Our Services During the COVID-19 Extended Circuit Breaker

In view of the further extension to the nation-wide circuit breaker efforts, we are extending all filing deadlines to 5 June 2020, for those required to respond between 7 April 2020 to 4 June 2020. The extended deadline also applies to cases under our Hearings and Mediation Department.

Our physical office remains closed but our online portal, IP2SG, www.ip2.sg and mobile app IPOS Go, continue to be available during this period of time. Business and legal clinics will be conducted via tele-conferencing, while e-appointments will be conducted through telephone calls and/or email.

You may refer to Registries Practice Direction No. 2 of 2020 for further details. Our earlier circular providing further information on the relief measures also applies to Practice Direction No. 2 of 2020.

For Copyright Tribunal matters, please refer to our announcement here.

The following services remain suspended and will resume on 5 June 2020:
Picture1* These are (i) National Applications, (ii) Patents Section 34 National Security Clearance & Contravention, (iii) Hague, Madrid and PCT International Applications, (iv) All matters relating to Geographical Indications and Plants Varieties Protection, and (v) All matters under Hearings and Mediation Department.

We do seek your patience and understanding in cases of potential delays in documentation.

Please do not hesitate to reach us at ipos_enquiry@ipos.gov.sg or 6339 8616. Alternatively, you may request a call back by providing your contact details here.

Do take care, stay healthy and stay safe.