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.

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  • Monday 18 September 2017

    Trademark registrations for Sint Maarten

  • Thursday 31 August 2017

    Germany joins DesignView

  • Wednesday 23 August 2017

    EUIPO Legislative Reform Workshop – 11 October, Brussels

  • Wednesday 26 July 2017

    WIPO e-Renewal update

  • Friday 14 July 2017

    New version of My BOIP

  • Tuesday 11 July 2017

    BOIP Annual Report 2016