Global Patent Offices

Alphabetical database of Intellectual Property Offices around the world. Providing you quick access to information from around the globe.

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Afghanistan

Copyright Office

Ministry of Information and Culture (MoIC)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Afghanistan Central Business Registry and Intellectual Property

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Link

Albania

Copyright Office

Albanian Copyright Office

Ministry of Tourism, Culture, Youth and Sports

Sector of Monitoring the Collective Management Societies

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

General Directorate of Patents and Trademarks

Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Industry

Link

Algeria

Copyright Office

National Office of Copyrights and Related Rights (ONDA)

Ministry of Communication and Culture

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Algerian National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI)

Ministry of Industry, Small and Medium Sized Entreprises and Investment Promotion

Link

Andorra

Copyright Office

Trademarks Office of the Principality of Andorra

Department of Economy

Ministry of Economy and Land Management

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Trademarks Office of the Principality of Andorra

Department of Economy

Ministry of Economy and Land Management

Link

Angola

Copyright Office

National Institute for Cultural Industries (INIC)

National Directorate of Entertainment and Copyright

Ministry of Culture

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Angolan Institute of Industrial Property

Ministry of Geology, Mines and Industry

Link

Antigua and Barbuda

Intellectual Property Offices

Antigua and Barbuda Intellectual Property & Commerce Office (ABIPCO)

Ministry of Legal Affairs

Link

Argentina

Copyright Office

Directorate General of Copyright

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

National Institute of Industrial Property

Link

Armenia

Copyright Office

Intellectual Property Agency of the Republic of Armenia

Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Agency of the Republic of Armenia

Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia

Link

Australia

Copyright Office

Commercial and Administrative Law Branch

Attorney-General's Department

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

IP Australia

Department of Industry

Link

Austria

Copyright Office

Federal Ministry of Justice

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

The Austrian Patent Office

Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology

Link

Azerbaijan

Copyright Office

The Copyright Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

State Committee on Standardization, Metrology and Patents of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

State Committee on Standardization, Metrology and Patents of the Republic of Azerbaijan

Industrial Property Objects Examination Center (AzPatent)

Link

Bahamas

Copyright Office

Registrar General's Department

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Registrar General's Department

Link

Bahrain

Copyright Office

Press and Publications Directorate

Information Affairs Authority

Ministry of Information

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Directorate of Industrial Property

Ministry of Industry and Commerce

Link

Bangladesh

Copyright Office

Copyright Office Bangladesh

Ministry of Cultural Affairs

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Department of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (DPDT)

Ministry of Industries

Link

Barbados

Intellectual Property Offices

Corporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO)

Ministry of International Business and International Transport

Link

Belarus

Copyright Office

National Center of Intellectual Property (NCIP)

State Committee on Science and Technologies

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

National Center of Intellectual Property (NCIP)

State Committee on Science and Technologies

Link

Belgium

Intellectual Property Offices

Office of Intellectual Property

Directorate General Regulation and Market Organisation

Link

Belize

Intellectual Property Offices

Belize Intellectual Property Office (BELIPO)

Link

Benin

Copyright Office

Beninese Copyright Office (BUBEDRA)

Ministry of Culture and Communication

 

 

Industrial Property Office

National Industrial Property Center (CENAPI)

Ministry of Industry and Commerce

 

Bhutan

Intellectual Property Offices

Industrial Property Division (IPD)

Ministry of Economic Affairs

Link

Bolivia (Plurinational State of)

Copyright Office

Servicio Nacional de Propiedad Intelectual (SENAPI)

Ministerio de Desarrollo Productivo y Economía Plural

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Servicio Nacional de Propiedad Intelectual (SENAPI)

Ministerio de Desarrollo Productivo y Economía Plural

Link

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Copyright Office

Institute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Institute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Link

Botswana

Copyright Office

Registrar of Companies and Intellectual Property

Ministry of Trade and Industry

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Registrar of Companies and Intellectual Property

Ministry of Trade and Industry

Link

Brazil

Copyright Office

Ministry of Culture

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

National Institute of Industrial Property

Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (INPI)

Link

Brunei Darussalam

Copyright Office

Attorney General's Chambers

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Brunei Intellectual Property Office (BruIPO)

The Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB)

Link

Bulgaria

Copyright Office

Copyright and Neighbouring Rights Directorate

Ministry of Culture

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Patent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria (BPO)

Link

Burkina Faso

Copyright Office

Burkinabé Copyright Office (BBDA)

Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

General Directorate of Industrial Property (DGPI)

Ministry of Industrie, Trade and Craft

Link

Burundi

Copyright Office

Department of Arts and Culture

Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism

Link

Cabo Verde

Copyright Office

Institute of Intellectual Property of Cabo Verde

Installation Committee

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Institute of Intellectual Property of Cabo Verde

Installation Committee

 

Cambodia

Copyright Office

Department of Copyright and Related rights

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Department of Industrial Property (DIP)

Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Department (IPD)

Ministry of Commerce

Link

Cameroon

Copyright Office

Justice Section

Ministry of Culture

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Directorate of Technological Development and Industrial Property (MINMIDT)

Ministry of Industry, Mines and Technological Development

 

Canada

Copyright Office

Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) Industry Canada

Link

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)

Industry Canada

Link

Link

Central African Republic

Copyright Office

Centralafrican Copyright Office

(BUCADA)

Ministry of Tourism, the Arts and Culture

 

 

Industrial Property Office

National Industrial Property Service

Directorate of Industrial Development and Handicraft

Ministry of Industry, Commerce, SME-SMI

 

Chad

Copyright Office

Chadian Copyright Office (BUTDRA)

Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports

 

 

Industrial Property Office

National Liaison Office with OAPI (SNL / OAPI)

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

 

Chile

Copyright Office

Ministry of Education

Intellectual Rights Department (DDI)

Directorate of Libraries, Archives and Museums

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

National Institute of Industrial Property

Ministry of Economy

Link

China

Copyright Office

National Copyright Administration of China (NCAC)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Patent Office

State Intellectual Property Office of the Peoples' Republic of China (SIPO)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Trademark Office

State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the People's Republic of China (SAIC)

Link

Link

Colombia

Copyright Office

Dirección Nacional de Derecho de Autor

Unidad Administrativa Especial

Ministerio del Interior y de Justicia

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Superintendencia de Industria y Comercio

Ministerio de Industria, Comercio y Turismo

Link

Comoros

Copyright Office

Ministry of Home Affairs, Information and Press

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Office (OCPI)

Ministry of Energy, Mines, Industry and Handicrafts

 

Congo

Copyright Office

Congolese Copyright Office (BCDA)

Ministry of Culture and the Arts

 

 

Industrial Property Office

National Industrial Property Unit

Directorate General of Industry (ANPI)

Ministry of Industrial Development and Promotion of Private Sector

 

Costa Rica

Copyright Office

Register of Copyright and Related Rights

National Register

Ministry of Justice and Peace

Link

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Registro de la Propiedad Industrial

Registro Nacional

Ministerio de Justicia y Paz

Link

Link

Côte d'Ivoire

Copyright Office

Ivorian Copyright Office

Ministry of French Language and Culture

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Ivorian Office of Intellectual Property (OIPI)

Ministry for Industry and the Promotion of the Private Sector

Link

Croatia

Copyright Office

State Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia (SIPO)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

State Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia (SIPO)

Link

Cuba

Copyright Office

National Copyright Center (CENDA)

Ministry of Culture

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Cuban Industrial Property Office (OCPI)

Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment

Link

Cyprus

Copyright Office

Department of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver

Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Department of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver

Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism

Link

Czech Republic

Copyright Office

Copyright Law Department

Ministry of Culture

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Industrial Property Office

Link

Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Copyright Office

Copyright Office of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Invention Office of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Trademark, Industrial Design and Geographical Indication Office (TIDGIO) of the DPR Korea

State Administration for Quality Management of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (SAQM)

 

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Copyright Office

Secretariat General of Culture

Directorate of Research, Planning and International Cultural Relations

Ministry of Culture and the Arts

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Directorate of Industrial Property

Secretariat for industry and small and medium enterprises (IPMEA)

Ministry of Industry and SMEs

 

Denmark

Copyright Office

Copyright Division

Ministry of Culture

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Danish Patent and Trademark Office

Ministry of Trade and Industry

Link

Djibouti

Copyright Office

Ministry of Communication and Culture, responsible for Posts and Telecommunications

Copyright Office

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Office of Industrial Property and Commerce (ODPIC)

Link

Dominica

Intellectual Property Offices

Companies and Intellectual Property Office

Ministry of Tourism and legal Affairs

 

Dominican Republic

Copyright Office

National Copyright Office (ONDA)

Ministry of Culture

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

National Office of Industrial Property (ONAPI)

State Secretariat for Industry and Commerce

Link

Ecuador

Copyright Office

Ecuadorian Institute of Intellectual Property (IEPI)

National Directory of Copyrights and Related Rights

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Ecuadorian Institute of Intellectual Property

National Directory of Industrial Property

Link

Egypt

Copyright Office

Permanent Office for the Protection of

Copyright

Supreme Council of Culture

Ministry of Culture

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Egyptian Patent Office

Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT)

Ministry of Scientific Research

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Trademarks and Industrial Designs Office

Ministry of Trade and Industry

Link

El Salvador

Copyright Office

National Center of Registries (CNR)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

National Center of Registries (CNR)

Link

Equatorial Guinea

Copyright Office

Council of Scientific and Technological Research

Presidency of the Government

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Council of Scientific and Tecnological Research

Presidency of the Government

 

Eritrea

Copyright Office

Department of Culture

Ministry of Information and Culture

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Domestic Trade and Intellectual Property

Ministry of Trade and Industry

 

Estonia

Copyright Office

Estonian Ministry of Justice

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

The Estonian Patent Office

Link

Ethiopia

Intellectual Property Offices

Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO)

Link

Fiji

Copyright Office

Office of the Attorney-General

Ministry of Justice

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Office of the Attorney-General

Ministry of Justice

Link

Finland

Copyright Office

Copyright Council

Ministry of Education

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

National Board of Patents and Registration of Finland

Link

France

Copyright Office

Office of Literacy and Artistic Property

Under-Directorate of Legal Affairs

Directorate of General Administration

Ministry of Culture and Francophone Affairs

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

National Institute of Industrial Property

Link

Gabon

Copyright Office

National Agency for the Promotion of the Arts and Culture (ANPAC)

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Center of Industrial Property of Gabon

(CEPIG)

Ministry of Industry and Mines

Link

Gambia

Copyright Office

National Centre for Arts and Culture

Ministry of Culture

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Office of the Registrar General

Attorney General’s Chambers

Ministry for Justice

 

Georgia

Copyright Office

National Intellectual Property Center

(Sakpatenti)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

National Intellectual Property Center

(Sakpatenti)

Link

Germany

Copyright Office

Unit Copyright and Publishing Law

Directorate IIIB

Directorate-General III: Commercial and Economic Law

Federal Ministry of Justice

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA)

Link

Ghana

Copyright Office

Copyright Department

Ministry of Justice

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Registrar General's Department

Ministry of Justice

 

Greece

Copyright Office

Hellenic Copyright Organization

Ministry of Culture

Link

 

Intellectual Property Offices

Patent Office

Industrial Property Organization (OBI)

Link

 

Intellectual Property Offices

Trademark Office

Directorate of Commercial and Industrial Property

General Secretary for Commerce

 

Grenada

Intellectual Property Offices

Corporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO)

 

Guatemala

Copyright Office

Register of Intellectual Property

Ministry of Economic Affairs

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Registry of Intellectual Property

Ministry of Economic Affairs

Link

Guinea

Copyright Office

Guinean Copyright Office

Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture

 

 

Industrial Property Office

National Service of Industrial Property

Ministry of Trade, Industry, Small and Medium Enterprises

 

Guinea-Bissau

Copyright Office

Guinean Copyright Society

Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, Youth and Sports

 

 

Industrial Property Office

General Directorate of Industrial Property

Ministry of Energy, Industry and Natural Resources

 

Guyana

Intellectual Property Offices

The Deeds Registry

Ministry of Legal Affairs

 

Haiti

Copyright Office

Haitian Copyright Office (BHDA)

Ministry of Culture and Communication

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Service

Ministry of Trade and Industry

Link

Holy See

Copyright Office

Judicial Office

Central Offices

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Judicial Office

Central Offices

Link

Honduras

Intellectual Property Offices

Directorate General of Intellectual Property (DIGEPIH)

Link

Hungary

Copyright Office

Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO)

Copyright Department

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Hungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO)

Link

Iceland

Copyright Office

Office of Legal Affairs

Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Icelandic Patent Office

Ministry of Economic Affairs

Link

India

Copyright Office

Copyright Division

Department of Higher Education

Ministry of Human Resource Development

Government of India

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Office of the Controller-General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks

Department of Industrial Policy Promotions

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Government of India

Link

Indonesia

Copyright Office

Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights

Ministry of Law and Human Rights

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights

Ministry of Law and Human Rights

Link

Link

Link

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

Copyright Office

Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance,

Registrar of Copyright,

Center for Cultural Studies and Research (CCSR)

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Industrial Property General Office

State Organization for Registration of Deeds and Properties

Link

Link

Iraq

Copyright Office

Ministry of Culture

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Industrial Property Department

Central Organization for Standardization & Quality Control (COSQC)

Ministry of Planning

 

Ireland

Copyright Office

Intellectual Property Unit

Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Patents Office

Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation

Link

Israel

Copyright Office

The Director General

Ministry of Justice

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Israel Patent Office

Ministry of Justice

Link

Italy

Copyright Office

Service III - Copyright and supervision over S.I.A.E.

General Direction for Library Heritage, Cultural Institutes and Copyright

Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Italian Patent and Trademark Office

Directorate General of Combating Counterfeiting

Ministry of Economic Development

Link

Jamaica

Copyright Office

Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Jamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO)

Link

Japan

Copyright Office

Japan Copyright Office (JCO)

Agency for Cultural Affairs

Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Japan Patent Office (JPO),

Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

Link

Jordan

Copyright Office

Department of the National Library

Ministry of Culture

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Industrial Property Protection Directorate

Ministry of Industry and Trade

Link

Kazakhstan

Intellectual Property Offices

Committee of Intellectual Property Rights

Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Link

Kenya

Copyright Office

The Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO)

The State Law Office

(Office of the Attorney General)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Kenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI)

Ministry of Trade and Industry

Link

Kiribati

Intellectual Property Offices

Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism

 

Kuwait

Copyright Office

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Ministry of Trade and Industry

Trademarks and Patents Department

 

Kyrgyzstan

Copyright Office

State Service of Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzpatent)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

State Service of Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzpatent)

Link

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Industrial Property Office

Department of Intellectual Property,

Ministry of Science and Technology

Link

Latvia

Copyright Office

Ministry of Culture, Legal Division

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia

Link

Lebanon

Copyright Office

Ministry of Culture

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Office of Intellectual Property

Department of Intellectual Property

Directorate General of Economy and Trade

Ministry of Economy and Trade

Link

Lesotho

Copyright Office

Ministry of Law and Constitutional Affairs

Registrar General's Office

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Ministry of Law and Constitutional Affairs

Registrar General's Office

 

Liberia

Copyright Office

Liberia Copyright Office

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Liberia Industrial Property Office (LIPO)

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

 

Libya

Industrial Property Office

Scientific Culture and Cooperation Department,

National Authority for Research, Science and Technology (LA'STAR)

Link

Liechtenstein

Copyright Office

Bureau of Intellectual Property

Office of Economic Affairs

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Bureau of Intellectual Property

Office of Economic Affairs

Link

Lithuania

Copyright Office

Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania,

Copyright Division

 

 

Industrial Property Office

State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania

Link

Luxembourg

Copyright Office

Ministère de l'économie et du Commerce extérieur, Direction de la propriété intellectuelle

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Ministère de l'économie et du Commerce extérieur, Direction de la propriété intellectuelle

Link

Madagascar

Copyright Office

Malagasy Copyright Office

Ministry of Information, Culture and Communication

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Malagasy Industrial Property Office

Link

Malawi

Copyright Office

Copyright Society of Malawi (COSOMA)

Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Culture

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Department of the Registrar General

Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs

 

Malaysia

Copyright Office

Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia

Link

Maldives

Copyright Office

Intellectual Property Unit

Ministry of Economic Development

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Unit

Ministry of Economic Development

Link

Mali

Copyright Office

Malian Copyright Office (BUMDA)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Malian Centre for the Promotion of Industrial Property (CEMAPI)

Ministry of Trade and Industry

Link

Malta

Copyright Office

The National IP Office of Malta

Commerce Department

Ministry for Fair Competition, Small Business and Consumers

Link

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

The National IP Office of Malta

Commerce Department,

Ministry for Fair Competition, Small Business and Consumers

Link

Link

Mauritania

Copyright Office

Cultural Cooperation and Intellectual Property Department

Directorate of Culture and Arts

Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Directorate of Industry

Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Handicraft and Tourism

 

Mauritius

Copyright Office

Mauritius Society of Authors (MASA)

Ministry of Arts and Culture

Link

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Industrial Property Office (IPO)

Regional Integration and International Trade

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Link

Mexico

Copyright Office

National Copyrights Institute (INDAUTOR)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Mexican Institute of Industrial Property

Link

Monaco

Intellectual Property Offices

Intellectual Property Division

Directorate of Economic Expansion

Department of Finance and Economy

Link

Mongolia

Copyright Office

Intellectual Property Office of Mongolia

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Office of Mongolia

Link

Montenegro

Copyright Office

Intellectual Property Office of Montenegro

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Office of Montenegro

Link

Morocco

Copyright Office

Copyright Office of Morocco

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Moroccan Industrial and Commercial Property Office

Link

Mozambique

Copyright Office

Department of Copyright

National Institute of Book and Records

Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Industrial Property Institute (IPI)

Ministry of Industry and Commerce

Link

Myanmar

Copyright Office

Ministry of Information and Culture

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Department of Technical and Vocational Education

Ministry of Science and Technology

 

Namibia

Copyright Office

Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT)

Copyright Services

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Ministry of Trade and Industry

Trade and Commerce Department

 

Nauru

Copyright Office

Department of Justice

Office of the Registrar of Patents, Trade Marks and Copyright

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Department of Justice

Office of the Registrar of Patents, Trade Marks and Copyright

 

Nepal

Copyright Office

Nepal Copyright Registrar's Office

Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Department of Industry

Ministry of Industry

Link

Netherlands

Copyright Office

Ministry of Justice

Directorate of Legislation

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Bureau of Intellectual Property Aruba

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Bureau of Intellectual Property Curaçao

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Netherlands Patent Office

Netherlands Enterprise Agency

Ministry of Economic Affairs

Link

New Zealand

Copyright Office

Intellectual Property Policy Group

Competition and Consumer Environment Branch

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Office for Tokelau Affairs

 

 

Intellectual Property Offices

Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ)

Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

Link

Nicaragua

Copyright Office

Office Nacion de Derechos de Autor y Derechos Conexos

Registro de la Propiedad Intelectual (RPI)

Ministerio de Formento, Industria y Comercio (MIFIC)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Registry (RPI)

Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade (MIFIC)

Link

Niger

Copyright Office

Niger Copyright Office (BNDA)

Ministry of Youth, Sport and Culture

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Direction of Innovation and Industrial property

Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Promotion of young entrepreneurs

 

Nigeria

Copyright Office

Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC)

Federal Ministry of Information and Culture

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Trademarks, Patents and Designs Registry

Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment

 

Norway

Copyright Office

Norwegian Ministry of Cultural Affairs

Department of Media and Copyright

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Patentstyret (Norwegian Industrial Property Office)

Link

Oman

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Department

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

Link

Pakistan

Copyright Office

Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan)

Link

Palau

Industrial Property Office

Ministry of Resources and Development

 

Panama

Copyright Office

Directorate General of Copyright

Ministry of Commerce and Industries

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Directorate General of the Industrial Property Registry

Ministry of Commerce and Industries

Link

Link

Papua New Guinea

Copyright Office

Intellectual Property Office of Papua New Guinea (IPOPNG)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Office of Papua New Guinea (IPOPNG)

Link

Paraguay

Intellectual Property Offices

National Directorate of Intellectual Property

Link

Peru

Intellectual Property Offices

Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM),

National Institute for the Defense of Competition and Intellectual Property Protection (INDECOPI)

Link

Philippines

Intellectual Property Offices

Intellectual Property Office of Philippines (IPOPHIL)

Link

Poland

Copyright Office

The Intellectual Property and Media Department

Ministry of Culture and National Heritage,

Legal Office

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Polish Patent Office

Link

Portugal

Copyright Office

Bureau for Cultural Strategy,

Planning and Assessment (GEPAC)

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Portuguese Institute of Industrial Property

Ministry of Justice

Link

Qatar

Copyright Office

Copyright Office,

Competent administration Intellectual Property Center,

Ministry of Justice

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Industrial Property Office Trademarks, Industrial Designs & G.I. Competent administration Ministry of Business and Trade, Department of Commercial Registration and Licensing

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Center

Patents and Intergrated Circuits

Competent administration Intellectual Property Center,

Ministry of Justice

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Ministry of Economy and Commerce

 

Republic of Korea

Copyright Office

The Copyright Bureau of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO)

Link

Republic of Moldova

Intellectual Property Offices

State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI)

Link

Romania

Copyright Office

Romanian Copyright Office (ORDA)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

State Office for Inventions and Trademarks

Link

Russian Federation

Copyright Office

Federal Service for Intellectual Property (ROSPATENT)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Federal Service for Intellectual Property (ROSPATENT)

Link

Rwanda

Copyright Office

Office of the Registrar General

Rwanda Development Board (RDB)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Rwanda Development Board (RDB)

Office of the Registrar General

Link

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Intellectual Property Offices

Intellectual Property Office

The Registrar of IP

 

Saint Lucia

Copyright Office

Registry of Companies and Intellectual Property

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Registry of Companies and Intellectual Property

 

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Copyright Office

Commerce and Intellectual Property Office

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Commerce and Intellectual Property Office

Link

Samoa

Copyright Office

Registration of Companies and Intellectual Property Division (RCIP)

Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (MCIL)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Registrar of Patents, Trade Marks and Industrial Designs

Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (MCIL)

 

San Marino

Copyright Office

Directorate of Economic and Social Affairs

Department of External Affairs

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Department of External Affairs

State Office for Patents and Trademarks

 

Sao Tome and Principe

Copyright Office

Directorate General of Culture

Arts and Entertainment Promotion Center

Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Industrial Property National Service (SENAPI)

Directorate of Industry

Ministry of Planning and Development

Link

Saudi Arabia

Copyright Office

General Administration of Copyright

Ministry of Culture and Information

 

 

Intellectual Property Offices

The general Directorate of Industrial Property grants protection documents 1st innovation, layout designs and integrated circuits, plant varieties and industrial designs in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

King Abdul-Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)

 

 

Intellectual Property Offices

Trade Mark Section

Ministry of Commerce and Industry

 

Senegal

Copyright Office

Ministry of Culture, Gender and Living Environment

Senegalese Copyright Office

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Senegalese Agency of Industrial Property and Innovation Techologique (ASPIT)

Ministry of Trade, Industry and Handicraft

Link

Serbia

Copyright Office

Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia

Department for Copyright and Related Rights and International Cooperation

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia

Link

Seychelles

Copyright Office

Cultural Property and Copyright Unit / Seychelles Authors and Composers Society (SACS),

Ministry of Social Development and Culture, Department of Culture

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Registration Division

Department of Legal Affairs

President's Office

 

Sierra Leone

Copyright Office

Ministry of Culture and Tourism (Cultural Division),

Sierra Leone Intellectual Property Organisation (SLIPO)

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Administrator and Registrar-General's Department

 

Singapore

Copyright Office

Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)

Link

Slovakia

Copyright Office

Media, Audiovisual and Copyright Department, Ministry of Culture

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic

Link

Slovenia

Copyright Office

Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)

Ministry of Economic Development and Technology

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)

Ministry of Economic Development and Technology

Link

Solomon Islands

Copyright Office

Ministry of Police and Justice

Registrar-General's Office

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Ministry of Police and Justice

Registrar-General's Office

 

Somalia

Copyright Office

Ministry of Culture and Higher Education,

Copyright Office

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Ministry of Industry,

Patents and Trade Marks Office

 

South Africa

Intellectual Property Offices

Department of Trade and Industry

Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC)

Link

Spain

Copyright Office

Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports

Directorate General of Cultural Industries, Policies and Books

Deputy Directorate General for Intellectual Property

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism

Spanish Patent and Trademark Office

Link

Sri Lanka

Copyright Office

National Intellectual Property Office of Sri Lanka

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

National Intellectual Property Office of Sri Lanka

Link

Sudan

Copyright Office

Ministry of Culture and Youth and Sports

Federal Council for Literary and Artistic Works

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Registrar General of Intellectual Property

Ministry of Justice

Link

Suriname

Intellectual Property Offices

Bureau of Intellectual Property

Ministry of Justice and Police

 

Swaziland

Copyright Office

Ministry of Commerce Industry and Trade

Intellectual Property Office

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Ministry of Commerce Industry and Trade

Intellectual Property Office

Link

Sweden

Copyright Office

Division of Intellectual Property and Transport Law

Ministry of Justice

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Swedish Patent and Registration Office (SPRO)

Link

Switzerland

Copyright Office

Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property

Link

Syrian Arab Republic

Copyright Office

Copyright Office

Ministry of Culture

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Directorate of Commercial and Industrial Property Protection (DCIP)

Ministry of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection

Link

Link

Tajikistan

Copyright Office

Agency of Copyright and Related Rights,

Ministry of Culture

 

 

Industrial Property Office

National Center for Patents and Information (NCPI)

Ministry of Economic Development and Trade

Link

Thailand

Copyright Office

Department of Intellectual Property (DIP)

Ministry of Commerce

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Department of Intellectual Property (DIP)

Ministry of Commerce

Link

Link

the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Copyright Office

Copyright and Related Rights Department,

Ministry of Culture (MoC)

 

 

Industrial Property Office

State Office of Industrial Property (SOIP)

Link

Timor-Leste

Intellectual Property Offices

Department of the Legal and Treaties Affairs

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

 

Intellectual Property Offices

National Director of Human Rights and Citizenship

Ministry of Justice

Link

Togo

Copyright Office

Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport,

Togolese Copyright Office (BUTODRA)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

National Institute for Industrial Property and Technology (INPIT)

Ministry of Trade, Industry, Transport and Development of the Free Zone

 

Tonga

Copyright Office

The Registry & Intellectual Property Office (RIPO)

Ministry of Labour, Commerce and Industries

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

The Registry & Intellectual Property Office (RIPO)

Ministry of Labour, Commerce and Industries

Link

Trinidad and Tobago

Intellectual Property Offices

Intellectual Property Office

Ministry of Legal Affairs

Link

Tunisia

Copyright Office

Tunisian Organism for the Protection of Authors' Rights

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

National Institute for Standardization and Industrial Property (INNORPI)

Ministry of Industry and Technology

Link

Turkey

Copyright Office

Directorate General for Copyright

Ministry of Culture and Tourism

Link

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Turkish Patent Institute

Link

Turkmenistan

Intellectual Property Offices

State Service on Intellectual Property under the Ministry of Economy and Development of Turkmenistan

 

Tuvalu

Industrial Property Office

Ministry of Trade, Commerce and Public Corporations

 

Uganda

Copyright Office

Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs, Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB)

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs

Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB)

 

Ukraine

Copyright Office

State Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine (SIPS)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

State Enterprise “Ukrainian Institute of Industrial Property” (SE UIPV)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

State Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine (SIPS)

Link

United Arab Emirates

Copyright Office

Copyright Department

Ministry of Economy

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Department of Industrial Property

Ministry of Economy

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Trademark Department

Ministry of Economy

 

United Kingdom

Copyright Office

Intellectual Property Office

Information Centre

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Office

Information Centre

Link

United Republic of Tanzania

Copyright Office

Copyright Society of Tanzania (COSOTA)

Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA)

Ministry of Industry and Trade

Link

 

Copyright Office

Copyright Society of Zanzibar (COSOZA),

Ministry of Constitutional Affairs and Good Governance

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Business Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA)

Ministry of Industry and Trade

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Registrar General's Office

Ministry of Justice and Constitutional's Affairs

 

United States of America

Copyright Office

Library of Congress

Copyright Office

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

United States Department of Commerce

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

Link

Uruguay

Copyright Office

Copyright Council

Ministry of Education and Culture

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

National Directorate of Industrial Property

Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining

Link

Uzbekistan

Copyright Office

Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Agency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Uzbekistan

Link

Vanuatu

Copyright Office

The Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Vanuatu, Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Industry

 

 

Industrial Property Office

The Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Vanuatu, Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Industry

 

Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)

Copyright Office

Autonomous Service of Intellectual Property (SAPI)

Ministry of Popular Power for Trade

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

Autonomous Service of Intellectual Property (SAPI)

Ministry of Popular Power for Trade

Link

Viet Nam

Copyright Office

Copyright Office of Viet Nam (COV)

Link

 

Industrial Property Office

National Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP)

Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment

Link

Yemen

Copyright Office

Ministry of Culture

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Ministry of Industry and Trade, General Department for Intellectual Property Protection

Link

Zambia

Copyright Office

Copyright Administration

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Services (MIBS)

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Patents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA)

Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry

Link

Zimbabwe

Copyright Office

Zimbabwe Intellectual Property Office (ZIPO)

Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs

 

 

Industrial Property Office

Zimbabwe Intellectual Property Office (ZIPO)

Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs

 

 

 

 

Regional Offices

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OAPI

Regional Office

African Intellectual Property Organization

Link

ARIPO

Regional Office

African Regional Intellectual Property Organization

Link

ASBU

Regional Office

Arab States Broadcasting Union

Link

BOIP

Regional Office

Benelux Office for Intellectual Property

Link

EAPO

Regional Office

Eurasian Patent Organization

Link

EPO

Regional Office

European Patent Organisation

Link

UPOV

Regional Office

International Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants

Link

ICPIP

Regional Office

Interstate Council on the Protection of Industrial Property

 

OHIM

Regional Office

Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)

Link

GCC Patent Office

Regional Office

Patent Office of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf

Link

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