A patent can help you to protect your new product, process or technical improvement to existing technology. Read on to find out more about registering and managing your patents.

Practice Directions (pre-2015)

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Acceleration Programmes

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IP Clinics

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Managing Patents

WIPO Inventor Assistance Programme (IAP)

An initiative to help young inventors navigate the patent system

Forms & Fees

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Practice Guidelines & Circulars

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Patent Agents

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