NATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OFFICE OF SRI- LANKA
  ABOUT US


NIPO | Our Vision | Our Mission | Our Function | Our Staff

 

National Intellectual Property Office

The National Intellectual Property Office of Sri Lanka established under the Intellectual Property Act No 36 of 2003 is mandated with the administration of the intellectual Property System in Sri Lanka. It was first established on January 1, 1982 with the same mandate under the provisions of Code of intellectual property Act no 52 of 1979.



 
 
Our Vision

Be a leading government institution providing quality focused productive services with an objective to achieve a market oriented intellectual property system for the country.


 
 
Our Mission

Ensuring an intellectual property system which promotes creativity and entrepreneurship which contributes to a strong economy and encouraging investment in innovation.


 
 
Our functions

Administration of Intellectual Property including registration of trademarks, patents, industrial designs and registration and administration of collective management societies.

  • Collection and dissemination of intellectual property information

  • Building awareness on the subject of intellectual property

  • Promotion of the use of intellectual property in the economic development process

  • Fulfillment of the international obligations of Sri Lanka relating to Intellectual property and promotion of regional and international co-operation on intellectual property

  • Proposing policies with respect to intellectual property

  • Dispute resolution in the field of copyright and related rights, facilitate the enforcement of intellectual property rights

  • Registration and administration of Intellectual Property Agents

 
 

Our staff

Organization Chart (English)

Approved and Existing Cadre (English)

Scheme of Recruitment - Executive Officers (Sinhala)

Scheme of Recruitment - Associated Service (Sinhala)



 
NATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OFFICE OF SRI-LANKA