Intellectual Property Infringement Confirmation Program (Type C)

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Intellectual Property Infringement Confirmation Program (Type C)

What is Infringement Verification?

  • This is a program that inspects whether intellectual property rights are violated by receiving reports of suspected counterfeiting from distribution member companies, import/export member companies, and related organizations.

How to apply

  • Member companies wishing to use this program should prepare the following information and apply.
    • Application : Applicant information, target company information, target product information (brand/model/item/quantity), sales type
      ※ Application form :
    • Documents to be submitted : Documents proving the fact of overseas distribution and import
      (ex. Customs import declaration certificate, invoice, purchase receipt, etc.)
    • Contact
      Address : th floor, Korean Customs Society, 20 Eonju- ro 129-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06104
      E-mail :
      Phone : 02-3445-3761

Processing date

  • (Processing stage) The TIPA office checks the list of requested products, reviews risk factors by brand and item to prepare for diagnosis, receives the product and conducts an assessment, organizes the results and notifies the applicant It proceeds in three steps.
  • (Processing period) Normally, it takes about 10 business days in total for the 3rd stage process. However, depending on the quantity, it may take an additional 5 days. If the period is delayed due to unavoidable circumstances, the reason and required period will be closely discussed with the reporter.

Comparison of TIPA intellectual property infringement inspection types