2022 Annual Report

Message from the Commissioner
2022 Highlights
2022 IP Trends
Improving the IP System
  • Expansion of AI in Examination and Trial Services
  • Adoption of Examination Guidelines on Virtual Goods
  • Accelerated Examination for Semiconductor Patent Applications
  • New Division for Accelerated Examination of Service Marks
  • Improvements for Customer-centered IP Application Services
Promoting the Creation and Use of IP
  • Customized Support for IP-based R&D Strategies
  • Vitalization of the Linkage between Patent Big Data Analysis and R&D
  • Support for Stable Growth of Innovative Enterprises
Strengthening IPR Protection
  • Amendment to the Punishment of Unfair Practices during Trial Proceedings
  • Launch of an Integrated Reporting & Consultation Center for IP Infringement
  • Enforcement Against Distribution of Counterfeit Products of Korean Brands
Enhancing Global IP Cooperation
  • IP-R&D Methodology Training Course for Developing Countries
  • KIPO-WIPO-KIPA Joint Development of IP Panorama 2.0
  • Hosting of the Korea-ASEAN Heads of IP Offices Meeting
  • Adoption of a Joint Statement on the 10th Anniversary of the TM5/ID5
KIPO VIsion & Strategy
KIPO Organization Chart
IP Statistics
  • Last updated 10 August 2023
  • Trade and Cooperation Division