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ASEAN Furniture Design Competition 2018


​Interested participants can download a copy of the Regulations [here] and submit to the Brunei Intellectual Property Office (BruIPO) at the Business Support Centre, Level 1, Design & Technology Building, Simpang 32-37, Anggerek Desa Technology Park. The deadline for submission is 15 June 2018.

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BruIPO Celebrates World Intellectual Property Day 2018


The Guest of Honour and one of the panellists was Yang Berhormat Datin Seri Paduka Hajah Hayati binti Pehin Orang Kaya Shahbandar Dato Seri Paduka Hj Mohd Salleh, the Attorney General.  Other panellists included Yang Berhormat Siti Rozaimeriyanty binti Dato Seri Laila Jasa Haji Abdul Rahman, a member of the Legislative Council; Professor Dr. Hjh Zohrah binti Haji Sulaiman, the Vice-Chancellor of Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB); and Dayang Shahrinah Yusof Khan, the Deputy Registrar & Head of BruIPO.  The discussion was moderated by Dayang Quratul-Ain Bandial, Editor and co-founder of THE SCOOP.

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EU-ARISE+ Meeting


​BruIPO hosted the 1st Sub-Project Steering Committee meeting under the EU ARISE + ASEAN Intellectual Property Rights project on 30 March at the Design & Technology Building, Anggerek Desa. The meeting was co-Chaired by Indonesia as current Chair of the ASEAN Working Group on Intellectual Property Cooperation (AWGIPC) and a representative from the EU Delegation in Bangkok

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A patent is a right granted to the owner of an invention to prevent others from making, using, importing or selling the invention without his permission. A patentable invention can be a product or a process that gives a new technical solution to a problem. It can also be a new method of doing things, the composition of a new product, or a technical improvement on how certain objects work.

A trademark is a sign or symbol used to distinguish goods and services of one traider from another and therefore must not be a sign that traders may wish to use to promote or describe their goods or services

An Industrial Design is the features of shape, configuration, pattern or ornament which when applied to an article gives the article unique appearance. It does not include a method or principles of contruction

Protection is given to plant breeders for the unique combination of genes created in a new plant "variety" when set conditions are met after the examination of the seed



Launched in 2009, the ASPEC Programme provides for the sharing of search and examination results amongst the participating ASEAN Offices. This would reduce duplication on the search and examination work, thereby facilitating applicants in obtaining corresponding patents faster and more efficiently.​



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Simpang 32-37,
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