Monday, December 11, 2017

National IP Offices

Directory of National Intellectual Property Offices over the world

Alphabetical List of Intellectual Property Offices

Country Office URL
Afghanistan Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC) Web site
Afghanistan Central Business Registry and Intellectual Property
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Web site
Albania Albanian Copyright Office
Ministry of Tourism, Culture, Youth and Sports
Sector of Monitoring the Collective Management Societies
Web site
General Directorate of Patents and Trademarks
Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Industry
Web site
Algeria National Office of Copyrights and Related Rights (ONDA)
Ministry of Communication and Culture
Web site
Algerian National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI)
Ministry of Industry, Small and Medium Sized Entreprises and Investment Promotion
Web site
Andorra Trademarks Office of the Principality of Andorra
Department of Economy
Ministry of Economy and Land Management
Web site
Trademarks Office of the Principality of Andorra
Department of Economy
Ministry of Economy and Land Management
Web site
Angola National Institute for Cultural Industries (INIC)
National Directorate of Entertainment and Copyright
Ministry of Culture
Angolan Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Geology, Mines and Industry
Web site
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda Intellectual Property & Commerce Office (ABIPCO)
Ministry of Legal Affairs
Web site
Argentina Directorate General of Copyright Web site
National Institute of Industrial Property Web site
Armenia Intellectual Property Agency of the Republic of Armenia
Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia
Intellectual Property Agency of the Republic of Armenia
Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia
Web site
Australia Commercial and Administrative Law Branch
Attorney-General's Department
Web site
IP Australia
Department of Industry
Web site
Austria Federal Ministry of Justice Web site
The Austrian Patent Office
Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology
Web site
Azerbaijan The Copyright Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan Web site
State Committee on Standardization, Metrology and Patents of the Republic of Azerbaijan Web site
State Committee on Standardization, Metrology and Patents of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Industrial Property Objects Examination Center (AzPatent)
Web site
Bahamas Registrar General's Department Web site
Registrar General's Department Web site
Bahrain Press and Publications Directorate
Information Affairs Authority
Ministry of Information
Web site
Directorate of Industrial Property
Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Web site
Bangladesh Copyright Office Bangladesh
Ministry of Cultural Affairs
Web site
Department of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (DPDT)
Ministry of Industries
Web site
Barbados Corporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO)
Ministry of International Business and International Transport
Web site
Belarus National Center of Intellectual Property (NCIP)
State Committee on Science and Technologies
Web site
National Center of Intellectual Property (NCIP)
State Committee on Science and Technologies
Web site
Belgium Office of Intellectual Property
Directorate General Regulation and Market Organisation
Web site
Belize Belize Intellectual Property Office (BELIPO) Web site
Benin Beninese Copyright Office (BUBEDRA)
Ministry of Culture and Communication
National Industrial Property Center (CENAPI)
Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Bhutan Industrial Property Division (IPD)
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Web site
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Servicio Nacional de Propiedad Intelectual (SENAPI)
Ministerio de Desarrollo Productivo y Economía Plural
Web site
Servicio Nacional de Propiedad Intelectual (SENAPI)
Ministerio de Desarrollo Productivo y Economía Plural
Web site
Bosnia and Herzegovina Institute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina Web site
Institute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina Web site
Botswana Registrar of Companies and Intellectual Property
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Web site
Registrar of Companies and Intellectual Property
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Web site
Brazil Ministry of Culture Web site
National Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (INPI)
Web site
Brunei Darussalam Attorney General's Chambers Web site
Brunei Intellectual Property Office (BruIPO)
The Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB)
Web site
Bulgaria Copyright and Neighbouring Rights Directorate
Ministry of Culture
Web site
Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria (BPO) Web site
Burkina Faso Burkinabé Copyright Office (BBDA)
Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism
Web site
General Directorate of Industrial Property (DGPI)
Ministry of Industrie, Trade and Craft
Web site
Burundi Department of Arts and Culture
Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture
Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism Web site
Cabo Verde Institute of Intellectual Property of Cabo Verde
Installation Committee
Institute of Intellectual Property of Cabo Verde
Installation Committee
Cambodia Department of Copyright and Related rights Web site
Department of Industrial Property (DIP)
Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy
Web site
Intellectual Property Department (IPD)
Ministry of Commerce
Web site
Cameroon Justice Section
Ministry of Culture
Directorate of Technological Development and Industrial Property (MINMIDT)
Ministry of Industry, Mines and Technological Development
Canada Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) Industry Canada Web site
Web site
Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)
Industry Canada
Web site
Web site
Central African Republic Centralafrican Copyright Office
(BUCADA)
Ministry of Tourism, the Arts and Culture
National Industrial Property Service
Directorate of Industrial Development and Handicraft
Ministry of Industry, Commerce, SME-SMI
Chad Chadian Copyright Office (BUTDRA)
Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports
National Liaison Office with OAPI (SNL / OAPI)
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Chile Ministry of Education
Intellectual Rights Department (DDI)
Directorate of Libraries, Archives and Museums
Web site
National Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Economy
Web site
China National Copyright Administration of China (NCAC) Web site
Patent Office
State Intellectual Property Office of the Peoples' Republic of China (SIPO)
Web site
Trademark Office
State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the People's Republic of China (SAIC)
Web site
Web site
Colombia Dirección Nacional de Derecho de Autor
Unidad Administrativa Especial
Ministerio del Interior y de Justicia
Web site
Superintendencia de Industria y Comercio
Ministerio de Industria, Comercio y Turismo
Web site
Comoros Ministry of Home Affairs, Information and Press
Intellectual Property Office (OCPI)
Ministry of Energy, Mines, Industry and Handicrafts
Congo Congolese Copyright Office (BCDA)
Ministry of Culture and the Arts
National Industrial Property Unit
Directorate General of Industry (ANPI)
Ministry of Industrial Development and Promotion of Private Sector
Costa Rica Register of Copyright and Related Rights
National Register
Ministry of Justice and Peace
Web site
Web site
Registro de la Propiedad Industrial
Registro Nacional
Ministerio de Justicia y Paz
Web site
Web site
Côte d'Ivoire Ivorian Copyright Office
Ministry of French Language and Culture
Web site
Ivorian Office of Intellectual Property (OIPI)
Ministry for Industry and the Promotion of the Private Sector
Web site
Croatia State Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia (SIPO) Web site
State Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia (SIPO) Web site
Cuba National Copyright Center (CENDA)
Ministry of Culture
Web site
Cuban Industrial Property Office (OCPI)
Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment
Web site
Cyprus Department of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
Web site
Department of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
Web site
Czech Republic Copyright Law Department
Ministry of Culture
Web site
Industrial Property Office Web site
Democratic People's Republic of Korea Copyright Office of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Invention Office of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Trademark, Industrial Design and Geographical Indication Office (TIDGIO) of the DPR Korea
State Administration for Quality Management of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (SAQM)
Democratic Republic of the Congo Secretariat General of Culture
Directorate of Research, Planning and International Cultural Relations
Ministry of Culture and the Arts
Directorate of Industrial Property
Secretariat for industry and small and medium enterprises (IPMEA)
Ministry of Industry and SMEs
Denmark Copyright Division
Ministry of Culture
Web site
Danish Patent and Trademark Office
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Web site
Djibouti Ministry of Communication and Culture, responsible for Posts and Telecommunications
Copyright Office
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Office of Industrial Property and Commerce (ODPIC)
Web site
Dominica Companies and Intellectual Property Office
Ministry of Tourism and legal Affairs
Dominican Republic National Copyright Office (ONDA)
Ministry of Culture
Web site
National Office of Industrial Property (ONAPI)
State Secretariat for Industry and Commerce
Web site
Ecuador Ecuadorian Institute of Intellectual Property (IEPI)
National Directory of Copyrights and Related Rights
Web site
Ecuadorian Institute of Intellectual Property
National Directory of Industrial Property
Web site
Egypt Permanent Office for the Protection of
Copyright
Supreme Council of Culture
Ministry of Culture
Egyptian Patent Office
Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT)
Ministry of Scientific Research
Web site
Trademarks and Industrial Designs Office
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Web site
El Salvador National Center of Registries (CNR) Web site
National Center of Registries (CNR) Web site
Equatorial Guinea Council of Scientific and Technological Research
Presidency of the Government
Council of Scientific and Tecnological Research
Presidency of the Government
Eritrea Department of Culture
Ministry of Information and Culture
Domestic Trade and Intellectual Property
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Estonia Estonian Ministry of Justice Web site
The Estonian Patent Office Web site
Ethiopia Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO) Web site
Fiji Office of the Attorney-General
Ministry of Justice
Web site
Office of the Attorney-General
Ministry of Justice
Web site
Finland Copyright Council
Ministry of Education
Web site
National Board of Patents and Registration of Finland Web site
France Office of Literacy and Artistic Property
Under-Directorate of Legal Affairs
Directorate of General Administration
Ministry of Culture and Francophone Affairs
Web site
National Institute of Industrial Property Web site
Gabon National Agency for the Promotion of the Arts and Culture (ANPAC)
Center of Industrial Property of Gabon
(CEPIG)
Ministry of Industry and Mines
Web site
Gambia National Centre for Arts and Culture
Ministry of Culture
Office of the Registrar General
Attorney General’s Chambers
Ministry for Justice
Georgia National Intellectual Property Center
(Sakpatenti)
Web site
National Intellectual Property Center
(Sakpatenti)
Web site
Germany Unit Copyright and Publishing Law
Directorate IIIB
Directorate-General III: Commercial and Economic Law
Federal Ministry of Justice
Web site
German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA) Web site
Ghana Copyright Department
Ministry of Justice
Web site
Registrar General's Department
Ministry of Justice
Greece Hellenic Copyright Organization
Ministry of Culture
Web site
Patent Office
Industrial Property Organization (OBI)
Web site
Trademark Office
Directorate of Commercial and Industrial Property
General Secretary for Commerce
Grenada Corporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO)
Guatemala Register of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Web site
Registry of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Web site
Guinea Guinean Copyright Office
Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture
National Service of Industrial Property
Ministry of Trade, Industry, Small and Medium Enterprises
Guinea-Bissau Guinean Copyright Society
Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, Youth and Sports
General Directorate of Industrial Property
Ministry of Energy, Industry and Natural Resources
Guyana The Deeds Registry
Ministry of Legal Affairs
Haiti Haitian Copyright Office (BHDA)
Ministry of Culture and Communication
Web site
Intellectual Property Service
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Web site
Holy See Judicial Office
Central Offices
Web site
Judicial Office
Central Offices
Web site
Honduras Directorate General of Intellectual Property (DIGEPIH) Web site
Hungary Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO)
Copyright Department
Web site
Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO) Web site
Iceland Office of Legal Affairs
Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
Web site
Icelandic Patent Office
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Web site
India Copyright Division
Department of Higher Education
Ministry of Human Resource Development
Government of India
Web site
Office of the Controller-General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks
Department of Industrial Policy Promotions
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Government of India
Web site
Indonesia Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights
Ministry of Law and Human Rights
Web site
Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights
Ministry of Law and Human Rights
Web site
Web site
Web site
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance,
Registrar of Copyright,
Center for Cultural Studies and Research (CCSR)
Industrial Property General Office
State Organization for Registration of Deeds and Properties
Web site
Web site
Iraq Ministry of Culture
Industrial Property Department
Central Organization for Standardization & Quality Control (COSQC)
Ministry of Planning
Ireland Intellectual Property Unit
Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation
Web site
Patents Office
Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation
Web site
Israel The Director General
Ministry of Justice
Web site
Israel Patent Office
Ministry of Justice
Web site
Italy Service III - Copyright and supervision over S.I.A.E.
General Direction for Library Heritage, Cultural Institutes and Copyright
Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities
Web site
Italian Patent and Trademark Office
Directorate General of Combating Counterfeiting
Ministry of Economic Development
Web site
Jamaica Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) Web site
Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO) Web site
Japan Japan Copyright Office (JCO)
Agency for Cultural Affairs
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Web site
Japan Patent Office (JPO),
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Web site
Jordan Department of the National Library
Ministry of Culture
Industrial Property Protection Directorate
Ministry of Industry and Trade
Web site
Kazakhstan Committee of Intellectual Property Rights
Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Web site
Kenya The Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO)
The State Law Office
(Office of the Attorney General)
Web site
Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI)
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Web site
Kiribati Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
Kuwait Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Trademarks and Patents Department
Kyrgyzstan State Service of Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzpatent) Web site
State Service of Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzpatent) Web site
Lao People's Democratic Republic Department of Intellectual Property,
Ministry of Science and Technology
Web site
Latvia Ministry of Culture, Legal Division Web site
Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia Web site
Lebanon Ministry of Culture Web site
Office of Intellectual Property
Department of Intellectual Property
Directorate General of Economy and Trade
Ministry of Economy and Trade
Web site
Lesotho Ministry of Law and Constitutional Affairs
Registrar General's Office
Ministry of Law and Constitutional Affairs
Registrar General's Office
Liberia Liberia Copyright Office
Liberia Industrial Property Office (LIPO)
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Libya Scientific Culture and Cooperation Department,
National Authority for Research, Science and Technology (LA'STAR)
Web site
Liechtenstein Bureau of Intellectual Property
Office of Economic Affairs
Web site
Bureau of Intellectual Property
Office of Economic Affairs
Web site
Lithuania Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania,
Copyright Division
State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania Web site
Luxembourg Ministère de l'économie et du Commerce extérieur, Direction de la propriété intellectuelle Web site
Ministère de l'économie et du Commerce extérieur, Direction de la propriété intellectuelle Web site
Madagascar Malagasy Copyright Office
Ministry of Information, Culture and Communication
Web site
Malagasy Industrial Property Office Web site
Malawi Copyright Society of Malawi (COSOMA)
Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Culture
Department of the Registrar General
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs
Malaysia Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia Web site
Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia Web site
Maldives Intellectual Property Unit
Ministry of Economic Development
Intellectual Property Unit
Ministry of Economic Development
Web site
Mali Malian Copyright Office (BUMDA) Web site
Malian Centre for the Promotion of Industrial Property (CEMAPI)
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Web site
Malta The National IP Office of Malta
Commerce Department
Ministry for Fair Competition, Small Business and Consumers
Web site
Web site
The National IP Office of Malta
Commerce Department,
Ministry for Fair Competition, Small Business and Consumers
Web site
Web site
Mauritania Cultural Cooperation and Intellectual Property Department
Directorate of Culture and Arts
Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports
Directorate of Industry
Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Handicraft and Tourism
Mauritius Mauritius Society of Authors (MASA)
Ministry of Arts and Culture
Web site
Web site
Industrial Property Office (IPO)
Regional Integration and International Trade
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Web site
Mexico National Copyrights Institute (INDAUTOR) Web site
Mexican Institute of Industrial Property Web site
Monaco Intellectual Property Division
Directorate of Economic Expansion
Department of Finance and Economy
Web site
Mongolia Intellectual Property Office of Mongolia Web site
Intellectual Property Office of Mongolia Web site
Montenegro Intellectual Property Office of Montenegro Web site
Intellectual Property Office of Montenegro Web site
Morocco Copyright Office of Morocco Web site
Moroccan Industrial and Commercial Property Office Web site
Mozambique Department of Copyright
National Institute of Book and Records
Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports
Industrial Property Institute (IPI)
Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Web site
Myanmar Ministry of Information and Culture
Department of Technical and Vocational Education
Ministry of Science and Technology
Namibia Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT)
Copyright Services
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Trade and Commerce Department
Nauru Department of Justice
Office of the Registrar of Patents, Trade Marks and Copyright
Department of Justice
Office of the Registrar of Patents, Trade Marks and Copyright
Nepal Nepal Copyright Registrar's Office
Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation
Web site
Department of Industry
Ministry of Industry
Web site
Netherlands Ministry of Justice
Directorate of Legislation
Web site
Bureau of Intellectual Property Aruba
Bureau of Intellectual Property Curaçao Web site
Netherlands Patent Office
Netherlands Enterprise Agency
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Web site
New Zealand Intellectual Property Policy Group
Competition and Consumer Environment Branch
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Web site
Office for Tokelau Affairs
Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ)
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Web site
Nicaragua Office Nacion de Derechos de Autor y Derechos Conexos
Registro de la Propiedad Intelectual (RPI)
Ministerio de Formento, Industria y Comercio (MIFIC)
Web site
Intellectual Property Registry (RPI)
Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade (MIFIC)
Web site
Niger Niger Copyright Office (BNDA)
Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture
Web site
Direction of Innovation and Industrial property
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Promotion of young entrepreneurs
Nigeria Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC)
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
Web site
Trademarks, Patents and Designs Registry
Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment
Norway Norwegian Ministry of Cultural Affairs
Department of Media and Copyright
Web site
Patentstyret (Norwegian Industrial Property Office) Web site
Oman Intellectual Property Department
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Web site
Pakistan Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan) Web site
Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan) Web site
Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan) Web site
Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan) Web site
Palau Ministry of Resources and Development
Panama Directorate General of Copyright
Ministry of Commerce and Industries
Directorate General of the Industrial Property Registry
Ministry of Commerce and Industries
Web site
Web site
Papua New Guinea Intellectual Property Office of Papua New Guinea (IPOPNG) Web site
Intellectual Property Office of Papua New Guinea (IPOPNG) Web site
Paraguay National Directorate of Intellectual Property Web site
Peru Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM),
National Institute for the Defense of Competition and Intellectual Property Protection (INDECOPI)
Web site
Philippines Intellectual Property Office of Philippines (IPOPHIL) Web site
Poland The Intellectual Property and Media Department
Ministry of Culture and National Heritage,
Legal Office
Web site
Polish Patent Office Web site
Portugal Bureau for Cultural Strategy,
Planning and Assessment (GEPAC)
Portuguese Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Justice
Web site
Qatar Copyright Office,
Competent administration Intellectual Property Center,
Ministry of Justice
Industrial Property Office Trademarks, Industrial Designs & G.I. Competent administration Ministry of Business and Trade, Department of Commercial Registration and Licensing
Intellectual Property Center
Patents and Intergrated Circuits
Competent administration Intellectual Property Center,
Ministry of Justice
Ministry of Economy and Commerce
Republic of Korea The Copyright Bureau of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea Web site
Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) Web site
Republic of Moldova State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) Web site
Romania Romanian Copyright Office (ORDA) Web site
State Office for Inventions and Trademarks Web site
Russian Federation Federal Service for Intellectual Property (ROSPATENT) Web site
Federal Service for Intellectual Property (ROSPATENT) Web site
Rwanda Office of the Registrar General
Rwanda Development Board (RDB)
Web site
Rwanda Development Board (RDB)
Office of the Registrar General
Web site
Saint Kitts and Nevis Intellectual Property Office
The Registrar of IP
Saint Lucia Registry of Companies and Intellectual Property
Registry of Companies and Intellectual Property
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Commerce and Intellectual Property Office Web site
Commerce and Intellectual Property Office Web site
Samoa Registration of Companies and Intellectual Property Division (RCIP)
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (MCIL)
Web site
Registrar of Patents, Trade Marks and Industrial Designs
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (MCIL)
San Marino Directorate of Economic and Social Affairs
Department of External Affairs
Department of External Affairs
State Office for Patents and Trademarks
Sao Tome and Principe Directorate General of Culture
Arts and Entertainment Promotion Center
Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports
Web site
Industrial Property National Service (SENAPI)
Directorate of Industry
Ministry of Planning and Development
Web site
Saudi Arabia General Administration of Copyright
Ministry of Culture and Information
The general Directorate of Industrial Property grants protection documents 1st innovation, layout designs and integrated circuits, plant varieties and industrial designs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
King Abdul-Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)
Trade Mark Section
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Senegal Ministry of Culture, Gender and Living Environment
Senegalese Copyright Office
Senegalese Agency of Industrial Property and Innovation Techologique (ASPIT)
Ministry of Trade, Industry and Handicraft
Web site
Serbia Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia
Department for Copyright and Related Rights and International Cooperation
Web site
Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia Web site
Seychelles Cultural Property and Copyright Unit / Seychelles Authors and Composers Society (SACS),
Ministry of Social Development and Culture, Department of Culture
Registration Division
Department of Legal Affairs
President's Office
Sierra Leone Ministry of Culture and Tourism (Cultural Division),
Sierra Leone Intellectual Property Organisation (SLIPO)
Administrator and Registrar-General's Department
Singapore Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) Web site
Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) Web site
Slovakia Media, Audiovisual and Copyright Department, Ministry of Culture Web site
Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic Web site
Slovenia Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)
Ministry of Economic Development and Technology
Web site
Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)
Ministry of Economic Development and Technology
Web site
Solomon Islands Ministry of Police and Justice
Registrar-General's Office
Ministry of Police and Justice
Registrar-General's Office
Somalia Ministry of Culture and Higher Education,
Copyright Office
Ministry of Industry,
Patents and Trade Marks Office
South Africa Department of Trade and Industry
Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC)
Web site
Spain Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports
Directorate General of Cultural Industries, Policies and Books
Deputy Directorate General for Intellectual Property
Web site
Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism
Spanish Patent and Trademark Office
Web site
Sri Lanka National Intellectual Property Office of Sri Lanka Web site
National Intellectual Property Office of Sri Lanka Web site
Sudan Ministry of Culture and Youth and Sports
Federal Council for Literary and Artistic Works
Registrar General of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Justice
Web site
Suriname Bureau of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Justice and Police
Swaziland Ministry of Commerce Industry and Trade
Intellectual Property Office
Web site
Ministry of Commerce Industry and Trade
Intellectual Property Office
Web site
Sweden Division of Intellectual Property and Transport Law
Ministry of Justice
Web site
Swedish Patent and Registration Office (SPRO) Web site
Switzerland Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property Web site
Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property Web site
Syrian Arab Republic Copyright Office
Ministry of Culture
Web site
Directorate of Commercial and Industrial Property Protection (DCIP)
Ministry of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection
Web site
Web site
Tajikistan Agency of Copyright and Related Rights,
Ministry of Culture
National Center for Patents and Information (NCPI)
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan
Web site
Thailand Department of Intellectual Property (DIP)
Ministry of Commerce
Web site
Department of Intellectual Property (DIP)
Ministry of Commerce
Web site
Web site
the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Copyright and Related Rights Department,
Ministry of Culture (MoC)
State Office of Industrial Property (SOIP) Web site
Timor-Leste Department of the Legal and Treaties Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
National Director of Human Rights and Citizenship
Ministry of Justice
Web site
Togo Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport,
Togolese Copyright Office (BUTODRA)
Web site
National Institute for Industrial Property and Technology (INPIT)
Ministry of Trade, Industry, Transport and Development of the Free Zone
Tonga The Registry & Intellectual Property Office (RIPO)
Ministry of Labour, Commerce and Industries
Web site
The Registry & Intellectual Property Office (RIPO)
Ministry of Labour, Commerce and Industries
Web site
Trinidad and Tobago Intellectual Property Office
Ministry of Legal Affairs
Web site
Tunisia Tunisian Organism for the Protection of Authors' Rights Web site
National Institute for Standardization and Industrial Property (INNORPI)
Ministry of Industry and Technology
Web site
Turkey Directorate General for Copyright
Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Web site
Web site
Turkish Patent Institute Web site
Turkmenistan State Service on Intellectual Property under the Ministry of Economy and Development of Turkmenistan
Tuvalu Office of the Attorney-General
Ministry of Trade, Commerce and Public Corporations
Uganda Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB)
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs
Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB)
Ukraine State Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine (SIPS) Web site
State Enterprise “Ukrainian Institute of Industrial Property” (SE UIPV) Web site
State Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine (SIPS) Web site
United Arab Emirates Copyright Department
Ministry of Economy
Web site
Department of Industrial Property
Ministry of Economy
Web site
Trademark Department
Ministry of Economy
United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office
Information Centre
Web site
Intellectual Property Office
Information Centre
Web site
United Republic of Tanzania Copyright Society of Tanzania (COSOTA)
Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA)
Ministry of Industry and Trade
Web site
Copyright Society of Zanzibar (COSOZA),
Ministry of Constitutional Affairs and Good Governance
Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA)
Ministry of Industry and Trade
Web site
Registrar General's Office
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional's Affairs
United States of America Library of Congress
Copyright Office
Web site
United States Department of Commerce
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Web site
Uruguay Copyright Council
Ministry of Education and Culture
Web site
National Directorate of Industrial Property
Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining
Web site
Uzbekistan Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Uzbekistan Web site
Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Uzbekistan Web site
Vanuatu The Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Vanuatu, Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Industry
The Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Vanuatu, Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Industry
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Autonomous Service of Intellectual Property (SAPI)
Ministry of Popular Power for Trade
Web site
Autonomous Service of Intellectual Property (SAPI)
Ministry of Popular Power for Trade
Web site
Viet Nam Copyright Office of Viet Nam (COV) Web site
National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP)
Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment
Web site
Yemen Ministry of Culture
Ministry of Industry and Trade, General Department for Intellectual Property Protection Web site
Zambia Copyright Administration
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services (MIBS)
Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA)
Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry
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Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Intellectual Property Office (ZIPO)
Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs
Zimbabwe Intellectual Property Office (ZIPO)
Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs

Regional Offices

Acronym Office URL
OAPI African Intellectual Property Organization Web site
ARIPO African Regional Intellectual Property Organization Web site
ASBU Arab States Broadcasting Union Web site
BOIP Benelux Office for Intellectual Property Web site
EAPO Eurasian Patent Organization Web site
EPO European Patent Organisation Web site
UPOV International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants Web site
ICPIP Interstate Council on the Protection of Industrial Property
OHIM Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) Web site
GCC Patent Office Patent Office of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf Web site

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