The patent office in collaboration with the Delhi State Legal Service Authority (DSLSA) has undertaken to initiate a project to liquidate such pendency through mediation/conciliation based on Mediation/Conciliation Rules framed under the Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987. As per public notice dated 19-2-2016 issued in this regard the project will be undertaken on pilot basis in respect of 500 pending opposition and rectification matters and the interested parties are required to submit a Consent Form appended to the notice.