USTP's World IP Day celebration

By Innovation and Technology Support Office


The Technology Promotions and Commercialization Office (TPCO), in partnership with the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL), will be hosting the USTP’s World IP Day celebration on April 26, 2023, with the theme “Women and IP: Accelerating Innovation and Creativity.”

Check out the following activities:

  • KaIPhan – A short plenary session that talks about the value of innovation, Intellectual Property management and Technology transfer, and the USTP’s way forward towards innovation success.
  • IP Industrial Design Contest – This will feature the novel technological industrial designs of the students and faculty that has potential value for commercialization through its aesthetic features.
  • IP Hugot Lines/IP Slogan Contest – This will strengthen IP awareness among the university through catchy and easy to remember thoughts and concepts of IP.
  • Short Film Contest – This will showcase the creative and artistic works of our students in expressing their thoughts on the importance of IP through visual representation or short movies. (This requires 1 entry per college)


Below are the schedules of the Industrial Design, IP Hugot/Slogan and Short Film contest.


Open for Entry

March 27, 2023

Closing Date for Entry

April 14, 2023

Communication to Participants of acceptance of Entry

April 18, 2023

Judging period

April 21, 2023

Announcement of the winners

April 26, 2023 (World IP Day)


The outputs of these competitions will be showcased through exhibits during the World IP Day celebration and the winners will be announced during the event.