Commissioner

Spokesperson

Vice Commissioner

  • Director for Audit and Inspection
  • Director for Examination Quality Assurance

General Affairs Division

Director General for Planning & Coordination

  • Director for Planning Finance
  • Director for Organization & Management Innovation
  • Director for Regulatory Reform & Legal Affairs

Intellectual Property Policy Bureau

  • Intellectual Property Policy Division
  • Intellectual Property Utilization Division
  • Intellectual Property Human Resources Division
  • Regional Intellectual Property Division
  • Intellectual Property Creation Strategy Division
  • Idea Innovation Division

Intellectual Property Protection & International Cooperation Bureau

  • Intellectual Property Protection Police Division
  • Intellectual Property Dispute Settlement Division
  • Technology & Design Police Division
  • Trademark Police Division
  • International Cooperation Division
  • Trade and Cooperation Division
  • Unfair Competition Investigation Division

Information Customer Service Bureau

  • Information & Customer Policy Division
  • Information System Division
  • Information Management Division
  • Application Division
  • Registration Division
  • International Application Division

Trademark & Design Examination Bureau

  • Trademark Examination Policy Division
  • Design Examination Policy Division
  • Home & Daily Goods Trademark Examination Division
  • Chemicals & Foods Trademark Examination Division
  • Service Mark Examination Division
  • Machinery & Electronics Trademark Examination Division
  • International Trademark Examination Division
  • Home & Daily Goods Design Examination Division
  • Industrial Supplies Design Examination Division
  • Prioritized Service Mark Examination Division

Patent Examination Policy Bureau

  • Patent Examination Policy Division
  • Patent Legal Administration Division
  • Household Goods Examination Division
  • Food & Biological Resources Examination Division
  • Residential Technology Examination Division
  • Home Applications Examination Division
  • PCT International Search & Preliminary Examination Division I
  • PCT International Search & Preliminary Examination Division II

Convergence Technology Examination Bureau

  • Artificial Intelligence & Big Data Examination Division
  • Internet of Things Examination Division
  • Biotechnology & Healthcare Examination Division
  • Intelligent Robot Examination Division
  • Autonomous Driving Technology Examination Division
  • Smart Manufacturing Examination Division

Electricity & Communications Examination Bureau

  • Electrical Systems Examination Division
  • Computer Systems Examination Division
  • Semiconductor Examination Division
  • Communications Systems Examination Division
  • Display Device Examination Division
  • Electronic Commerce Examination Division
  • Electronic Components Examination Division
  • Broadcasting & Multimedia Examination Division

Chemistry & Biotechnology Examination Bureau

  • Organic Chemistry Examination Division
  • Pharmaceuticals Examination Division
  • Materials Chemistry Examination Division
  • Advanced Energy Technology Examination Division
  • Polymer & Textile Examination Division
  • Medical Technology Examination Division
  • Environmental Technology Examination Division

Machinery & Metals Examination Bureau

  • General Machinery Examination Division
  • Mechatronics Examination Division
  • Construction Technology Examination Division
  • Automobile Examination Division
  • Mechanical Power Systems Examination Division
  • Transportation Machinery Examination Division
  • Measurement Technology Examination Division
  • Materials & Metals Examination Division

Intellectual Property Trial
and Appeal Board

  • Board 1-11
  • Tral Policy Division / Litigation Division

International Intellectual Property
Training Institute

  • Education Planning Division
  • IP Education Division
  • International Education Division

Seoul Branch
Office

  • Administrative Division
  • Application and Registration Division
  • Electronic Documentation Division
  • Last updated 23 December 2022
  • Trade and Cooperation Division