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WHO WE ARE

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) is committed to developing Singapore into a global innovation hub. We help to catalyse a future driven by life-enhancing, commercially successful ideas created by businesses, professionals and everyday people. We help to turn today’s ideas into tomorrow’s assets.

Our Subsidiary - IPOS International


About IPOS International

IPOS International is a private limited company fully owned by IPOS, committed to building Singapore’s future growth as a global hub for intellectual property creation, commercialisation and management. We serve the public sector, investors, private enterprises, not-for-profits, service providers and individuals through patent search and analysis, training and IP management services. Together, we amplify creativity and enable innovation, to realise tangible economic and social value from intangible assets.

For more information on IPOS International, please visit www.iposinternational.com

IPOS International Services

IPOS International works closely with public and private enterprises across the world to support them through their innovation journey.

It does not believe in a one-size-fits-all approach and therefore aims to first understand your goals, challenges and needs. This allows it to have a clear idea of where you are heading and provide the right solutions to support that journey. IPOS International draws on its unique multi-cultural and multi-lingual capabilities to bring to the table data, insights and experiences from Western and Asian contexts. It also works with other partners in Singapore’s innovation ecosystem to provide you with a wider range of tools and solutions.

The following are some areas of the domain expertise which it draws on to tailor solutions for you:

  1. IP management and strategy solutions that assist enterprises in understanding and managing their intangible assets to:
    • Chart growth plans and action points in alignment with business strategy 
    • Create competitive edge
    • Strengthen market position and unlock value
    • Evaluate commercial potential of innovation 
  2. Patent search and analysis that combines IP knowledge with deep technical expertise to:
    • Deliver insights on industry and technology trends to bolster R&D decisions
    • Develop comprehensive patent search reports to uncover the state of the art
    • Produce competitor landscapes to facilitate technology transfer, licensing or acquisition
    • Ascertain validity of patents for licensing and litigation support
  3. Education and training programmes, from foundational to industry-specific and deep-skilling for enterprises and industries, and courses that address the needs of public agencies:
    • Executive: Public and corporate short courses; blended online learning available 24/7
    • Industry-specific: IP knowledge and competency for specific job roles; customised courses tailored to an organisation’s needs
    • Deep skilling: Certification programmes – Master of IP and Innovation Management in collaboration with Singapore University of Social Sciences; Specialist Certificate in Intangible Asset Management
Vision and Mission

IPOS International's vision is a Singapore where innovative enterprises use intangible assets to grow. Its mission is to catalyse industry and enterprise growth by providing IP and intangible asset expertise.