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Mandsaur artist 'nails' patent truth

DNIND18378 | 2/23/2013 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :347 | Art & Culture

Wajid Khan got a global recognition and a high price for his artifacts after he filed for a patent

Mandsaur artist Wajid Khan had never thought that getting a patent for his art works would help him increase their market and subsequently the price.
Today, his artifacts, created by hammering small iron nails on specially imported plywood, have earned global recognition and he is earning as much as `35 lakh per piece.
"Till three years ago, I had engaged in several innovations but ran out of resources when no one helped me. Then I switched to this unique nail art and Intellectual Property Facilitation Centre (IPFC) not only helped me file a patent for my art work but also helped me get recognition beyond national boundaries," said Khan, while talking to media persons in the city on Friday.
Earlier, his artifacts
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