The 4th ASEAN IP Academy Working Group (IPAWG) Meeting was held via Video Conference on 14 July 2021. The Meeting was attended by representatives from all ASEAN member States (AMS) and hosted by the ASEAN Secretariat.


The 4th IPAWG Meeting continued discussing the technical developments of the Virtual ASEAN IP Academy page that will be hosted by Singapore on the ASEAN IP Portal. The Meeting also noted that the virtual ASEAN IP Academy will be launched and made accessible to IP Officials from AMS by September 2021.


The Meeting also discussed moving ahead with Train the Trainers programmes as proposed by the EU IP Office (EUIPO) and the Japan Patent Office (JPO) in the fourth quarter of 2021. The AMS were also appreciative and noted the support and resources committed by various Dialogue Partners towards the establishment of the ASEAN IP Academy.