Technology Innovation Support Center(TISC)

The Institutional Agreement is drawn up between Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO – Pakistan) and Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan andGovernment College Women University Sialkot (GCWUS)on 12th December, 2017in HEC, Islamabad to establish and develop Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISCs) network. Manager ORIC, Mr. Sohaib Saleem signed the agreement of the behalf of The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. FarhatSaleemi.


The project aims to provide an enabling IP environment for technology scouting, adaptation and innovation in Pakistan. Specifically, the project is expected to encourage the incremental and economical innovations at Universities and Research Institutes by enhancing the institutional capacity to effectively exploit the high quality technical information present in patent as well as scientific and technical literature databases.

A Technology Innovation Support Center (TISC) will provide following basic level services and additional services according to the need ofGCWUS.

  1. Basic Level Services
  • Provide access to Patent and/or non-patent literature databases;
  • Provide services on patent search & analysis;
  • Provide training on access & use of patent information.
  1. Additional Services
  • Provide advice and support to the inventors in  drafting patent applications and its filing;
  • Provide general knowledge on national IP laws and international IP systems/procedures;
  • Provide advice on the IP aspects of Commercialization;
  • Provide advice on licensing.

Contact Information of Focal Person:

Name: Dr. Sajjad Hyder

Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Department of Botany
Contact: 0313-5991614

Patent Databases

  2. WIPO’s PATENTSCOPE (Advance)
  3. EPO’sEspacenet(EuropeanPatent Office)
  4. United State Patent and TrademarkOffice (USPTO)
  5. JapanPatent Office
  6. State IntellectualPropertyOffice (china)
  7. KoreanIntellectualPropertyOffice (KIPO)
  8. Patent Lens
  9. Free Patent