The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) (www.apec.org), a forum of 21 member economies, facilitates economic growth and trade in the Asia-Pacific region. The APEC Intellectual Property Rights Experts' Group (IPEG) coordinates and undertakes the work related to intellectual property rights.

APEC also encourages its members to create intellectual property rights service centers to provide information about protection of intellectual property rights. APEC's Intellectual Property Rights Service Center page can be found here.


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APEC also offers free, secure and simple online business tool to help you identify and protect your IP assets. For more information visit the IP Explorer page.