Directory of Intellectual Property Offices

National IP offices

Country Contact Details Office URL
AfghanistanCopyright OfficeMinistry of Information and Culture (MoIC)
Industrial Property OfficeAfghanistan Central Business Registry & Intellectual Properties
Ministry of Commerce and Industries (ACBR-IP)
Web site
AlbaniaCopyright OfficeCopyright Directorate
Ministry of Culture
Republic of Albania
Web site
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeGeneral Directorate of Industrial Property (GDIP)
Ministry of Finances and Economy
Web site
AlgeriaCopyright OfficeNational Office of Copyrights and Related Rights
Ministry of Culture (ONDA)
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeAlgerian National Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Industry (INAPI)
Web site
AndorraCopyright OfficeTrademarks Office of the Principality of Andorra
Secretary of State of Tourism and Trade
Ministry of Tourism and Trade
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeTrademarks Office of the Principality of Andorra
Secretary of State of Tourism and Trade
Ministry of Tourism and Trade
Web site
AngolaCopyright OfficeNational Directorate for Copyrights and Related Rights
Ministry of Culture
Industrial Property OfficeAngolan Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Industry
Antigua and BarbudaIntellectual Property OfficesAntigua and Barbuda Intellectual Property & Commerce Office (ABIPCO)
Ministry of Legal Affairs
Web site
ArgentinaCopyright OfficeNational Directorate of Author’s Right Office
Ministry of Justice and Human Rights
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute of Industrial Property (INPI)Web site
ArmeniaCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Agency
Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Agency
Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia
Web site
AustraliaCopyright OfficeContent & Copyright Branch
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeIP AustraliaWeb site
AustriaCopyright OfficeFederal Ministry of JusticeWeb site
Industrial Property OfficeAustrian Patent OfficeWeb site
AzerbaijanIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Agency of the Republic of AzerbaijanWeb site
BahamasCopyright OfficeRegistrar General's DepartmentWeb site
Industrial Property OfficeRegistrar General's DepartmentWeb site
BahrainCopyright OfficeMinistry of Information Affairs
Directorate of Media Administration
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate of Foreign Trade Relations
Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism
Web site
BangladeshCopyright OfficeCopyright Office Bangladesh
Ministry of Cultural Affairs
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Patents, Design and Trademarks
Ministry of Industries (DPDT)
Web site
BarbadosIntellectual Property OfficesCorporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office
Ministry of International Business and Industry (CAIPO)
Web site
BelarusCopyright OfficeNational Center of Intellectual Property (NCIP)Web site
Industrial Property OfficeNational Center of Intellectual Property (NCIP)Web site
BelgiumIntellectual Property OfficesBelgium Intellectual Property Office
Federal Public Service Economy, SMEs, Self-employed and Energy
(OPRI)
Web site
BelizeIntellectual Property OfficesBelize Intellectual Property Office (BELIPO)Web site
BeninCopyright OfficeBeninese Copyright Office (BUBEDRA)
Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Arts
Industrial Property OfficeNational Industrial Property Agency (ANaPI)
Ministry of Industry and Trade
Web site
BhutanIntellectual Property OfficesDepartment of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Web site
Web site
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)Copyright OfficeNational Intellectual Property Service, Ministry of Productive Development and Plural Economy (SENAPI)Web site
Industrial Property OfficeNational Intellectual Property Service, Ministry of Productive Development and Plural Economy (SENAPI)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
BotswanaIntellectual Property OfficesCompanies and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA)
Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry
Web site
BrazilCopyright OfficeSecretariat of Copyright and Intellectual Property
Ministry of Citizenship
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Economy (INPI)
Web site
Brunei DarussalamIntellectual Property OfficesBrunei Darussalam Intellectual Property Office (BruIPO)
Attorney General’s Chambers
Web site
BulgariaCopyright OfficeCopyright and Neighbouring Rights Directorate
Ministry of Culture
Web site
Industrial Property OfficePatent Office of Republic of BulgariaWeb site
Burkina FasoCopyright OfficeBurkinabé Copyright Office (BBDA)
Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism
Industrial Property OfficeGeneral Directorate of Industrial Property
Ministry of Trade,Industry and Craft
Web site
BurundiCopyright OfficeBurundian Office of Copyright and Neighboring Rights
Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture (OBDA)
Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Trade, Industry and Tourism
Cabo VerdeIntellectual Property OfficesInstitute for Quality Management and Intellectual Property (IGQPI)Web site
CambodiaCopyright OfficeDepartment of Copyright and Related rights
Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Industrial Property (DIP)
Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Commerce
Web site
CameroonCopyright OfficeMinistry of Arts and Culture
Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate of Technological Development and Industrial Property
Ministry of Mines, Industry and Technological Development (MINMIDT)
Web site
CanadaCopyright OfficeCanadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)Web site
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeCanadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)Web site
Web site
Central African RepublicCopyright OfficeCentral African Copyright Office
(BUCADA)
Ministry of Arts, Tourism, Culture and Francophonie Culture
Industrial Property OfficeDirection de la propriété industrielle; Direction générale de l’industrie du développement industriel
Ministère de l'industrie, du commerce et des PMEs
ChadCopyright OfficeChadian Copyright Office (BUTDRA)
Ministry of Tourism Development, Culture and Handicrafts
Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Mines, Industrial Development, Trade and Private Sector Promotion
ChileCopyright OfficeMinistry of Education
Intellectual Rights Department (DDI)
Directorate of Libraries, Archives and Museums
Web site
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Economy (INAPI)
Web site
ChinaCopyright OfficeNational Copyright Administration of China (NCAC)Web site
Industrial Property OfficeChina National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA)Web site
Industrial Property OfficeChina National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA)
Trademark Office
Industrial Property OfficeState Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR)
ColombiaCopyright OfficeDirección Nacional de Derecho de Autor de ColombiaWeb site
Industrial Property OfficeSuperintendence of Industry and Commerce
Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism
Web site
ComorosCopyright OfficeMinistry of Youth, Employment, of the Workforce Development, Culture, and Sport
Industrial Property OfficeComorian Office of Intellectual Property (OCPI)
Ministry of Economy, Planning, Energy, Tourism, Private Sector of the Investments and Land Affairs
CongoCopyright OfficeCongolese Copyright Office (BCDA)
Ministry of Culture and the Arts
Industrial Property OfficeDirection of the national industrial property office
Ministry of the Economy, Industry and Public Portfolio
Web site
Cook IslandsIntellectual Property OfficesThe Secretary
Ministry of Cultural Development
Web site
Costa RicaIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office
National Register
Ministry of Justice and Peace
Web site
Côte d'IvoireCopyright OfficeIvorian Copyright Office
Ministry of French Language and Culture (BURIDA)
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeIvorian Office of Intellectual Property
Ministry for Industry and the Promotion of the Private Sector (OIPI)
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
Industrial Property OfficeCuban Industrial Property Office
Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment (OCPI)
Web site
CyprusCopyright OfficeDepartment of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver
Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver
Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry
Web site
Czech RepublicCopyright OfficeCopyright Law Department
Ministry of Culture
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Office of the Czech RepublicWeb 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
Intellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Administration of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Democratic Republic of the CongoCopyright OfficeGeneral Secretariat for Culture and the Arts
Ministry of Culture and Arts
Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate of Industrial Property
Secretariat for industry and small and medium enterprises (IPMEA)
Ministry of Industry and SMEs
DenmarkCopyright OfficeCopyright Department
Ministry of Culture
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeDanish Patent and Trademark Office
Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs
Web site
DjiboutiCopyright OfficeDjibouti Office of Copyright and Related Rights
Department of copyright and related rights
Ministry of Muslim Affairs, Culture and property
Industrial Property OfficeOffice of Industrial Property and Commerce
Delegate Ministry for Trade, Small and Medium Enterprises, Artisans, Tourism and Formalization (ODPIC)
DominicaIntellectual Property OfficesCompanies and Intellectual Property Office
Ministry of Tourism and legal Affairs (CIPO)
Web site
Dominican RepublicCopyright OfficeNational Copyright Office
Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Mypimes (ONDA)
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeNational Office of Industrial Property
Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Mypimes (ONAPI)
Web site
EcuadorCopyright OfficeNational Service of Intellectual Rights (SENADI)Web site
Industrial Property OfficeNational Service of Intellectual Rights (SENADI)Web site
EgyptCopyright OfficeIntellectual property office in Egypt
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
Internal Trade Development Authority
Ministry of Trade and Industry (ITDA)
Web site
El SalvadorCopyright OfficeNational Center of Registries (CNR)Web site
Industrial Property OfficeNational Center of Registries (CNR)Web site
Equatorial GuineaIntellectual Property OfficesScientific and Technological Research Council (CICTE)
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
EswatiniCopyright OfficeMinistry of Commerce Industry and Trade
Intellectual Property Office
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Commerce Industry and Trade
Intellectual Property Office
Web site
EthiopiaIntellectual Property OfficesEthiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO)Web site
FijiIntellectual Property OfficesOffice of the Attorney-General
Ministry of Justice
Web site
FinlandCopyright OfficeDivision for Copyright Policy and Audiovisual Culture
Ministry of Education and Culture
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeFinnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH)Web 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 Property (INPI)Web site
GabonCopyright OfficeBureau gabonais du droit d’auteur et des droits voisins (BUGADA)
Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Office
Ministry of Industry and National Entrepreneurship
Gambia (the)Copyright OfficeNational Centre for Arts and Culture
Ministry of Culture (NCAC)
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeOffice of the Registrar General
Attorney General’s Chambers
Ministry of Justice
Web site
GeorgiaCopyright OfficeNational Intellectual Property Center (SAKPATENTI)Web site
Intellectual Property OfficesNational 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 and Consumer Protection
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeGerman Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA)Web site
GhanaCopyright OfficeCopyright Department
Ministry of Justice
Web site
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeRegistrar General's Department
Ministry of Justice
GreeceCopyright OfficeHellenic Copyright Organization
Ministry of Culture (HCO)
Web site
Intellectual Property OfficesPatent Office
Hellenic Industrial Property Organization (HIPO)
Web site
Intellectual Property OfficesTrademark Office
General Secretariat of Commerce
& Consumer’s Protection
Ministry of Development & Investments
GrenadaIntellectual Property OfficesCorporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO)
GuatemalaCopyright OfficeRegistry of Intellectual Property of Guatemala
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeRegistry of Intellectual Property of Guatemala
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Web site
GuineaCopyright OfficeBureau guinéen du droit d'auteur (BGDA)
Ministère des Sports, de la Culture et du Patrimoine Historique
Industrial Property OfficeService national de la propriété industrielle (SPI)
Ministère de l'Industrie, des PME et de la Promotion du Secteur Privé
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 OfficesDeeds and Commercial Registries
Ministry of Legal Affairs
Web site
HaitiCopyright OfficeHaitian Copyright Office (BHDA)
Ministry of Culture and Communication
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Service
Ministry of Trade and Industry
Holy SeeCopyright OfficeJudicial Office
Central Offices
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeJudicial Office
Central Offices
Web site
HondurasIntellectual Property OfficesDirectorate of Intellectual Property
Property Institute (DIGEPIH)
Web site
HungaryCopyright OfficeHungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO)
Copyright Department
Web site
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeHungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO)Web site
IcelandCopyright OfficeOffice of Legal Affairs
Department of Culture and Media
Web site
Intellectual Property OfficesIcelandic Intellectual Property Office (ISIPO)Web site
IndiaCopyright OfficeCopyright Office
Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Government of India
Industrial Property OfficeOffice of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks
Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Web site
IndonesiaIntellectual Property OfficesDirectorate General of Intellectual Property (DGIP)
Ministry of Law and Human Rights
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 OfficeIntellectual Property Center
The State Organization for Registration of Deeds and Properties
Web site
IraqCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture
Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Department
Central Organization for Standardization & Quality Control (COSQC)
Ministry of Planning
IrelandIndustrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office of Ireland (IPOI)Web site
Intellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Unit
Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment
Web site
IsraelCopyright OfficeDirector General
Ministry of Justice
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeIsrael Patent Office
Ministry of Justice
Web site
ItalyCopyright OfficeService II - copyright
General Direction for libraries and copyright Ministry for cultural heritage and activities and tourism
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate General for the Protection of Industrial Property
Italian Patent and Trademark Office
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, Trade and Supply
Web site
Web site
KazakhstanCopyright OfficeNational Institute of Intellectual Property,
Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Web site
Authorized Government AgencyDepartment for Intellectual Property Rights
Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Web site
KenyaCopyright OfficeKenya Copyright Board
Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeKenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI)Web site
KiribatiIntellectual Property OfficesMinistry of Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives
KuwaitCopyright OfficeNational Library of Kuwait
Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Trade and Industry
Trademarks and Patents Department
Web site
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 RepublicIntellectual Property OfficesDepartment of Intellectual Property,
Ministry of Science and Technology
Web site
LatviaCopyright OfficeCopyright Unit
Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia
Web site
Industrial Property OfficePatent Office of the Republic of LatviaWeb site
LebanonIntellectual Property OfficesOffice of Intellectual Property
Department of Intellectual Property
Directorate General of Economy and Trade
Ministry of Economy and Trade
Web site
LesothoIntellectual Property OfficesRegistrar General's Office (RGO)
Ministry of Justice and Law
LiberiaCopyright OfficeLiberia Intellectual Property Office
Ministry of Commerce & Industry (LIPO)
Industrial Property OfficeLiberia Intellectual Property Office
Ministry of Commerce & Industry (LIPO)
LibyaIndustrial Property OfficeNational Authority for Scientific Research (NASR)
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
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
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeState Patent Bureau of the Republic of LithuaniaWeb site
LuxembourgIntellectual Property OfficesOffice of Intellectual Property
Ministry of the Economy
Web site
MadagascarCopyright OfficeMalagasy Copyright Office
Ministry of Communication and Culture (OMDA)
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeMalagasy Industrial Property Office
Ministry of Industry, Trade and Craft (OMAPI)
Web site
MalawiCopyright OfficeCopyright Society of Malawi
Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Wildlife (COSOMA)
Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of the Registrar General
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs
MalaysiaCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO)Web site
Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO)Web site
MaldivesCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Unit
Ministry of Economic Development
Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Unit
Ministry of Economic Development
Web site
MaliCopyright OfficeMalian Copyright Office
Ministry of Culture (BUMDA)
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeMalian Centre for the Promotion of Industrial Property (CEMAPI)
Ministry of Trade and Industry
MaltaCopyright OfficeCommerce Department
Industrial Property Registrations Directorate
Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeCommerce Department
Industrial Property Registrations Directorate
Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Businesses
Web site
Marshall IslandsIntellectual Property OfficesMinistry of Culture and Internal Affairs
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 Cultural Heritage
Web site
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Office (IPO)
Regional Integration and International Trade
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Web site
MexicoCopyright OfficeNational Institute of Copyright (INDAUTOR)Web site
Industrial Property OfficeMexican Institute of Industrial PropertyWeb site
MonacoIntellectual Property OfficesDirection de l'Expansion Economique - Division de la Propriété Intellectuelle / Business Development Agency - Intellectual Property OfficeWeb site
MongoliaIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office
Implementing Agency of the Government of Mongolia (IPOM)
Web site
MontenegroCopyright OfficeDirectorate for Internal Market and Competition
Ministry of Economy
Web site
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate for Internal Market and Competition
Ministry of Economy
Web site
Web site
MoroccoCopyright OfficeCopyright Office of MoroccoWeb site
Industrial Property OfficeMoroccan Industrial and Commercial Property Office (OMPIC)Web site
MozambiqueCopyright OfficeNational Institute of Culture and Creative Industries
Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Institute (IPI)
Ministry of Industry and Commerce
Web site
MyanmarIntellectual Property OfficesDepartment of Intellectual Property (DIP)
Ministry of Commerce
NamibiaCopyright OfficeBusiness and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA)
Ministry of Industrialization and Trade (MIT)
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeBusiness and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA)
Ministry of Industrialization and Trade (MIT)
Web site
NauruCopyright OfficeDepartment of Justice
Office of the Registrar of Patents, Trade Marks and Copyright
Department of Justice and Border Control
Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Justice
Office of the Registrar of Patents, Trade Marks and Copyright
Department of Justice and Border Control
NepalCopyright OfficeNepal Copyright Registrar's Office
Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Industries
Department of Industry, Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies
Web site
NetherlandsCopyright OfficeMinistry of Justice and Security
Directorate of Legislation and legal affairs
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeBureau for Intellectual Property Sint MaartenWeb site
Industrial Property OfficeBureau of Intellectual Property ArubaWeb site
Industrial Property OfficeBureau of Intellectual Property CuraçaoWeb site
Industrial Property OfficeNetherlands Patent Office
Netherlands Enterprise Agency
Web site
New ZealandCopyright OfficeCorporate Governance and Intellectual Property Policy Team
Competition, Consumers and Communications 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 OfficeNational Office of Copyright and Related Rights
Intellectual Property Registry (RPI)
Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade (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 Cultural Revival, Arts and Social Modernization (BNDA)
Industrial Property OfficeNational Agency for Industrial Property and Promotion of Innovation
Ministry of Mines and Industrial Development (ANA2PI)
NigeriaCopyright OfficeNigerian Copyright Commission (NCC)
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeCommercial Law Department
Trademarks, Patents and Designs Registry
Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment
Web site
NiueIntellectual Property OfficesCrown Law Office
North MacedoniaCopyright OfficeNormative and Administrative Affairs, Copyright and Related Rights,
Ministry of Culture (MoC)
Industrial Property OfficeState Office of Industrial Property (SOIP)Web site
NorwayCopyright OfficeSection MA2
Department of Media and Arts
Ministry of Culture
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeNorwegian Industrial Property Office (NIPO)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 OfficePatent Office
Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan)
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeTrademarks Office
Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan)
Web site
PalauIndustrial Property OfficeMinistry of Resources and Development
PanamaCopyright OfficeNational Directorate of Copyright and Related Rights
Ministry of Culture
Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate General of the Industrial Property Registry
Ministry of Commerce and Industries (DIGERPI)
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 Property (DINAPI)Web site
PeruIntellectual Property OfficesNational Institute for the Defense of Competition and Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI)
Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM)
Web site
PhilippinesIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL)Web site
PolandCopyright OfficeDepartment of Intellectual Property and Media
Ministry of Culture and National Heritage
Web site
Industrial Property OfficePatent Office of the Republic of PolandWeb site
PortugalCopyright OfficeBureau for Cultural Strategy,
Planning and Assessment (GEPAC)
Web site
Industrial Property OfficePortuguese Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Justice
Web site
QatarCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Department
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Industrial Property OfficePatents and Integrated Circuits
Intellectual Property Department
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Industrial Property OfficeTrademarks, Industrial Designs, Geographical Indication, Commercial Registration and Licensing
Intellectual Property Department
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
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 Trademarks (OSIM)Web 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 OfficeOffice of the Registrar General
Rwanda Development Board (RDB)
Web site
Saint Kitts and NevisIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office
Ministry of Justice, Legal Affairs and Communications
Web site
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 OfficeRegistrar of Intellectual Properties
Registries of Companies and Intellectual Property Division (RCIP)
Division of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (MCIL)
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeRegistries of Companies and Intellectual Property Division (RCIP)
Division of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (MCIL)
Web site
San MarinoCopyright OfficeDepartment of External Affairs
Industrial Property OfficeDepartment for Economy
State Office for Patents and Trademarks
Web site
Sao Tome and PrincipeIntellectual Property OfficesNational Intellectual Property and Quality Service
Secretary of State, Trade and Industry
Ministry of Tourism, Culture, Commerce and Industry (SENAPIQ-STP)
Saudi ArabiaIntellectual Property OfficesSaudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP)Web site
SenegalCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture
Copyright OfficeSociété Sénégalaise du Droit d’Auteur et des Droits Voisins (SODAV)
Industrial Property OfficeSenegalese Agency of Industrial Property and Innovation Technologique (ASPIT)
Ministry of Industrial Development and Small and Medium Industries (MDIPMI)
SerbiaCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Office of the Republic of SerbiaWeb site
Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office of the Republic of SerbiaWeb site
SeychellesIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office
Registration Division
Department of Legal Affairs
President's Office
Sierra LeoneCopyright OfficeNational Registry for industrial property and copyright
Office of the Administrator and Registrar General (OARG)
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeNational Registry for industrial property and copyright
Office of the Administrator and Registrar General (OARG)
Web site
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 OfficeRegistrar-General's Office
Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs
Industrial Property OfficeRegistrar General's Office
Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs
SomaliaCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture and Higher Education,
Copyright Office
Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Industry,
Patents and Trademarks Office
South AfricaIntellectual Property OfficesCompanies and Intellectual Property Commission
Department of Trade and Industry (CIPC)
Web site
SpainCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture and Sports
Directorate General of Cultural Industries, Copyright and Cooperation
Deputy Directorate General for Intellectual Property
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeSpanish Patent and Trademark Office O.A.
Ministry of industry, trade and tourism (OEPM)
Web site
Sri LankaCopyright OfficeNational Intellectual Property Office of Sri LankaWeb site
Industrial Property OfficeNational Intellectual Property Office of Sri LankaWeb site
SudanCopyright OfficeCouncil for the Protection of Copyright and Related Rights
Industrial Property OfficeRegistrar General of Intellectual Property Department Web site
SurinameIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office of Suriname
Ministry of Trade,Industry and Tourism
SwedenIndustrial Property OfficeSwedish Intellectual Property Office (PRV)Web site
Intellectual Property OfficesDivision of Intellectual Property and Transport Law
Ministry of Justice
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 Industrial and Commercial Property Protection (DCIP)
Ministry of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection
Web site
TajikistanCopyright OfficeAgency of Copyright and Related Rights
Ministry of Culture
Industrial Property OfficeNational Center for Patents and Information
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan (NCPI)
Web site
ThailandIntellectual Property OfficesDepartment of Intellectual Property (DIP)
Ministry of Commerce
Web site
Timor-LesteIntellectual Property OfficesPermanent Mission of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste to the United Nations Office at Geneva
TogoCopyright OfficeTogolese Copyright Office
Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Leisure (BUTODRA)
Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute for Industrial Property and Technology (INPIT)
TongaCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Office, Ministry of Trade & Economic Development
Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office
Ministry of Trade & Economic Development
Trinidad and TobagoIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office
Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs
Web site
TunisiaCopyright OfficeTunisian Organism for the Protection of Copyrights and Related Rights (OTDAV)Web site
Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute for Standardization and Industrial Property (INNORPI)Web site
TurkeyCopyright OfficeDirectorate General for Copyright
Ministry of Culture and Tourism
Web site
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeTurkish Patent and Trademark Office (TURKPATENT)Web site
TurkmenistanIntellectual Property OfficesState Service for Intellectual Property of Ministry of Finance and Economy of TurkmenistanWeb site
TuvaluIndustrial Property OfficeOffice of the Attorney-General
Ministry of Justice, Communications and Foreign Affairs
UgandaCopyright OfficeUganda Registration Services Bureau
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs (URSB)
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeUganda Registration Services Bureau
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs (URSB)
Web site
UkraineCopyright OfficeMinistry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine
Department for Intellectual Property
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeMinistry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine
Department for Intellectual Property
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeMinistry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine
State Enterprise “Ukrainian Intellectual Property Institute (Ukrpatent)”
Web site
United Arab EmiratesCopyright OfficeCopyright Department
Ministry of Economy
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeInternational Center for Patent Registration
Ministry of Economy
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeTrademark Department
Ministry of Economy
United KingdomCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property OfficeWeb site
Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property OfficeWeb site
United Republic of TanzaniaCopyright OfficeThe Copyright Society of Tanzania
Ministry of Industry and Trade (COSOTA)
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeBusiness Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA)
Ministry of Industry and Trade
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeZanzibar Business and Property Registration Agency (BPRA)
Ministry of Industry and Trade
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 (DNPI)
Web site
UzbekistanCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Agency under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of UzbekistanWeb site
Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Agency under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of UzbekistanWeb site
VanuatuCopyright OfficeVanuatu Intellectual Property Office
Ministry of Tourism, Trade, Industry, Commerce, and Ni-Vanuatu Business
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeVanuatu Intellectual Property Office
Ministry of Tourism, Trade, Industry, Commerce, and Ni-Vanuatu Business
Web site
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)Copyright OfficeAutonomous Service of Intellectual Property (SAPI)
Ministry of Popular Power for National Commerce
Web site
Intellectual Property OfficesAutonomous Service of Intellectual Property
Ministry of the Popular Power of Industries and National Production (SAPI)
Web site
Viet NamCopyright OfficeCopyright Office of Viet Nam
Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (COV)
Web site
Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office of Viet Nam (IP Viet Nam)Web site
YemenCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture
Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Industry and Trade, General Department for Intellectual Property ProtectionWeb site
ZambiaIntellectual Property OfficesPatents and Companies Registration Agency
Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry (PACRA)
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
Web site

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 Organization for Intellectual PropertyWeb site
EAPORegional OfficeEurasian Patent OrganizationWeb site
EPORegional OfficeEuropean Patent OrganisationWeb site
EUIPORegional OfficeEuropean Union Intellectual Property OfficeWeb site
UPOVRegional OfficeInternational Union for the Protection of New Varieties of PlantsWeb site
ICPIPRegional OfficeInterstate Council on the Protection of Industrial Property
GCC Patent OfficeRegional OfficePatent Office of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the GulfWeb site