Trade marks and Intellectual Property (IP)
Your inventions, designs and representations of your brand are Intellectual Property (IP) assets that can be protected. You can do so by filing trade marks, patents or designs.
Learn more about them in our Start-up Guide.
e-Services for Trade marks & Intellectual Property (IP)
Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)
Apply for ASEAN Patent Examination Co-operation (ASPEC)
Submit a request to join this regional acceleration programme that helps speed up the patent grant process.
Apply for Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
File for an international application under PCT directly with IPOS. PCT facilitates patent protection for an invention in multiple countries through one application.
Make appointment with IP business clinic
Book an appointment with a private business consultant on IP strategies and options for businesses. Areas of expertise include IP strategy, franchising and licensing, audits and valuation etc.
Make Appointment with IP Legal Clinic
Book a consultation on infringement of intellectual property or opposition. (e-Service is unavailable till mid-2021)
Make appointment with IPOS
Book an appointment with IPOS for questions about your application or available options.
Search for IP
Search for existing IP applications and registrations in IPOS’ database.
File your trade mark
File an application to register a trade mark with IPOS.
File your patent
File an application for a patent directly with IPOS.
File your design
File an application for a design in Singapore.
IPOS Go (Available on Google Play and the App Store)
Download IPOS’ mobile app to apply for and renew IP registrations, and use other e-services. Available on Google Play and the App Store.
Protect your ideas
Learn more about how to protect your brand's Intellectual Property (IP) assets.