The Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP) is the official body for the registration of trademarks and designs in the Benelux.

In addition, the BOIP offers the possibility to formally record the existence of ideas, concepts, designs prototypes and the like in an i-DEPOT.

What is Intellectual Property?

Intellectual property is the collective term for rights to intellectual creations such as books, music, trademarks, designs, inventions, software, texts and photographs. A single creation may be protected by multiple rights at the same time. The best-known intellectual property rights are trademark rights, copyrights and patent rights.

  • Friday 26 August 2016

    Technical maintenance Monday 29 August

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    Technical maintenance Tuesday 16 August

  • Tuesday 9 August 2016

    €1.3 billion lost every year across the EU due to fake spirits and wine

  • Monday 11 July 2016

    Georgia joins TMview and Designview

  • Thursday 7 July 2016

    The BOIP’s annual report 2015 is now available online

  • Tuesday 5 July 2016

    Albania joins TMview and DesignView