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History

  • 2017

    • Certified Excellent Company for Job Invention Reward (KIPO)
    • Selected as excellent design field in technology specialist firm (ESP) (Small-Medium Business Administration)
  • 2016

    • Designated as evaluation agency of technology first among private firms (Ministry Of Trade Industry and Energy)
    • Awarded of Excellence in Data - Group section (Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning)
    • Acquired Platinum Class for quality certification (Korea Database Agency)
    • Quality Certification for Content Providing Service (Korea Database Agency)
    • Signed MOU with Deloitte Anjin Accounting Corp.
    • Selected as a Mentoring agency for small business R&D and commercialization project (Korea Mobile Enterprise Promotion Association)
    • CEO Hyung-Chil, LEE appointed as a member of Intellectual Property Creation Committee (Presidential Council of Intellectual Property)
  • 2015

    • Awarded of Excellence in Knowledge service consulting (Ministry Of Trade Industry and Energy)
    • Signed MOU with Korea Valuation Association
    • Acquired Gold Class for quality certification (Korea Database Agency)
    • Designated as the evaluation agency of invention first among private firms (KIPO)
    • Designated as a Professional Commercialization Company (Ministry Of Trade Industry and Energy)
  • 2014

    • Awarded of Excellent Quality Database (Korea Database Agency)
    • Acquired Gold Class for quality certification (Korea Database Agency)
    • Opened online trademark search service INTOMARK
    • Performed the new technology education for KIPO examiners
  • 2013

    • Designated as an International patent classification agency (KIPO)
    • Designated as a global top company(Daejeon Business Agency, KAIST, University of Texas)
    • Signed a partnership with the Philippine Patent Office for patent search services
    • Designated as a PCT Application Prior Art Research Institute (KIPO)
  • 2012

    • Released ‘WIPS Global Advanced,’ Online Global Patent Search & Analysis Service
    • Opened a US Corporation
    • Singed MOU with IPOPHL (Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines)
    • Opened a Singapore Office
  • 2011

    • Designated as the World Class Product of Korea by Ministry of Knowledge Economy
    • Designated Authorized Patent Information DB by the Korea Database Agent
    • Achieved BS10012:2009, Personal Information Management System Certification
  • 2010

    • Released "Wintelips" (www.wintelips.com) Patent Analysis Service
    • Established R&D Productivity Support Center in Daejeon
    • Launched ASPI Program partnership organized by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
    • Achieved ISO/IED 27001:2005, Information Security Management System Certification
  • 2009

    • Hosted WIPS User Seminar
    • Performed National R&D Patent Trend Analysis Project
  • 2008

    • Designated Authorized Design Search Institute by KIPO
    • WIPS IP Education Center is certified as Continuing Education Institute by Seoul Metropolitan Office
  • 2007

    • Established WIPS Brand & Design Center
    • Established WIPS IP Education Center
    • Designated Authorized Technology Transfer Institute by Ministry of Knowledge Economy
  • 2006

    • Opened Daejoen Office
  • 2005

    • Designated Authorized Prior Art Search Institute by KIPO
    • Designated Authorized Trademark Search Institute by KIPO
  • 2004

    • Opened "IntoMark", the on-line Trademark Search Service
  • 2003

    • Released "WIPS Global", Online Global Patent Search service
    • Released "WIPS-JP", Japanese Patent Search service
    • Launched S/W MediaPro, Digital Active Library
    • Designated as an INNO-BIZ Corporation
  • 2002

    • Designated as an Outstanding Technology Corporation by Technology Credit Guaranteed Fund
  • 2001

    • Released Digital Active Library (DAL) Program
    • Designated as the corporation for Integrated CD-ROM Management S/W
  • 2000

    • Established WIPS R&D Institute
  • 1999

    • Established WIPS Co., Ltd.
    • Released "WIPSON" (www.wipson.com), which is the first Online Patent Search Service in South Korea
    • Established WIPS Co., Ltd., by Mr. Hyung-Chil Lee, current CEO