IP Manager Scheme PLUS

In a knowledge-based economy, intellectual property (IP) is becoming increasingly important in promoting business development.

Free IP Consultation Service

The Intellectual Property Department of the Government of the Hong Kong SAR, with support from the Law Society of Hong Kong, provides FREE One-On-One IP Consultation Service for Hong Kong small and medium enterprises (SMEs*).

Applying for a standard patent

The owner of a Hong Kong patent can take civil action to prevent any person from using the patented invention in the Hong Kong SAR without permission.

Re-industrialisation Funding Scheme (RFS)

RFS aims to subsidise manufacturers to set up new smart production lines in Hong Kong. The entire or a significant portion of the production line under application should fulfil the “smart manufacturing” criteria.

Public Sector Trial Scheme – ITF Projects (PSTS-ITF)

PSTS-ITF aims to provide funding support for production of prototypes/samples and/or conducting of trials in the public sector to facilitate and promote the realisation and commercialisation of research and development (R&D) results under ITF projects.

Patent Application Grant

PAG aims to encourage local companies and inventors to capitalise their intellectual work through patent registration.

Technology Voucher Programme (TVP)

TVP aims to support local enterprises/organisations in using technological services and solutions to improve productivity, or upgrade or transform their business processes.