We are committed to fulfilling the mandate assigned to us in terms of border IPR controls. We shall continue to work with our national & international stakeholders to make a success of it.

Directorate General of

IPR Enforcement
(Pakistan Customs)

Federal Board Revenue has created the Directorate General of IPR Enforcement (Pakistan Customs) for the enforcement of IPR laws of Pakistan especially at the import and export stage. It will also be the centralized contact office of FBR for IPR related national and international organizations and trade & industry. It has Directorates at Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi.

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Interdict import/export/smuggling of IPR violating goods through targeted investigations and operations.

Providing direction and opinion on cases of IPR referred by Customs Collectorates/Directorates etc.

Formulate, review and implement intellectual property enforcement rules and procedures.

Represent FBR & Pak Customs internationally and nationally on intellectual property right enforcement as focal office. Attend foreign funded international forums, conferences, meetings or training programmes as approved by the Board.

Collaborate with other international & national organizations.

Conduct capacity building seminars/training etc. in collaboration with Directorate General of Training & Research (Customs) as well as IPOP.

IPR Enforcement


Copyright is a legal instrument that provides the creator of a work of art or literature, or a work that conveys information or ideas, the right to control how the work is used.

Trade Marks

A Trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, and/or design that identifies and distinguishes the source of the goods of one party from those of others.

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16 March

Notification of Customs IPR Enforcement Rules

The Customs IPR Enforcement Rules were notified on 16th March 2017 in the form of SRO 170(I)/2017 incorporating these rules in the Customs Rules 2001.

28 April

IPR Enforcement Launch Conference at Karachi

IPR operational infrastructure was formally inaugurated by Head, Pakistan Customs Service, Mr. Muhammad Zahid Khokhar at Karachi on 28-04-2017.

6-7 December

IP Rights Border Enforcement Workshop, Karachi

A 2-Day IP Rights Border Enforcement Workshop is being organized at Karachi in cooperation with US Consulate General, Karachi at Marriott Hotel, Karachi.