The ASEAN Member States1 passed a significant milestone last week with the release of one of the more tangible outputs of the ASEAN Intellectual Property Rights Action Plan 2011-2015, in the form of the ASEAN IP Portal.
The portal is a deliverable under Strategic Goal 3 of the Plan, and was developed by lead countries Thailand and Singapore to enable ASEAN member states to easily obtain IP information in the ASEAN region. The Action Plan refers to a commitment to maintain the Portal, at least to 2015.
The portal contains a number of useful features including:
The portal may be accessed here www.aseanip.org
1. Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Viet Nam, Laos PDR, Cambodia, Brunei Darussalam, Singapore and Myanmar