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.

  • Tuesday 24 November 2015

    Japan joins TMview

  • Wednesday 18 November 2015

    EU ambassadors visit the BOIP

  • Thursday 12 November 2015

    Bureau for Intellectual Property Sint Maarten now open to the public

  • Wednesday 11 November 2015

    ETMDN event demonstrates new online filing tools

  • Tuesday 10 November 2015

    Searching patents on your mobile

  • Thursday 5 November 2015

    Innova in Brussels

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