Recognised Groups

APAA members comprise individual members / organisations practising the profession of patent attorney in the Asian Region. The members within a territory in the Region can form a Recognised Group

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The work of the association relating to the various areas of intellectual property law (such as copyright, patents and trademark) is carried out by a number of Standing Committees whose Chairpersons are appointed by the Council.

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Members / Observers

Members are able to access our online publications. Members and observers are also able to participate in our activities (eg, council meetings, general assemblies). Join us!

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APAA 2022 Busan: Save the date!

 Oct 15, 2022 - Oct 18, 2022
 Busan, Korea

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About APAA

The Asian Patent Attorneys Association ("APAA") is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting and enhancing intellectual property protection in the Asian region (including Australia and New Zealand). Established in December 1969, membership of APAA is open to individuals practising the profession of patent attorney in the Asian region as well as organisations which comprise such individuals and are constituted in the Asian region...Read More

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Only individuals practising the profession of a patent attorney in the Asian Region and organisations constituted in the region operated by one or more such individuals are eligible for membership of APAA, subject to the discretion of the Council to determine the scope of the membership. Membership is through the Recognised Groups. Currently Recognised Groups exist in Australia, Bangladesh, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan...Read More