Its number one ranking in the World Intellectual Property Organisation's latest annual list for patent applications reflects the company's increased focus on R&D.
The country becomes the first worldwide to file a million patent applications in a single year.
The workshop will focus on the value of patent information, as well as tools and strategies for locating patents.
The software giant believes the global arena needs stronger IP protection to safeguard the industry's ability to innovate.
Academics disagree on whether to patent software, but agree developing countries are not protecting home-grown innovation.