2020 Annual Report

Message from the Commissioner
2020 Highlights
2020 IP Trends
Providing IP Service
  • Response to COVID-19: Adjustment of Examination & Trial Services
  • New Examination Guides for New Digital Industry Inventions
  • Cutting-edge Technology Used for e-Filing and the First Mobile Application for Trademarks
  • Improvement of Trademark & Design Examination
Promoting IP Creation and Utilization
  • Opening of the Korean Patent Big Data Center
  • IP Finance Surpasses KRW 2 Trillion
  • Release of Mutual Aid Loans
Strengthening IP Protection
  • "Reasonably Expected" Damage Compensation in Effect
  • 10th Anniversary of The Special Judicial Police
  • Response to IP Infringement and Dispute
Establishing Global IP Cooperation
  • Strengthening Cooperation with WIPO
  • RCEP Signing Among Nations of the Asia-Pacific Region
  • Major IP Offices to Enhance the Role of IP in Tackling Global Challenges
  • 10-Year Vision for Trilateral IP Cooperation
KIPO VIsion & Strategy
KIPO Organization Chart
IP Statistics
  • Last updated 26 August 2021
  • Trade and Cooperation Division