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Intellectual Property Services Centre


Information of IPSC

The Hong Kong Productivity Council (HKPC) established the Intellectual Property Services Centre (IPSC) as a crucial link in fostering the development of high value-added industries and to streamline product innovation process in Hong Kong. The aim is to assist local companies and inventors to capitalize on their intellectual works through patent, trademark and industrial design registrations, thereby protecting their intellectual rights. Services in these areas are provided by HKPC in co-operation with professional parties in IP areas.

Intellectual Property Services Centre
Intellectual Property Services Centre

Patent Application Grant (PAG)

The PAG information webpage migrated to new website on 16 September 2022.

Consultancy Services

Intellectual Property (IP) Search and Analytics

IP search is important for enterprises to identify potential obstacles or issues before investing time and resources in the application processes and minimising the risks of unintentional infringement on other’s IP.

Patent search and analytics are often used by enterprises to master the latest development of relevant technology area that helps enterprises plan for the research direction and evaluate the market potential of their new inventions.

Trademark search and analytics are useful for enterprises to formulate strategies to maximise chances of brand protection and to avoid issues for potential infringement. HKPC offers various search options:


  • Trademark Clearance Search
  • Trademark Ownership Search


  • Subject Search
  • Applicant/Assignee Search
  • Patent Family Search
  • Legal Status Search
  • Inventor Search
  • Novelty Search
  • Prior Art Search
  • Application Number Search
  • Patent Clearance / Freedom to Operate Search
IP Protection

Huge labour effort and capital will be involved throughout your R&D processes. IP application is a vital step to protect your intellectual works. HKPC is here to help by working closely with local and overseas professionals to provide IP protection services including specifications drafting, registration, renewal and other protection procedures.

IP Consultancy Services

In accordance with your business operation and special needs, HKPC provides IP consultancy services and answer your enquiries related to IP issues. Also, we offer advisory services to the enterprises on intellectual property management and evaluate the effectiveness of the IP portfolio. This helps the enterprises make accurate decisions on business operations and fully leverage their IP assets.

In addition, HKPC provides IP consultation workshops to enterprises, enhancing awareness of IPs, identifying pain points of IP protection strategies and developing practical knowledge in the field of IP with best practice sharing to improve productivity and minimise risks.