14th November 2017 MyIPO had successfully hosted the WIPO National Workshop on Patent Analytics using the Guidelines for Preparing Patent Landscape Reports and the Manual on Free and Open Source Tools for Patent Analytics. The workshop was fully supported by Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The three-day workshop provided a platform for participants to do practical exercise of obtaining patent data from PatentScope, Lens and Espacenet, cleaning patent data using Open Refine, well as analysing, visualization and sharing of data using Gephi and Tableau Public in which these tools are free and available to all.
The regional workshop which was held at IP Academy of MyIPO was participated by 2 representatives from UPM namely Putra Science Park and Sultan Abdul Samad Library. It was also joined by representatives of other Patent offices of Malaysia namely from UKM, UPNM, MPOB, Polytechnics etc.