Any person in Papua New Guinea 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.
IPO administers registration of trademarks, patents and industrial designs and maintains Registries of trademarks, patents and industrial designs. IPO also deals with copyright matters by providing information on the copyright protection.
The Office assesses their application/s in accordance with the relevant
statutory requirements under various IP legislations and grants intellectual property
rights (IPRs) accordingly.