Intellectual Property Department will coordinate the service and liaise with the applicant by phone/fax/email within 7 working days upon receipt of the completed application form. All fields must be completed.

PART I: Information of the Business

Name of
Business Registration Certificate/ Certificate of Incorporation Number
No. of Persons Employed in Hong Kong (proprietors, partners and shareholders included)
Major Business Nature (Please choose ONE only)
If your business/establishment has Research & Development activities or is related to Innovation & Technology development, please identify the technology area(s).
(You may choose more than one)

Note: Manufacturing enterprises with less than 100 employees and non-manufacturing enterprises with less than 50 employees are regarded as SMEs in Hong Kong (Source: Trade and Industry Department). The Free Intellectual Property Consultation Service is for SMEs only. Requests from law firms and providers of IP consultancy or other professional services will not be entertained.

PART II: Advisory Areas

Advisory Areas
(You may choose more than one)

(Certain types of IP, such as trade marks, designs and patents, have to be registered in order to obtain effective protection in the territory of registration.)

(It refers to a process such as the identification, acquisition, maintenance, protection, commercialization and/or enforcement of intellectual property rights. Such process may involve formulating an IP strategy, and integration of such strategy into the overall business strategy.)

(It means the process under which an IP owner grants the right to use an IP to another party on agreed terms and conditions.)

(It means an exercise where skilled IP practitioners conduct tasks such as defining, examining and analyzing the IP portfolio of a target entity to advise on the strength, scope and enforceability of the IP assets to evaluate the value of the acquisition.)

PART III: Questions To The Advisor

PART IV: Appointment Request

Please select session
1st choice (any one 45-min session between 12 noon to 5pm)
2nd choice (any one 45-min session between 12 noon to 5pm)

PART V: Declaration

On behalf of myself, my company and/or my partners, I hereby declare that:

PART VI: Terms and Conditions

On behalf of myself, my company and/or my partners, I hereby acknowledge and agree that:

Notes of Application

IPD reserves the right to make a final decision on the following issues :

Personal Data Collection Statement

Please note that the provision of personal data is voluntary but failure to provide such data may result in the delay or suspension of processing your application and/or prevent the Intellectual Property Department (IPD) to further communicate with you using the contact information stated in Part I above. IPD is committed to ensuring that all personal data provided under this application are handled in accordance with the relevant provisions of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance.

Purpose of Collection: The personal data provided will be used for processing your application and if accepted, future correspondence in relation to promotional activities for IP protection and/or IP trading whether organised by IPD solely or in conjunction with any third parties.

Transfer of Personal Data: The personal data collected will be kept in confidence, however, they may be disclosed to other Government departments, organisations and service contractors that are directly involved in the promotion of such activities for the purposes of collection above mentioned.

Access to/Correction of Personal Data: In accordance with the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, you have the right to request access to and correct the personal data provided. Requests should be made in writing to the Personal Data (Privacy) Officer of the IPD.

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For enquiries, please contact IPD for details.
Tel : (852) 2961 6833
Fax : (852) 2155 2310
Email :
Address : Marketing Division, Intellectual Property Department, 25/F, Wu Chung House, 213 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong