Taiwan Intellectual Property Office

Coordinates: 25°01′18.2″N 121°32′29.3″E / 25.021722°N 121.541472°E / 25.021722; 121.541472

Intellectual Property Office, MOEA
ROC Intellectual Property Office Logo.svg
Agency overview
Formed1927[citation needed]
JurisdictionTaiwan (ROC)
HeadquartersDa'an, Taipei
Parent agencyMinistry of Economic Affairs

The Intellectual Property Office (TIPO; Chinese: 經濟部智慧財產局; pinyin: Jīngjìbù Zhìhuì Cáichǎnjú) is the patent, trademark, and copyright office of Taiwan.[1] It operates under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).[2] As of July 2011, TIPO had a staff of 734 persons, with more than half of them handling patent matters.[2]


TIPO was established in 1927.[3]


The office is accessible within walking distance south of Technology Building Station of Taipei Metro.

See also


  1. ^ "Interview with Mei-Hua Wang, Taiwan Intellectual Property Office". PharmaBoardroom. 14 June 2010. Retrieved 2 March 2014.
  2. ^ a b "Overview of Taiwan Intellectual Property Office" (PDF). www.tipo.gov.tw. Taiwan Intellectual Property Office. 6 September 2011. Retrieved 15 March 2014.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-12-15. Retrieved 2014-03-15.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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