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 27 August 2015

    Technical maintenance 31 August - 2 September

  • 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

  • Wednesday 29 July 2015

    Get involved in “Ideas Powered” and have a say on Intellectual property

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    The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia joins TMview

  • Monday 13 July 2015

    Design publications via online Register as of 13 July

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