World Intellectual Property Organization

Directory of Intellectual Property Offices

Alphabetical List of Intellectual Property Offices

Country Contact Details Office URL
AfghanistanCopyright OfficeMinistry of Information and Culture (MoIC)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeAfghanistan Central Business Registry and Intellectual Property
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Web site
AlbaniaCopyright OfficeAlbanian Copyright Office
Ministry of Tourism, Culture, Youth and Sports
Sector of Monitoring the Collective Management Societies
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeGeneral Directorate of Patents and Trademarks
Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Industry
Web site
AlgeriaCopyright OfficeNational Office of Copyrights and Related Rights (ONDA)
Ministry of Communication and Culture
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeAlgerian National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI)
Ministry of Industry, Small and Medium Sized Entreprises and Investment Promotion
Web site
AndorraCopyright OfficeTrademarks Office of the Principality of Andorra
Department of Economy
Ministry of Economy and Land Management
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeTrademarks Office of the Principality of Andorra
Department of Economy
Ministry of Economy and Land Management
Web site
AngolaCopyright OfficeNational Institute for Cultural Industries (INIC)
National Directorate of Entertainment and Copyright
Ministry of Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeAngolan Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Geology, Mines and Industry
Web site
Antigua and BarbudaIntellectual Property OfficesAntigua and Barbuda Intellectual Property & Commerce Office (ABIPCO)
Ministry of Legal Affairs
Web site
ArgentinaCopyright OfficeDirectorate General of CopyrightWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute of Industrial PropertyWeb site
ArmeniaCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Agency of the Republic of Armenia
Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia
 
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Agency of the Republic of Armenia
Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia
Web site
AustraliaCopyright OfficeCommercial and Administrative Law Branch
Attorney-General's Department
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIP Australia
Department of Industry
Web site
AustriaCopyright OfficeFederal Ministry of JusticeWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeThe Austrian Patent Office
Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology
Web site
AzerbaijanCopyright OfficeThe Copyright Agency of the Republic of AzerbaijanWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeState Committee on Standardization, Metrology and Patents of the Republic of AzerbaijanWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeState Committee on Standardization, Metrology and Patents of the Republic of Azerbaijan
Industrial Property Objects Examination Center (AzPatent)
Web site
BahamasCopyright OfficeRegistrar General's DepartmentWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeRegistrar General's DepartmentWeb site
BahrainCopyright OfficePress and Publications Directorate
Information Affairs Authority
Ministry of Information
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate of Industrial Property
Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Web site
BangladeshCopyright OfficeCopyright Office Bangladesh
Ministry of Cultural Affairs
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (DPDT)
Ministry of Industries
Web site
BarbadosIntellectual Property OfficesCorporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO)
Ministry of International Business and International Transport
Web site
BelarusCopyright OfficeNational Center of Intellectual Property (NCIP)
State Committee on Science and Technologies
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Center of Intellectual Property (NCIP)
State Committee on Science and Technologies
Web site
BelgiumIntellectual Property OfficesOffice of Intellectual Property
Directorate General Regulation and Market Organisation
Web site
BelizeIntellectual Property OfficesBelize Intellectual Property Office (BELIPO)Web site
BeninCopyright OfficeBeninese Copyright Office (BUBEDRA)
Ministry of Culture and Communication
 
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Industrial Property Center (CENAPI)
Ministry of Industry and Commerce
 
BhutanIntellectual Property OfficesIndustrial Property Division (IPD)
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Web site
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)Copyright OfficeServicio Nacional de Propiedad Intelectual (SENAPI)
Ministerio de Desarrollo Productivo y Economía Plural
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeServicio Nacional de Propiedad Intelectual (SENAPI)
Ministerio de Desarrollo Productivo y Economía Plural
Web site
Bosnia and HerzegovinaCopyright OfficeInstitute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and HerzegovinaWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeInstitute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and HerzegovinaWeb site
BotswanaCopyright OfficeRegistrar of Companies and Intellectual Property
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeRegistrar of Companies and Intellectual Property
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Web site
BrazilCopyright OfficeMinistry of CultureWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (INPI)
Web site
Brunei DarussalamCopyright OfficeAttorney General's ChambersWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeBrunei Intellectual Property Office (BruIPO)
The Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB)
Web site
BulgariaCopyright OfficeCopyright and Neighbouring Rights Directorate
Ministry of Culture
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficePatent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria (BPO)Web site
Burkina FasoCopyright OfficeBurkinabé Copyright Office (BBDA)
Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeGeneral Directorate of Industrial Property (DGPI)
Ministry of Industrie, Trade and Craft
Web site
BurundiCopyright OfficeDepartment of Arts and Culture
Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Trade, Industry and TourismWeb site
Cabo VerdeCopyright OfficeInstitute of Intellectual Property of Cabo Verde
Installation Committee
 
 Industrial Property OfficeInstitute of Intellectual Property of Cabo Verde
Installation Committee
 
CambodiaCopyright OfficeDepartment of Copyright and Related rightsWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Industrial Property (DIP)
Ministry of Industry and Handicraft (MIH)
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Department (IPD)
Ministry of Commerce
Web site
CameroonCopyright OfficeJustice Section
Ministry of Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate of Technological Development and Industrial Property (MINMIDT)
Ministry of Industry, Mines and Technological Development
 
CanadaCopyright OfficeCanadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) Industry CanadaWeb site
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeCanadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)
Industry Canada
Web site
Web site
Central African RepublicCopyright OfficeCentralafrican Copyright Office
(BUCADA)
Ministry of Tourism, the Arts and Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Industrial Property Service
Directorate of Industrial Development and Handicraft
Ministry of Industry, Commerce, SME-SMI
 
ChadCopyright OfficeChadian Copyright Office (BUTDRA)
Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports
 
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Liaison Office with OAPI (SNL / OAPI)
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
 
ChileCopyright OfficeMinistry of Education
Intellectual Rights Department (DDI)
Directorate of Libraries, Archives and Museums
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Economy
Web site
ChinaCopyright OfficeNational Copyright Administration of China (NCAC)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficePatent Office
State Intellectual Property Office of the Peoples' Republic of China (SIPO)
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeTrademark Office
State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the People's Republic of China (SAIC)
Web site
Web site
ColombiaCopyright OfficeDirección Nacional de Derecho de Autor
Unidad Administrativa Especial
Ministerio del Interior y de Justicia
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeSuperintendencia de Industria y Comercio
Ministerio de Industria, Comercio y Turismo
Web site
ComorosCopyright OfficeMinistry of Home Affairs, Information and Press 
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office (OCPI)
Ministry of Energy, Mines, Industry and Handicrafts
 
CongoCopyright OfficeCongolese Copyright Office (BCDA)
Ministry of Culture and the Arts
 
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Industrial Property Unit
Directorate General of Industry (ANPI)
Ministry of Industrial Development and Promotion of Private Sector
 
Costa RicaCopyright OfficeRegister of Copyright and Related Rights
National Register
Ministry of Justice and Peace
Web site
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeRegistro de la Propiedad Industrial
Registro Nacional
Ministerio de Justicia y Paz
Web site
Web site
Côte d'IvoireCopyright OfficeIvorian Copyright Office
Ministry of French Language and Culture
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIvorian Office of Intellectual Property (OIPI)
Ministry for Industry and the Promotion of the Private Sector
Web site
CroatiaCopyright OfficeState Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia (SIPO)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeState Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia (SIPO)Web site
CubaCopyright OfficeNational Copyright Center (CENDA)
Ministry of Culture
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeCuban Industrial Property Office (OCPI)
Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment
Web site
CyprusCopyright OfficeDepartment of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
Web site
Czech RepublicCopyright OfficeCopyright Law Department
Ministry of Culture
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property OfficeWeb site
Democratic People's Republic of KoreaCopyright OfficeCopyright Office of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea 
 Industrial Property OfficeInvention Office of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea 
 Industrial Property OfficeTrademark, 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 CongoCopyright OfficeSecretariat General of Culture
Directorate of Research, Planning and International Cultural Relations
Ministry of Culture and the Arts
 
 Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate of Industrial Property
Secretariat for industry and small and medium enterprises (IPMEA)
Ministry of Industry and SMEs
 
DenmarkCopyright OfficeCopyright Division
Ministry of Culture
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeDanish Patent and Trademark Office
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Web site
DjiboutiCopyright OfficeMinistry of Communication and Culture, responsible for Posts and Telecommunications
Copyright Office
 
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Commerce and Industry
Office of Industrial Property and Commerce (ODPIC)
Web site
DominicaIntellectual Property OfficesCompanies and Intellectual Property Office
Ministry of Tourism and legal Affairs
 
Dominican RepublicCopyright OfficeNational Copyright Office (ONDA)
Ministry of Culture
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Office of Industrial Property (ONAPI)
State Secretariat for Industry and Commerce
Web site
EcuadorCopyright OfficeEcuadorian Institute of Intellectual Property (IEPI)
National Directory of Copyrights and Related Rights
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeEcuadorian Institute of Intellectual Property
National Directory of Industrial Property
Web site
EgyptCopyright OfficePermanent Office for the Protection of
Copyright
Supreme Council of Culture
Ministry of Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeEgyptian Patent Office
Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT)
Ministry of Scientific Research
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeTrademarks and Industrial Designs Office
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Web site
El SalvadorCopyright OfficeNational Center of Registries (CNR)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Center of Registries (CNR)Web site
Equatorial GuineaCopyright OfficeCouncil of Scientific and Technological Research
Presidency of the Government
 
 Industrial Property OfficeCouncil of Scientific and Tecnological Research
Presidency of the Government
 
EritreaCopyright OfficeDepartment of Culture
Ministry of Information and Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeDomestic Trade and Intellectual Property
Ministry of Trade and Industry
 
EstoniaCopyright OfficeEstonian Ministry of JusticeWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeThe Estonian Patent OfficeWeb site
EthiopiaIntellectual Property OfficesEthiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO)Web site
FijiCopyright OfficeOffice of the Attorney-General
Ministry of Justice
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeOffice of the Attorney-General
Ministry of Justice
Web site
FinlandCopyright OfficeCopyright Council
Ministry of Education
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Board of Patents and Registration of FinlandWeb site
FranceCopyright OfficeOffice of Literacy and Artistic Property
Under-Directorate of Legal Affairs
Directorate of General Administration
Ministry of Culture and Francophone Affairs
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute of Industrial PropertyWeb site
GabonCopyright OfficeNational Agency for the Promotion of the Arts and Culture (ANPAC) 
 Industrial Property OfficeCenter of Industrial Property of Gabon
(CEPIG)
Ministry of Industry and Mines
Web site
GambiaCopyright OfficeNational Centre for Arts and Culture
Ministry of Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeOffice of the Registrar General
Attorney General’s Chambers
Ministry for Justice
 
GeorgiaCopyright OfficeNational Intellectual Property Center
(Sakpatenti)
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Intellectual Property Center
(Sakpatenti)
Web site
GermanyCopyright OfficeUnit Copyright and Publishing Law
Directorate IIIB
Directorate-General III: Commercial and Economic Law
Federal Ministry of Justice
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeGerman Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA)Web site
GhanaCopyright OfficeCopyright Department
Ministry of Justice
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeRegistrar General's Department
Ministry of Justice
 
GreeceCopyright OfficeHellenic Copyright Organization
Ministry of Culture
Web site
 Intellectual Property OfficesPatent Office
Industrial Property Organization (OBI)
Web site
 Intellectual Property OfficesTrademark Office
Directorate of Commercial and Industrial Property
General Secretary for Commerce
 
GrenadaIntellectual Property OfficesCorporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO)
 
GuatemalaCopyright OfficeRegister of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeRegistry of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Web site
GuineaCopyright OfficeGuinean Copyright Office
Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Service of Industrial Property
Ministry of Trade, Industry, Small and Medium Enterprises
 
Guinea-BissauCopyright OfficeGuinean Copyright Society
Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, Youth and Sports
 
 Industrial Property OfficeGeneral Directorate of Industrial Property
Ministry of Energy, Industry and Natural Resources
 
GuyanaIntellectual Property OfficesThe Deeds Registry
Ministry of Legal Affairs
 
HaitiCopyright OfficeHaitian Copyright Office (BHDA)
Ministry of Culture and Communication
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Service
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Web site
Holy SeeCopyright OfficeJudicial Office
Central Offices
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeJudicial Office
Central Offices
Web site
HondurasIntellectual Property OfficesDirectorate General of Intellectual Property (DIGEPIH)Web site
HungaryCopyright OfficeHungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO)
Copyright Department
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeHungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO)Web site
IcelandCopyright OfficeOffice of Legal Affairs
Ministry of Education, Science and Culture
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIcelandic Patent Office
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Web site
IndiaCopyright OfficeCopyright Division
Department of Higher Education
Ministry of Human Resource Development
Government of India
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeOffice of the Controller-General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks
Department of Industrial Policy Promotions
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Government of India
Web site
IndonesiaCopyright OfficeDirectorate General of Intellectual Property Rights
Ministry of Law and Human Rights
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate General of Intellectual Property Rights
Ministry of Law and Human Rights
Web site
Web site
Web site
Iran (Islamic Republic of)Copyright OfficeMinistry of Culture and Islamic Guidance,
Registrar of Copyright,
Center for Cultural Studies and Research (CCSR)
 
 Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property General Office
State Organization for Registration of Deeds and Properties
Web site
Web site
IraqCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture 
 Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Department
Central Organization for Standardization & Quality Control (COSQC)
Ministry of Planning
 
IrelandCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Unit
Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficePatents Office
Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation
Web site
IsraelCopyright OfficeThe Director General
Ministry of Justice
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIsrael Patent Office
Ministry of Justice
Web site
ItalyCopyright OfficeService 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
 Industrial Property OfficeItalian Patent and Trademark Office
Directorate General of Combating Counterfeiting
Ministry of Economic Development
Web site
JamaicaCopyright OfficeJamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeJamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO)Web site
JapanCopyright OfficeJapan Copyright Office (JCO)
Agency for Cultural Affairs
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeJapan Patent Office (JPO),
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Web site
JordanCopyright OfficeDepartment of the National Library
Ministry of Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Protection Directorate
Ministry of Industry and Trade
Web site
KazakhstanIntellectual Property OfficesCommittee of Intellectual Property Rights
Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Web site
KenyaCopyright OfficeThe Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO)
The State Law Office
(Office of the Attorney General)
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeKenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI)
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Web site
KiribatiIntellectual Property OfficesMinistry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism 
KuwaitCopyright OfficeMinistry of Commerce and Industry 
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Trade and Industry
Trademarks and Patents Department
 
KyrgyzstanCopyright OfficeState Service of Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzpatent)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeState Service of Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzpatent)Web site
Lao People's Democratic RepublicIndustrial Property OfficeDepartment of Intellectual Property,
Ministry of Science and Technology
Web site
LatviaCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture, Legal DivisionWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficePatent Office of the Republic of LatviaWeb site
LebanonCopyright OfficeMinistry of CultureWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeOffice of Intellectual Property
Department of Intellectual Property
Directorate General of Economy and Trade
Ministry of Economy and Trade
Web site
LesothoCopyright OfficeMinistry of Law and Constitutional Affairs
Registrar General's Office
 
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Law and Constitutional Affairs
Registrar General's Office
 
LiberiaCopyright OfficeLiberia Copyright Office 
 Industrial Property OfficeLiberia Industrial Property Office (LIPO)
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
 
LibyaIndustrial Property OfficeNational Authority for Scientific Research (NASR)
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
Web site
LiechtensteinCopyright OfficeBureau of Intellectual Property
Office of Economic Affairs
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeBureau of Intellectual Property
Office of Economic Affairs
Web site
LithuaniaCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania,
Copyright Division
 
 Industrial Property OfficeState Patent Bureau of the Republic of LithuaniaWeb site
LuxembourgCopyright OfficeMinistère de l'économie et du Commerce extérieur, Direction de la propriété intellectuelleWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistère de l'économie et du Commerce extérieur, Direction de la propriété intellectuelleWeb site
MadagascarCopyright OfficeMalagasy Copyright Office
Ministry of Information, Culture and Communication
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeMalagasy Industrial Property OfficeWeb site
MalawiCopyright OfficeCopyright Society of Malawi (COSOMA)
Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of the Registrar General
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs
 
MalaysiaCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Corporation of MalaysiaWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Corporation of MalaysiaWeb site
MaldivesCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Unit
Ministry of Economic Development
 
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Unit
Ministry of Economic Development
Web site
MaliCopyright OfficeMalian Copyright Office (BUMDA)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeMalian Centre for the Promotion of Industrial Property (CEMAPI)
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Web site
MaltaCopyright OfficeThe National IP Office of Malta
Commerce Department
Ministry for Fair Competition, Small Business and Consumers
Web site
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeThe National IP Office of Malta
Commerce Department,
Ministry for Fair Competition, Small Business and Consumers
Web site
Web site
MauritaniaCopyright OfficeCultural Cooperation and Intellectual Property Department
Directorate of Culture and Arts
Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports
 
 Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate of Industry
Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Handicraft and Tourism
 
MauritiusCopyright OfficeMauritius Society of Authors (MASA)
Ministry of Arts and Culture
Web site
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Office (IPO)
Regional Integration and International Trade
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Web site
MexicoCopyright OfficeNational Copyrights Institute (INDAUTOR)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeMexican Institute of Industrial PropertyWeb site
MonacoIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Division
Directorate of Economic Expansion
Department of Finance and Economy
Web site
MongoliaCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Office of MongoliaWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office of MongoliaWeb site
MontenegroCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Office of MontenegroWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office of MontenegroWeb site
MoroccoCopyright OfficeCopyright Office of MoroccoWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeMoroccan Industrial and Commercial Property OfficeWeb site
MozambiqueCopyright OfficeDepartment of Copyright
National Institute of Book and Records
Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports
 
 Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Institute (IPI)
Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Web site
MyanmarCopyright OfficeMinistry of Information and Culture 
 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Technical and Vocational Education
Ministry of Science and Technology
 
NamibiaCopyright OfficeMinistry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT)
Copyright Services
 
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Trade and Industry
Trade and Commerce Department
 
NauruCopyright OfficeDepartment of Justice
Office of the Registrar of Patents, Trade Marks and Copyright
 
 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Justice
Office of the Registrar of Patents, Trade Marks and Copyright
 
NepalCopyright OfficeNepal Copyright Registrar's Office
Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Industry
Ministry of Industry
Web site
NetherlandsCopyright OfficeMinistry of Justice
Directorate of Legislation
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeBureau of Intellectual Property Aruba 
 Industrial Property OfficeBureau of Intellectual Property CuraçaoWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeNetherlands Patent Office
Netherlands Enterprise Agency
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Web site
New ZealandCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Policy Group
Competition and Consumer Environment Branch
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeOffice for Tokelau Affairs 
 Intellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ)
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Web site
NicaraguaCopyright OfficeOffice Nacion de Derechos de Autor y Derechos Conexos
Registro de la Propiedad Intelectual (RPI)
Ministerio de Formento, Industria y Comercio (MIFIC)
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Registry (RPI)
Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade (MIFIC)
Web site
NigerCopyright OfficeNiger Copyright Office (BNDA)
Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeDirection of Innovation and Industrial property
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Promotion of young entrepreneurs
 
NigeriaCopyright OfficeNigerian Copyright Commission (NCC)
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeTrademarks, Patents and Designs Registry
Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment
 
NorwayCopyright OfficeNorwegian Ministry of Cultural Affairs
Department of Media and Copyright
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficePatentstyret (Norwegian Industrial Property Office)Web site
OmanIndustrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Department
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Web site
PakistanCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan)Web site
PalauIndustrial Property OfficeMinistry of Resources and Development 
PanamaCopyright OfficeDirectorate General of Copyright
Ministry of Commerce and Industries
 
 Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate General of the Industrial Property Registry
Ministry of Commerce and Industries
Web site
Web site
Papua New GuineaCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Office of Papua New Guinea (IPOPNG)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office of Papua New Guinea (IPOPNG)Web site
ParaguayIntellectual Property OfficesNational Directorate of Intellectual PropertyWeb site
PeruIntellectual Property OfficesPresidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM),
National Institute for the Defense of Competition and Intellectual Property Protection (INDECOPI)
Web site
PhilippinesIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office of Philippines (IPOPHIL)Web site
PolandCopyright OfficeThe Intellectual Property and Media Department
Ministry of Culture and National Heritage,
Legal Office
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficePolish Patent OfficeWeb site
PortugalCopyright OfficeBureau for Cultural Strategy,
Planning and Assessment (GEPAC)
 
 Industrial Property OfficePortuguese Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Justice
Web site
QatarCopyright OfficeCopyright Office,
Competent administration Intellectual Property Center,
Ministry of Justice
 
 Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Office Trademarks, Industrial Designs & G.I. Competent administration Ministry of Business and Trade, Department of Commercial Registration and Licensing 
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Center
Patents and Intergrated Circuits
Competent administration Intellectual Property Center,
Ministry of Justice
 
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Economy and Commerce 
Republic of KoreaCopyright OfficeThe Copyright Bureau of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of KoreaWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeKorean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO)Web site
Republic of MoldovaIntellectual Property OfficesState Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI)Web site
RomaniaCopyright OfficeRomanian Copyright Office (ORDA)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeState Office for Inventions and TrademarksWeb site
Russian FederationCopyright OfficeFederal Service for Intellectual Property (ROSPATENT)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeFederal Service for Intellectual Property (ROSPATENT)Web site
RwandaCopyright OfficeOffice of the Registrar General
Rwanda Development Board (RDB)
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeRwanda Development Board (RDB)
Office of the Registrar General
Web site
Saint Kitts and NevisIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office
The Registrar of IP
 
Saint LuciaCopyright OfficeRegistry of Companies and Intellectual Property 
 Industrial Property OfficeRegistry of Companies and Intellectual Property 
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesCopyright OfficeCommerce and Intellectual Property OfficeWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeCommerce and Intellectual Property OfficeWeb site
SamoaCopyright OfficeRegistration of Companies and Intellectual Property Division (RCIP)
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (MCIL)
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeRegistrar of Patents, Trade Marks and Industrial Designs
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (MCIL)
 
San MarinoCopyright OfficeDirectorate of Economic and Social Affairs
Department of External Affairs
 
 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of External Affairs
State Office for Patents and Trademarks
 
Sao Tome and PrincipeCopyright OfficeDirectorate General of Culture
Arts and Entertainment Promotion Center
Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property National Service (SENAPI)
Directorate of Industry
Ministry of Planning and Development
Web site
Saudi ArabiaCopyright OfficeGeneral Administration of Copyright
Ministry of Culture and Information
 
 Intellectual Property OfficesGeneral Directorate of Industrial Property
King Abdullaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)
Web site
 Intellectual Property OfficesTrade Mark Section
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
 
SenegalCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture, Gender and Living Environment
Senegalese Copyright Office
 
 Industrial Property OfficeSenegalese Agency of Industrial Property and Innovation Techologique (ASPIT)
Ministry of Trade, Industry and Handicraft
Web site
SerbiaCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia
Department for Copyright and Related Rights and International Cooperation
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office of the Republic of SerbiaWeb site
SeychellesCopyright OfficeCultural Property and Copyright Unit / Seychelles Authors and Composers Society (SACS),
Ministry of Social Development and Culture, Department of Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeRegistration Division
Department of Legal Affairs
President's Office
 
Sierra LeoneCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture and Tourism (Cultural Division),
Sierra Leone Intellectual Property Organisation (SLIPO)
 
 Industrial Property OfficeAdministrator and Registrar-General's Department 
SingaporeCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)Web site
SlovakiaCopyright OfficeMedia, Audiovisual and Copyright Department, Ministry of CultureWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Office of the Slovak RepublicWeb site
SloveniaCopyright OfficeSlovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)
Ministry of Economic Development and Technology
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeSlovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)
Ministry of Economic Development and Technology
Web site
Solomon IslandsCopyright OfficeMinistry of Police and Justice
Registrar-General's Office
 
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Police and Justice
Registrar-General's Office
 
SomaliaCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture and Higher Education,
Copyright Office
 
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Industry,
Patents and Trade Marks Office
 
South AfricaIntellectual Property OfficesDepartment of Trade and Industry
Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC)
Web site
SpainCopyright OfficeMinistry of Education, Culture and Sports
Directorate General of Cultural Industries, Policies and Books
Deputy Directorate General for Intellectual Property
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Industry, Energy and Tourism
Spanish Patent and Trademark Office
Web site
Sri LankaCopyright OfficeNational Intellectual Property Office of Sri LankaWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Intellectual Property Office of Sri LankaWeb site
SudanCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture and Youth and Sports
Federal Council for Literary and Artistic Works
 
 Industrial Property OfficeRegistrar General of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Justice
Web site
SurinameIntellectual Property OfficesBureau of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Justice and Police
 
SwazilandCopyright OfficeMinistry of Commerce Industry and Trade
Intellectual Property Office
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Commerce Industry and Trade
Intellectual Property Office
Web site
SwedenCopyright OfficeDivision of Intellectual Property and Transport Law
Ministry of Justice
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeSwedish Patent and Registration Office (SPRO)Web site
SwitzerlandCopyright OfficeSwiss Federal Institute of Intellectual PropertyWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeSwiss Federal Institute of Intellectual PropertyWeb site
Syrian Arab RepublicCopyright OfficeCopyright Office
Ministry of Culture
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate of Commercial and Industrial Property Protection (DCIP)
Ministry of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection
Web site
Web site
TajikistanCopyright OfficeAgency of Copyright and Related Rights,
Ministry of Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Center for Patents and Information (NCPI)
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan
Web site
ThailandCopyright OfficeDepartment of Intellectual Property (DIP)
Ministry of Commerce
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Intellectual Property (DIP)
Ministry of Commerce
Web site
Web site
the former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaCopyright OfficeCopyright and Related Rights Department,
Ministry of Culture (MoC)
 
 Industrial Property OfficeState Office of Industrial Property (SOIP)Web site
Timor-LesteIntellectual Property OfficesDepartment of the Legal and Treaties Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 
 Intellectual Property OfficesNational Director of Human Rights and Citizenship
Ministry of Justice
Web site
TogoCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture, Youth and Sport,
Togolese Copyright Office (BUTODRA)
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute for Industrial Property and Technology (INPIT)
Ministry of Trade, Industry, Transport and Development of the Free Zone
 
TongaCopyright OfficeThe Registry & Intellectual Property Office (RIPO)
Ministry of Labour, Commerce and Industries
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeThe Registry & Intellectual Property Office (RIPO)
Ministry of Labour, Commerce and Industries
Web site
Trinidad and TobagoIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office
Ministry of Legal Affairs
Web site
TunisiaCopyright OfficeTunisian Organism for the Protection of Authors' RightsWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute for Standardization and Industrial Property (INNORPI)
Ministry of Industry and Technology
Web site
TurkeyCopyright OfficeDirectorate General for Copyright
Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Web site
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeTurkish Patent InstituteWeb site
TurkmenistanIntellectual Property OfficesState Service on Intellectual Property under the Ministry of Economy and Development of Turkmenistan 
TuvaluIndustrial Property OfficeOffice of the Attorney-General
Ministry of Trade, Commerce and Public Corporations
 
UgandaCopyright OfficeMinistry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB) 
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs
Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB)
 
UkraineCopyright OfficeState Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine (SIPS)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeState Enterprise “Ukrainian Institute of Industrial Property” (SE UIPV)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeState Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine (SIPS)Web site
United Arab EmiratesCopyright OfficeCopyright Department
Ministry of Economy
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Industrial Property
Ministry of Economy
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeTrademark Department
Ministry of Economy
 
United KingdomCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Office
Information Centre
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office
Information Centre
Web site
United Republic of TanzaniaCopyright OfficeCopyright Society of Tanzania (COSOTA)
Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA)
Ministry of Industry and Trade
Web site
 Copyright OfficeCopyright Society of Zanzibar (COSOZA),
Ministry of Constitutional Affairs and Good Governance
 
 Industrial Property OfficeBusiness Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA)
Ministry of Industry and Trade
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeRegistrar General's Office
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional's Affairs
 
United States of AmericaCopyright OfficeLibrary of Congress
Copyright Office
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeUnited States Department of Commerce
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Web site
UruguayCopyright OfficeCopyright Council
Ministry of Education and Culture
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Directorate of Industrial Property
Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining
Web site
UzbekistanCopyright OfficeAgency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of UzbekistanWeb site
 Industrial Property OfficeAgency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of UzbekistanWeb site
VanuatuCopyright OfficeThe Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Vanuatu, Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Industry 
 Industrial Property OfficeThe Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Vanuatu, Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Industry 
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)Copyright OfficeAutonomous Service of Intellectual Property (SAPI)
Ministry of Popular Power for Trade
Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeAutonomous Service of Intellectual Property (SAPI)
Ministry of Popular Power for Trade
Web site
Viet NamCopyright OfficeCopyright Office of Viet Nam (COV)Web site
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP)
Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment
Web site
YemenCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture 
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Industry and Trade, General Department for Intellectual Property ProtectionWeb site
ZambiaCopyright OfficeCopyright Administration
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services (MIBS)
 
 Industrial Property OfficePatents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA)
Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry
Web site
ZimbabweCopyright OfficeZimbabwe Intellectual Property Office (ZIPO)
Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs
 
 Industrial Property OfficeZimbabwe Intellectual Property Office (ZIPO)
Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs
 

Regional Offices

Acronym Contact Details Office URL
OAPIRegional OfficeAfrican Intellectual Property OrganizationWeb site
ARIPORegional OfficeAfrican Regional Intellectual Property OrganizationWeb site
ASBURegional OfficeArab States Broadcasting UnionWeb site
BOIPRegional OfficeBenelux Office for Intellectual PropertyWeb site
EAPORegional OfficeEurasian Patent OrganizationWeb site
EPORegional OfficeEuropean Patent OrganisationWeb site
UPOVRegional OfficeInternational Union for the Protection of New Varieties of PlantsWeb site
ICPIPRegional OfficeInterstate Council on the Protection of Industrial Property 
OHIMRegional OfficeOffice for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)Web site
GCC Patent OfficeRegional OfficePatent Office of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the GulfWeb site

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