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Singapore: Intellectual Property Documentation

The following is a detailed list of the Singapore intellectual property documentation held within the British Library IP collection, with links to free material online.

Material on this list may only be available in local languages. We cannot translate items for you.

Intellectual Property stock locations

IP Open Access: Always available in the Business & IP Centre

IP Reserve South: In secure storage, can be delivered to the Centre in typically 1-3 hours

IP Reserve North: In secure storage, can be delivered to the Centre in 48+ hours. If a nine-digit number is shown under "location", these can be ordered for use in the Centre by registered readers through Explore the British Library. Please type the number into the Explore search box to rapidly retrieve the record.

IP Reserve Material cannot be ordered for same-day delivery after 16:00. Sometimes the service may not be available all day on Saturday due to staffing. Some Reserve Material may not be available at times due to stock movements. Please contact us before your visit to check.


Intellectual Property Office of Singapore


Patent databases

ePatents1937 - to dateOnline

Indexes and abstracts

Singapore Patents Journal B (abstracts of applications)1996 - 2006PaperIP Reserve South
 last three monthsOnline

Official Journals

Singapore Patents Journal A1995 - 2006PaperIP Reserve South
 last three monthsOnline
Government Gazette Patent and Trade Mark Extracts1946 - 2000PaperIP Reserve South

Trade Marks

Singapore Trade Marks Journal1999 - 2005PaperIP Reserve South
 last three monthsOnline
IP2SG Trade Marks databasecurrentOnline
Government Gazette Trade Mark Supplement1980 - 1999PaperIP Reserve South

Registered Designs

Singapore Designs Journal2002 - 2003PaperIP Reserve South
 last six monthsOnline
eDesigns databasecurrentOnline

Straits Settlements IP publications

(Until 1946 Singapore was part of the British colony of the Straits Settlements, along with various other islands and parts of islands in the region that are now either parts of Malaysia or governed by Australia)
Government Gazette1915 - 1941PaperIP Reserve South
Unnumbered patent specifications1875 - 1938PaperIP Reserve South