The WIPO Singapore Office (WSO) was established in 2005. With growing economies, significant intellectual property (IP) creators and attractive markets, the global IP system is critically important to the ASEAN Region. The office seeks to increase innovation and creativity in the ASEAN region by promoting effective use of WIPO services such as the PCT, Madrid and Hague Systems.
Users can search over 17 million records relating to internationally protected trademarks and national trademark data collections from Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, the Philippines and Singapore.
Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISCs) provide innovators in developing countries with access to locally-based, high quality technology information and related services. There are more than 30 TISCs in the Philippines.
Through this online marketplace, we help connect ASEAN seekers and providers of new environmental solutions with other seekers and providers of cutting-edge green technology and services around the world.
We welcome study visits by small groups (20 participants) on a self-financing basis. Programs may cover a short course on various aspects of the IP system. We also assist in organizing study visits to IP-related institutions in Singapore.
This study analyzed the impact of IP on various economic sectors in ASEAN member states, and the manner in which companies in these sectors had been making use of the different elements of IP to leverage their competitiveness, promote trade and create jobs. It is based on a detailed survey carried out in all the countries.