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WIPO-Singapore ASEAN Mediation Programme

January 15, 2024

As part of the collaboration between the Government of Singapore and WIPO, ASEAN parties can benefit from the new ASEAN Mediation Programme (AMP), which offers funding for mediations administered by the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center's Office in Singapore in accordance with the following schedule of fees:

Funding available under the ASEAN Mediation Programme

Type of Case

Funding Amount

Administration Fee

Any existing IP/technology dispute or negotiation (including before courts, IP authorities or arbitral institutions) involving a party who is an ASEAN national or entity

Up to SGD 8,000


(*) The maximum amount of SGD 8,000 to be funded by AMP includes all costs relating to the mediation (subject to submission of relevant invoices) and will be shared equally among disputing parties unless otherwise agreed.


  • Parties may apply for funding under AMP until December 31, 2024 or until the AMP fund is drawn down, whichever is earlier.
  • At least one party must be an ASEAN national or entity (the ASEAN Member States are Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam).
  • The mediator must be based in Singapore.
  • Parties provide feedback on the mediation experience.
  • Parties consent to named publicity (excluding details of settlement terms).
  • A shadow mediator appointed by the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) from the Young IP Mediator initiative will observe the mediation.
  • Parties may not claim both under AMP and under the Revised Enhanced Mediation Promotion Scheme (REMPS) for costs in relation to the same or substantially the same dispute.
  • To submit a Request for WIPO Mediation, please contact us or visit the website 

The WIPO Center can provide meeting rooms for parties to hold their mediations, free of charge.

Related Information

WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center 
Singapore Office

Maxwell Chambers
28 Maxwell Road #02-14
Singapore 069120
T +65 6225 2129 
F +65 6225 3568

General queries: arbiter.mail@wipo.int
Website: www.wipo.int/amc/