Contact Information

Intellectual Property Offices

CountryAntigua and Barbuda
Competent administrationAntigua and Barbuda Intellectual Property & Commerce Office (ABIPCO)
Ministry of Legal Affairs
Web site addresshttp://www.antigua.gov.ag
Address

Hewlett House
St. John’s Street
Antigua

Telephone(268) 562 54 40
Telefax(268) 562 54 38
E-mail addressabipco@antigua.gov.ag
ricki.camacho@antigua.gov.ag
Title and name of headRegistrar: Ms. Ricki Camacho
CountryBelize
Competent administrationBelize Intellectual Property Office (BELIPO)
Web site addresshttp://www.belipo.bz
Address

1902 Constitution Drive,
3rd Floor
P.O.Box 592
Constitution Drive
Belmopan, Belize, C.A.

Telephone(1 501) 822 1381
(1 501) 822 2073
Telefax(1 501) 822 1382
E-mail addressbelipobz@lycos.com
belipo@btl.net
info@belipo.bz
oakinkuolie@belipo.bz
Title and name of headDeputy Registrar: Ms. Olabimpe Akinkuolie
Attorney General / Procureur général: Mr. Hon. Michael Peyrefitte
Solicitor General / Conseiller : Mr. Nigel Hawke
CountryDominica
Competent administrationCompanies and Intellectual Property Office
Ministry of Tourism and legal Affairs
Address

Corner Independence Street & Turkey Lane
Roseau
Dominica

Telephone(767) 266 3353
Telefax(767) 440 6593
E-mail addresscipo@cwdom.dm
uliensm@dominica.gov.dm
smjulien4@gmail.com
Title and name of headMinister Responsible for IP : Mr. Rayburn Blackmoore
CountryGrenada
Competent administrationCorporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO)
Address

Mt Wheldale Gap
Upper Lucas Street
St. George's
GRENADA


Telephone(1 473) 457 8984
(1 473) 435 9834 (Registrar's direct line)
Telefax(1 473) 440 4970
E-mail addressannettehenry7@gmail.com
legalaffairs@spiceisland.com
Title and name of headRegistrar: Ms. Annette Henry
CountryBarbados
Competent administrationCorporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO)
Ministry of International Business and International Transport
Web site addresshttp://www.caipo.gov.bb
Address

7th Floor, Baobab Tower
Warrens, St. Michael

Telephone(1 246) 625 2400
Telefax(1 246) 424 2366
E-mail addressgeneral@caipo.gov.bb
hclarke@caipo.gov.bb
requests@caipo.gov.bb
Title and name of headRegistrar : Ms. Heather A. Clarke
CountryNiue
Competent administrationCrown Law Office
Address

PO Box 70
Alofi
Niue

Telephone(683) 4228
E-mail addressnina.hekau@mail.gov.nu
Title and name of headSenior Crown Counsel: Ms. Toepenina Hekau
CountryGuyana
Competent administrationDeeds and Commercial Registries
Ministry of Legal Affairs
Web site addresshttp://legalaffairs.gov.gy/contact-us
Address

Lot 1 High and Commerce Streets,
Georgetown, Guyana

Telephone(592) 225 4374
(592) 225 4309
Telefax(592) 225 9192
E-mail addresscommercial.registry15@gmail.com
geetabaijnath1976@yahoo.com
camillejohnsonbarron@gmail.com
Title and name of headRegistrar of Commerce: Mrs. Nicole Prince
Acting Registrar of Commerce: Ms. Geeta Baijnath
Deputy Registrar: Mrs. Camille Johnson Barron
CountryThailand
Competent administrationDepartment of Intellectual Property (DIP)
Ministry of Commerce
Web site addresshttp://www.ipthailand.go.th/en/
Address

563 Nonthaburi Road
Bangkrasor Muang
Nonthaburi 11000
Thailand

Telephone(66 2) 547 46 21 to 5
(66 2) 547 46 52
Telefax(66 2) 547 46 51
(66 2) 547 46 96
E-mail addressthosapone.d@ipthailand.go.th
Title and name of headDirector General: Mr. Thosapone Dansuputra
CountryBhutan
Competent administrationDepartment of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Web site addresshttp://www.moea.gov.bt/departments/department.php?id=8
Address

Royal Government of Bhutan
Thimphu, Bhutan

Telephone(975 2) 33 52 33
(975 2) 32 65 12
Telefax(975 2) 32 11 45
E-mail addressktwangchuk@moea.gov.bt
ipd@moea.gov.bt
Title and name of headDirector General: Mr. Kinley Tenzin Wangchuk
CountrySouth Africa
Competent administrationDepartment of Trade and Industry
Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC)
Web site addresshttp://www.cipc.co.za/
Address

Physical Address:
Block F
the dti Campus
77 Meintjies Street
Sunnyside
Pretoria

Postal Address:
Private Bag X400
Pretoria 0001

Telephone(27 12) 394 1298 (Mr. Lehong)
(27 12) 394 5109 (Ms. Coetzee)
(27 12) 394 1512 (Ms. Lotheringen)
(27 12) 394 5094 (Ms. Skosana)
(27 12) 394 5106 (Mr. Petje)
E-mail addresstlehong@cipc.co.za (Mr. Lehong)
fcoetzee@cipc.co.za (Ms. Coetzee)
alotheringen@cipc.co.za (Ms Lotheringen)
vskosana@cipc.co.za (Ms. Skosana)
kpetje@cipc.co.za (Mr. Petje)
rvoller@cipc.co.za (Commissioner Voller)
nmaimela@cipc.co.za (Ms. Maimela)
Title and name of headCommissioner: Mr. Rory Voller
Executive Manager: Innovation & Creativity: Ms. Nomonde Maimela
Senior Manager: Patents & Designs: Mr. Trod Lehong
Senior Manager : Trademarks: Ms. Fleurette Coetzee
Senior Manager: IP Enforcement: Ms. Amanda Lotheringen
Senior Manager: Indigenous Cultural Expressions and Knowledge: Ms. Velaphi Skosana
Senior Manager: Copyright : Mr. Kadi Petje
CountryKazakhstan
Competent administrationDepartment on Intellectual Property Rights
Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Web site addresshttp://www.kazpatent.kz
Address

8, Orynbor Street,
House of Ministries,
Entrance No. 18, Left Bank,
010000, Astana

Telephone(77) 172 74 07 50
Telefax(77) 172 74 07 54
E-mail addressipkz.int@gmail.com
kazpatent@kazpatent.kz
intellkaz@nur.kz
Title and name of headDirector of the Department on Intellectual Property Rights: Ms. Natalia Pan
Director of National Institute of Intellectual Property : Mr. Yerbol Ospanov
CountryHonduras
Competent administrationDirectorate General of Intellectual Property (DIGEPIH)
Web site addresshttp://www.digepih.webs.com
Address

Boulevard Kuwait, Edificio San José, 3er. Piso
Tegucigalpa
Honduras

Telephone(504) 223 55297
(504) 223 55279
(504) 2239 7165 (CR)
(504) 2235 8692 (director)
Telefax(504) 223 55505
E-mail addresscamilozbendeck@yahoo.com
digepih@gmail.com
madeleine122005@yahoo.es
Title and name of headDirector General of Intellectual Property /Director General de Propiedad Intelectual: Mr. Camilo Bendeck
Head of the Copyright and Related Rights Office : Dra. María del Carmen Osorio I.
CountryEthiopia
Competent administrationEthiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO)
Web site addresshttp://www.eipo.gov.et/
Address

Kirkos Kifleketema,
Woreda 8, Kazanchis
Addis Ababa

Telephone(251) 929 918 034
(251) 115 528 000
Telefax(251) 115 529 299
(251) 115 534 969
E-mail addresseipo@ethionet.et
DrMande12@gmail.com
Title and name of headDirector General: Dr. Mandefro Eshete
CountrySaudi Arabia
Competent administrationGeneral Administration of Trademarks
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Web site addresshttp://mci.gov.sa/en/ServicesDirectory/Pages/Services.aspx?Category=Trade%20Marks
Address

Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Riyadh 11162

Telephone(966 11) 294 47 80
(966 11) 477 66 66, ext. 2112
Telefax(966 11) 476 69 35
E-mail addresshalarifi@mci.gov.sa
Title and name of headHead: Mr. Hamad M. Al-Arifi
CountryMonaco
Competent administrationIntellectual Property Division
Directorate of Economic Expansion
Department of Finance and Economy
Web site addresshttp://en.gouv.mc/Government-Institutions/The-Government/Ministry-of-Finance-and-Economy/Business-Development-Agency
Address

9 rue du Gabian
98000 Monaco

B.P. 665
98014 Monaco Cedex

Telephone(377) 98 98 84 90
Telefax(377) 92 05 75 20
E-mail addressmcpi@gouv.mc
expansion@gouv.mc
Title and name of headChef de Section de la propriété intellectuelle / Head of the Intellectual Property Section: Mr. M. Jean-Pierre Santos
Directeur de l'Expansion Economique / Director of Economic Expansion: Mr. Serge Pierryves
CountryNew Zealand
Competent administrationIntellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ)
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Web site addresshttp://www.iponz.govt.nz
Address

PO Box 9241
Marion Square
Wellington 6141
New Zealand

Telephone(64 3) 962 2607
Telefax(64 4) 978 3691
E-mail addressinfo@iponz.govt.nz
Title and name of headCommissioner of Patents, Trade Marks and Designs / Commissaire aux brevets, aux marques et aux dessins et modèles: Ms. Mandy McDonald
National Manager: Ms. Ingrid Bayliss
CountrySuriname
Competent administrationIntellectual Property Office of Suriname
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Address

Nieuwe Haven Postbus 9354
Paramaribo
Suriname

Telephone(597) 404 834
E-mail addresskenneth.codrington@minhi.gov.sr
Title and name of headDirector: Mr. Kenneth Codrington
Minister of Trade, Industry and Tourism: His Execellency Mr. Ferdinand Welzijin
CountryPhilippines
Competent administrationIntellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHIL)
Web site addresshttp://www.ipophil.gov.ph/
Address

28 Upper McKinley Road
McKinley Hill Town Center
Fort Bonifacio
Taguig City 1634
Philippines

Telephone(632) 238-6300
Telefax(632) 752-4869
E-mail addressmail@ipophil.gov.ph
dittb@ipophil.gov.ph
Title and name of headDirector General of the Intellectual Property Office / Directrice général de l'Office de la propriété intellectuelle: Ms. Josephine Santiago
CountrySaint Kitts and Nevis
Competent administrationIntellectual Property Office
Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs
Address

1st Floor, The Cable Building
Cayon Street
P.O. Box 693
Basseterre,
St. Kitts and Nevis

Telephone(1 869) 465 2195
(1 869) 465 3916 (direct)
Telefax(1 869) 465 5040 / 2482
E-mail addressiposkn@gmail.com
jihan.williams@gov.kn
Title and name of headRegistrar: Ms. Jihan Williams
CountryTrinidad and Tobago
Competent administrationIntellectual Property Office
Ministry of Legal Affairs
Web site addresshttp://www.ipo.gov.tt/
Address

3rd Floor
Capital Plaza
11-13, Frederick Street
Port of Spain

Telephone(868) 625 9972 Ext 3021
Telefax(868) 624 1221
E-mail addressinfo@ipo.gov.tt
Regan.asgarali@ipo.gov.tt
rindianxx@yahoo.com
falrawi@ag.gov.tt
Title and name of headController (Acting) / Controlleur (par interim): Mr. Regan Asgarali
Attorney General: The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi
CountryMyanmar
Competent administrationIntellectual Property Section
Ministry of Education
Address

Building No. 21
Nay Pyi Taw
Republic of the Union of Myanmar

Telephone(9567) 404 483
Telefax(9567) 404 011
E-mail addressmoemoe.thwe6@gmail.com
Title and name of headDirector General: Mr. Win Khaing Moe
Deputy Director General: Ms. Moe Moe Thwe
CountryKiribati
Competent administrationMinistry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
Address

P.O. Box 510
Betio
Tarawa

Telephone(686) 26 156
(686) 26 157
(686) 25 663
Telefax(686) 26 233
E-mail addressmtktebana@gmail.com
nteiwaki@gmail.com
troneti2009@gmail.com
Title and name of headSecretary to Ministry of Commerce Industry and Cooperatives: Mrs. Tessie Eria Lambourne
Director of Business : Mr. Tiiroa Roneti
Senior Regulatory Officer: Ms. Ngaina Teiwaki
Intellectual Property Officer: Ms. Mareta Taua Kaiteie
CountryMarshall Islands
Competent administrationMinistry of Internal Affairs
Address

18 Uliga Road
Majuro, MH 96960

Telephone(692) 625-8240/8718
(692) 625-4131 (direct)
(692) 455-5659
E-mail addresswallace.iakwe@gmail.com
kuuj.muller@gmail.com
Title and name of headSecretary: Mr. Wallace Peter
Foreign Service Officer: Mr. Andrea C. Muller
CountryParaguay
Competent administrationNational Directorate of Intellectual Property
Web site addresshttp://www.dinapi.gov.py/
Address

Avda. España, 323
c/EE.UU
Asunción
Paraguay

Telephone(595) 21 203 597 (CR)
(595) 21 204 791 (CR)
(595) 98 1406 947
(595) 21 210 904 (Industrial Property)
Telefax(595) 21 204 833 (CR)
(595) 21 210 570
E-mail addresspstanley@dinapi.gov.py
patstanley66@hotmail.com
Title and name of headNational Director : Ms. Patricia Stanley
CountryPeru
Competent administrationNational Institute for the Defense of Competition and Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI)
Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM)
Web site addresshttp://www.indecopi.gob.pe
Address

Calle de la Prosa No. 104
San Borja
Lima 41

Telephone(51 1) 224 78 00
Telefax(51 1) 224 03 48/9
E-mail addressrcabello@indecopi.gob.pe
presidencia@indecopi.gob.pe
consultas@indecopi.gob.pe
Title and name of headChairman of the Board of Directors/Presidente del Consejo Directivo: Mr. Ivo Gagliuffi
Director Invenciones y Nuevas Tecnologías: Mr. Manuel Castro
Director Signos Distintivos: Mr. Ray Meloni
Director Derecho de Autor: Mr. Fausto Vienrich
CountryBelgium
Competent administrationOffice of Intellectual Property
Directorate General Regulation and Market Organisation (OPRI)
Web site addresshttp://economie.fgov.be/opri-die.jsp?
Address

DG de la Réglementation économique
City Atrium - 7B15/2
Rue du Progrès, 50
1210 Bruxelles

Telephone(00 32) 2 277 9011
(00 32) 2 277 6638
Telefax(00 32) 2 277 5262
Title and name of headDirectrice générale /Director General: Ms. Séverine Waterbley
CountryFiji
Competent administrationOffice of the Attorney-General
Ministry of Justice
Web site addresshttp://www.ag.gov.fj/
Address

Box 2213
Government Buildings
Suva

Telephone(679) 330 9866
Telefax(679) 330 5421
Title and name of headAttorney-General, Minister for Justice: Mr. Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum
Solicitor-General: Mr. Sharvada Nand SHARMA
CountryGreece
Competent administrationPatent Office
Industrial Property Organization (OBI)
Web site addresshttp://www.obi.gr/obi/Default.aspx?tabid=71&
Address

5, Gianni Stavroulaki str.
151 25 Paradissos Amaroussiou
Athens

Telephone(30 210) 618 35 00
Telefax(30 210) 681 92 31
E-mail addressinfo@obi.gr
Title and name of headDirector General / Directeur général: Mr. Ioannis A. Kaplanis
CountryTimor-Leste
Competent administrationPermanent Mission of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste to the United Nations Office at Geneva
Web site addresshttp://www.timor-lestemission.ch
Address

Rue Pestalozzi 7
1202 Geneva
Switzerland

Telephone(+41) 22 788 35 63
(+41) 22 788 35 62
Telefax(+41) 22 788 35 64
E-mail address info@timor-lestemission.ch
Title and name of headAmbassador: His Excellency Mr. Marciano Octavio Garcia Da Silva
CountrySaudi Arabia
Competent administrationSaudi Patent Office
King Abdullaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)
Web site addresshttps://www.kacst.edu.sa/eng/IndustInnov/SPO/
Address

P.O. Box 6086
Riyadh 11442

Telephone(966 11) 481 43 42
(966 11) 481 33 63
Telefax(966 11) 481 33 76
(966 11) 481 38 30
E-mail addresspatents@kacst.edu.sa
Title and name of headDirector General of Saudi Patent Office: Mr. Sami Alsodais
CountryCook Islands
Competent administrationSecretary of Culture Administration
Ministry of Cultural Development
Web site addresshttp://www.culture.gov.ck
Address

PO Box 8 Avarua
Rarotonga
Cook Islands

Telephone(682) 20 725 ext 201
(682) 55546
Telefax(682) 23 725
E-mail addressanthony.turua@cookislands.gov.ck
Title and name of headSecretary of Culture : Mr. Anthony Turua
CountryRepublic of Moldova
Competent administrationState Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI)
Web site addresshttp://www.agepi.md
Address

24/1 Andrei Doga Str.
Chisinau, MD2024

Telephone(373 22) 400 583
(373 22) 400 508
(373 22) 400 633 hot line
Telefax(373 22) 440 094
(373 22) 440 119
E-mail addressoffice@agepi.gov.md
petitii@agepi.gov.md
Title and name of headDirector General / Directeur général: Ms. Lilia Bolocan
CountryTurkmenistan
Competent administrationState Service on Intellectual Property under the Ministry of Economy and Development of Turkmenistan
Address

156, Archabil Avenue
744000 Ashgabat

Telephone(99 312) 39 46 86
Telefax(99 312) 98 24 45
E-mail addresstmpatent@online.tm
Title and name of headDeputy Chairman: Mr. Ata Annaniyazov
CountryGreece
Competent administrationTrademark Office
Directorate of Commercial Property
General Secretariat of the Trade and Consumer Protection
Address

Place de Kanning
P.C. 101 81
Athens

Telephone(30 210) 38 93 488
(30 210) 38 93 339
(30 210) 38 93 395
(30 210) 38 93 469
Telefax(30 210) 38 46 523
E-mail addressgeorgopoulou@gge.gr
thpapg@gge.gr
nikitop@gge.gr
petva@gge.gr
giagtzidis@gge.gr
Title and name of headDirector / Directeur: Mr. Theodoros Papageorgiou
Head of Trademark Registration Unit/Chef de Section d'enregistrement des marques: Ms. Maria Nikitopoulou
Legal Officer / Juriste: Ms. Panayota Georgopoulou