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History

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From the early stages of inventions to commercialization

1973
The Korea Patent Association(KPA) is established
1982
KIPA is renamed as The Korea Invention Patent Association(KIPA)
1994
The Korea Invention Promotion Association(KIPA) is founded
1995
The Affiliated Patent Technology Information Center opens(Independent in 2001)
1996
The Patent Technology Commercialization Help Center opens under KIPA
1997
IP Rights Research Center opens under KIPA(Independent in 2005)
Invention hall opens(7/2 stories with total floor space of 4,936m2)
2003
The Korea IP Service center(KIPS) opens
(20/8 stories with total floor space of 48,638 m2)
2006
Approval for distance learning institute