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.

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.

  • Sunday 26 April 2015

    World IP Day

  • Tuesday 21 April 2015

    BOIP now supports the online filing of oppositions

  • Monday 20 April 2015

    Tunisia joins Designview

  • Monday 23 March 2015

    Philippines joins TMview

  • Tuesday 17 March 2015

    The Republic of Turkey joins Designview

  • Wednesday 25 February 2015

    United States and Japan join the Hague System on Designs

How to apply for an account?


  • How to apply for an account?