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.

  • Thursday 8 October 2015

    Technical maintenance Tuesday 13 October

  • Monday 5 October 2015

    Bureau for Intellectual Property of Sint Maarten has started

  • Monday 14 September 2015

    Register now and receive your trademark on canvas

  • Thursday 3 September 2015

    Improvement of the registration process for design applications

  • Friday 14 August 2015

    Time-outs while filing online applications

  • Thursday 30 July 2015

    Over €26 billion and up to 363,000 jobs lost every year in the EU due to counterfeiting of clothes, shoes and accessories

How to apply for an account?


  • How to apply for an account?