Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan

Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan) was established as an autonomous body on April 8, 2005 under the administrative control of the Cabinet Division for integrated and efficient intellectual property management in the country. The Trade Marks Registry, Copyright Office and Patent Design Office became part of the new Organization under a unified and integrated management system. On July 25, 2016, the administrative control of IPO-Pakistan was transferred from Cabinet Division to Commerce Division. The major functions of the Organization, inter alia, include administer and coordinate all Government systems for protection and strengthening of Intellectual Property (IP); Manage all IP offices in the country; Create awareness about IP Rights; Advise Federal Government on IP Policy; Ensure effective enforcement of IP rights through designated IPR Enforcement Agencies (Police, FIA, and Pakistan Customs)....Read More

Intellectual Property (IP) refers to creations of the intellect for which an exclusive right is assigned to designated owners by law. Intellectual property rights (IPRs) are the protections granted to the creators of IP, and include trademarks, copyright, patents, industrial design rights, Layout designs of integrated circuits, Geographical Indications and Plant Breeder’s Rights. The registration of IPRs are territorial and must be filed in each country where protection is sought. A patent or trademark in one country does not afford protection in another country. The following types of intellectual property rights protection are being offered / in-process in Pakistan:









One Day IP awareness session at AWKU, Mardan ...

2017-09-28 To 2017-09-28

One day session on “How to register a Patent” was organize......

IPO-Pakistan commemorates World IP Day ...

2017-04-26 To 2017-04-26

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IPO-Pakistan, HEC to ink down agreement for establishing TISC network in 23 Universities
2017-12-06

ISLAMABAD: Intellectual Property Organization (IPO-Pakistan) and Higher Education Com......

USA to work closely with IPO-Pakistan for promotion of IPRs
2017-11-30

WASHINGTON DC, November 29, 2017: United States Department of Commerce extended compl......

IPO-Pakistan to play important role in CPEC: Shaza Fatima Khawaja
2017-11-23

ISLAMABAD, November 23, 2017: Parliamentary Secretary for Commerce, Ms. Shaza Fatima ......