Intellectual Property Office of Singapore

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Law. We are an innovation agency that uses our IP expertise and networks to drive Singapore’s future growth. Our focus is on helping enterprises grow through IP and innovation strategies, developing skills and expertise in these areas, and creating a vibrant ecosystem where today’s ideas become tomorrow’s assets.

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IP Academy

IP Academy Singapore is the education and training arm of IPOS. IP Academy aims to be a leading centre for excellence in IP and innovation education, with a mission to grow a vibrant network of skilled IP and innovation professionals and users through quality education.

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IPOS International

IPOS International (IPOS-I) is the international arm of IPOS. Appointed as an International Searching and Preliminary Examining Authority (ISA/IPEA) by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), IPOS International has over 100 patent examiners with a heavy concentration of Ph.Ds in different areas of technology and science. It is ISO 9001 accredited for its patent search and examination services. IPOS International’s services include Patent Search and Examination, customised searches, and bespoke Patent Analytics and Technology Intelligence Reports for informed decision making.

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IP ValueLab

IP ValueLab (IPVL) empowers businesses to maximise the value of their intangible assets, driving exponential growth and profits. As the enterprise engagement arm of IPOS, it delivers IP management solutions to help businesses gain a competitive edge in their innovation. To offset the cost of these engagements, it administers SPRING Singapore’s Collaborative Industry Projects (CIP) grant to qualifying companies. IP ValueLab is also a partner of the Makara Innovation Fund, and facilitates IP business due diligence and advisory.

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