EPO- European Patent Office
IB- International Bereau
FTO- Freedom to operate
FER- First Examination Report
IPER- International Preliminary Examination Report
IPC- International Patent Classification
UPCL- US patent classification
ISA- International Searching Authority
FER- First Examination Report
TRIPS- Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
JPO- Japanese Patent Office
PCT- Patent Cooperation Treaty
ISR- International Search Report