Singapore - Country Commercial Guide
Protecting Intellectual Property

Provides advice on IPR protection. including information on the registration of patents and trademarks

Last published date: 2020-09-16

In any foreign market companies should consider several general principles for effective protection of their intellectual property.  For background, please link to our article on Protecting Intellectual Property and for more resources.

Singapore has signed a number of major IPR treaties, such as the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) copyright treaty, the Berne Convention for Literary and Artistic Works, the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks, and the Patent Cooperation Treaty. 

IP Contact in Southeast Asian region

Name: Ms. Kitisri Sukhapinda, IP Attaché

Office of Regional IP Attaché for Southeast Asia

Address: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Embassy Bangkok, Room 302,

GPF Witthayu Tower A, 93/1 Wireless Road, Bangkok 10330, Thailand

Telephone: (662) 205-5913


For more information, contact ITA’s Office of Intellectual Property Rights Director, Stevan Mitchell at