Intellectual Property Management Office
The Intellectual Property Management Office (IPMO) provides assistance to researchers to
secure attractive returns in the long term from the bulk of valuable
research outcomes and intellectual property. It also assists researchers
in identifying possible partners within the academe, other businesses
and investors to promote translation of research innovations into new
products through advice and support for early stage research and
development. The IPMO provides a portfolio of new technologies created
through University research for licensing or collaborative development.
Copyright Registration Application Procedure
As approved in the 141st Regular Meeting of the University Board of
Regents and pursuant to the PUP Memorandum Order No. 031, series of
2013, all academic works (theses, dissertations, feasibility studies,
design prototypes, computer programs and softwares, audiovisual and
cinematographic works, literary and creative works, etc.) submitted in
partial fulfillment of the requirements of undergraduate and graduate
courses in the University shall be applied for Copyright Registration
with the Polytechnic University of the Philippines as copyright
co-owner. The following is the procedure for copyright registration
Step 1: Secure the Application Form and Affidavit of
Copyright Co-ownership from the Intellectual Property Management Office (IPMO) at S-424, or the Innovation and
Technology Commercialization Office (ITSO) at S-423, or download it from the PUP
website at http://www.pup.edu.ph/research/ipmo . Note that the application for
copyright registration of works in science, engineering and information
technology shall be handled by ITSO. All the rest shall be coursed
through the IPMO.
Step 2: Fill out the forms. For theses/dissertations
and other works authored by student/s and submitted to the Polytechnic
University of the Philippines in partial fulfillment of the requirements
of a course/program, the University must be named as copyright co-owner.
The author/s must accomplish/sign the Affidavit on Copyright
Co-ownership with the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.
Step 3: Have the accomplished Application Form and
Affidavit on Copyright Co-ownership duly notarized.
Step 4: Proceed to the Accounting Office for the
Order of Payment.
Step 5: Pay the copyright application fee at the
Step 6: Submit the following to IPMO or ITSO:
- Triplicate copies of the notarized Application Form;
- Triplicate copies of the Affidavit of Copyright Co-ownership;
- Duplicate copies of the document/s (hardbound or softcopy) as
deposit to the National Library of the Philippines;
- Technical description of the design, if the work applied for
registration is an original ornamental design (classification H);
- Official receipt of filing fee from PUP.
Step 7: IPMO/ITSO shall acknowledge the submission
of the application, and advise the author/s to return on a specified
date to claim the Certificate of Copyright Registration issued by the
National Library of the Philippines.
Application for Copyright Registration (MS Word Document, 2 pages,
8.5 x 13 in., 2.35 MB)
Affidavit on Copyright Co-Ownership (MS Word Document, 1 page, 8.5 x 13 in., 32.5 KB)
Memorandum Order 31 (PDF, 2 pages, 8.5 x 11 in., 168 KB)
Label for CDs (MS Word Document, 1 page, 8.5 x 11 in.,161 KB)