This implies that India has to fast track the PPE production. Not many manufacturers have the PPE kit patent. Typically, to get a patent filed and approved, there is a long process where the first step (patent search) is performed to ensure that the product is new, innovative, and can be applied to industrial production. After this, with the help of legal assistance, the patent application is filed with the registrar and is reviewed by the Patent Office of Indian government. It takes 6 months to 18 months for the entire process and approval. Once approved, it gets registered at the patent site.