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.

  • Friday 3 July 2015

    The BOIP’s annual report 2014 is now available online

  • Tuesday 23 June 2015

    New and improved online trademark filing

  • Monday 18 May 2015

    Iceland joins Designview

  • Tuesday 12 May 2015

    Three finalists European Inventor Award from Benelux

  • Friday 1 May 2015

    Website Bureau for Intellectual Property of Sint Maarten online

  • Sunday 26 April 2015

    World IP Day

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