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Any person in PNG or abroad interested to register and obtain protection over a trademark, patent or industrial design in Papua New Guinea, can apply to the IPOPNG to have these intellectual properties protected.

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Vision Statement

Embracing Intellectual Property as an instrument for stimulating socio-economic and cultural growth by protecting national creativity and endowments, thereby providing a mechanism to achieve prosperity in all economic sectors and at all levels of Papua New Guinea’s society.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (IP) PROTECTS ASSETS OF YOUR CREATIVITY

Performances

Invention

Writing

Productions

Painting

Designing

Useful Links for Business Start-Up

To Register A Business/Company in Papua New Guinea. Visit Investment Promotion Authority

To Register for Goods & Services Tax (GST). Visit Internal Revenue Commission

To Comply with Labeling & Advertising Requirements for Your Business, visit Independent Consumer & Competition Commission .

APEC TECHNICAL WORKING GROUP MEETING

IPOPNG Hosts a Successful Meeting for IP Experts from 21 Economies

IPOPNG took part in planning and hosting the 46th Intellectual Property Rights Experts Group Meeting as the host economy to APEC 2018 Summit on 27 – 28 of February at Lamana Hotel, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

World Intellectual Property Day 2018

IPOPNG Successfully Hosts 2018 Theme: Powering Women in Innovation & Creativity

IPOPNG recently celebrated the World Intellectual Property Day on the 26th of April 2018. It is an annual event which sees the office hosting events in accordance to the theme to commemorate the day.
This year’s theme was focused on women and how they initiate change through their creativity in the community they live in. PNG women in the handicraft  and music industry that were based in Port Moresby were invited to attend and share their stories through performance and sale of local handicraft to the public.

Useful Links for Enforcement:

For Enforcement of Right at the Borders for registered Trade Mark, Design or Invention in Papua New Guinea, Visit PNG Customs .

For any Suspicious or Illegal Border Activities relating to land, see and/or air transport of goods into or going out of Papua New Guinea, call Customs on (675) 7091 9000 ( or refer to Customs Wasman Hotline Information)

For Consumer Protection Complaint relating to any Product, Service or Business, lay a complaint with the Independent Consumer & Competition Commission (ICCC)

For any Illegal Business Activities within Papua New Guinea, contact Investment Promotion Authority