IPOS-I releases “The State of Innovation in ASEAN 2018” study

As one of the world’s fastest growing markets, the ASEAN region is a diverse and important economy, offering immense business and innovation opportunities. IPOS-I recently conducted a study that provides a snapshot into the patent filing activity that has helped drive the ASEAN economy.

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IPOS-I Visits a Local Indoor Urban Farm

Deep in the heart of an industrial estate in Paya Lebar is the last place you would expect to find a vegetable farm. Yet in January 2018, Executive Director of IPOS-I, Mr Dexter Teo, together with a team of patent examiners, visited an indoor urban farm located in a nondescript industrial building.

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IPOS as International Searching Authority hits the 1,000 PCT application mark in just over 2 years

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) as International Searching Authority recently received its 1,000th international patent application under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) in December 2017.

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