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Directory of Intellectual Property Offices

Alphabetical List of Intellectual Property Offices

Country Contact Details Office URL
AfghanistanCopyright OfficeMinistry of Information and Culture (MoIC) 
 Industrial Property OfficeAfghanistan Central Business Registry and Intellectual Property
Ministry of Commerce and Industries

AlbaniaCopyright OfficeCopyright Directorate
Ministry of Culture
Republic of Albania


 Industrial Property OfficeGeneral Directorate of Industrial Property (GDIP)
Ministry of Finance and Economic

AlgeriaCopyright OfficeNational Office of Copyrights and Related Rights (ONDA)
Ministry of Culture

 Industrial Property OfficeAlgerian National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI)
Ministry of Industry, Small and Medium Sized Entreprises and Investment Promotion

AndorraCopyright OfficeTrademarks Office of the Principality of Andorra
Secretary of State of Tourism and Trade
Ministry of Tourism and Trade

 Industrial Property OfficeTrademarks Office of the Principality of Andorra
Secretary of State of Tourism and Trade
Ministry of Tourism and Trade

AngolaCopyright OfficeNational Directorate for Copyrights and Related Rights
Ministry of Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeAngolan Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Industry
 
Antigua and BarbudaIntellectual Property OfficesAntigua and Barbuda Intellectual Property & Commerce Office (ABIPCO)
Ministry of Legal Affairs

ArgentinaCopyright OfficeNational Directorate of Author’s Right Office
Ministry of Justice and Human Rights

 Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute of Industrial Property
ArmeniaCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Agency of the Republic of Armenia, Ministry of Economic Development and Investments
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Agency of the Republic of Armenia, Ministry of Economic Development and Investments
AustraliaCopyright OfficeOnline Content & Copyright Branch, Department of Communications and the Arts
 Industrial Property OfficeIP Australia
AustriaCopyright OfficeFederal Ministry of Constitutional Affairs, Reforms, Deregulation and Justice
 Industrial Property OfficeAustrian Patent Office
AzerbaijanIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Agency of the Republic of Azerbaijan
BahamasCopyright OfficeRegistrar General's Department
 Industrial Property OfficeRegistrar General's Department
BahrainCopyright OfficeMinistry of Information Affairs
Directorate of Media Administration

 Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate of Foreign Trade Relations
Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism

BangladeshCopyright OfficeCopyright Office Bangladesh
Ministry of Cultural Affairs

 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Patents, Design and Trademarks
Ministry of Industries

BarbadosIntellectual Property OfficesCorporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office
Ministry of International Business and Industry

BelarusCopyright OfficeNational Center of Intellectual Property (NCIP)
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Center of Intellectual Property (NCIP)
BelgiumIntellectual Property OfficesBelgium Intellectual Property Office
Federal Public Service Economy, SMEs, Self-employed and Energy

BelizeIntellectual Property OfficesBelize Intellectual Property Office (BELIPO)
BeninCopyright OfficeBeninese Copyright Office (BUBEDRA)
Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sports
 
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Industrial Property Agency (ANaPI)
Ministry of Industry and Trade

BhutanIntellectual Property OfficesDepartment of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Economic Affairs


Bolivia (Plurinational State of)Copyright OfficeNational Intellectual Property Service, Ministry of Productive Development and Plural Economy
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Intellectual Property Service, Ministry of Productive Development and Plural Economy
Bosnia and HerzegovinaCopyright OfficeInstitute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina
 Industrial Property OfficeInstitute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina
BotswanaIntellectual Property OfficesCompanies and Intellectual Property Authority (CIPA)
Ministry of Investment, Trade and Industry

BrazilCopyright OfficeSecretariat of Copyright and Intellectual Property
Ministry of Citizenship

 Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Economy (INPI)

Brunei DarussalamCopyright OfficeBrunei Darussalam Intellectual Property Office (BruIPO)
Attorney General’s Chambers

 Industrial Property OfficeBrunei Darussalam Intellectual Property Office (BruIPO)
Attorney General’s Chambers

BulgariaCopyright OfficeCopyright and Neighbouring Rights Directorate
Ministry of Culture

 Industrial Property OfficePatent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria (BPO)
Burkina FasoCopyright OfficeBurkinabé Copyright Office (BBDA)
Ministry of Culture, Arts and Tourism
 
 Industrial Property OfficeGeneral Directorate of Industrial Property
Ministry of Trade,Industry and Craft

BurundiCopyright OfficeBurundian Office of Copyright and Neighboring Rights
Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Trade, Industry and Tourism 
Cabo VerdeIntellectual Property OfficesInstitute for Quality Management and Intellectual Property
CambodiaCopyright OfficeDepartment of Copyright and Related rights
Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts

 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Industrial Property (DIP)
Ministry of Industry and Handicraft (MIH)

 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Intellectual Property Rights
Ministry of Commerce

CameroonCopyright OfficeMinistry of Arts and Culture 
 Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate of Technological Development and Industrial Property
Ministry of Mines, Industry and Technological Development

CanadaCopyright OfficeCanadian Intellectual Property Office

 Industrial Property OfficeCanadian Intellectual Property Office

Central African RepublicCopyright OfficeCentral African Copyright Office
(BUCADA)
Ministry of Arts, Tourism, Culture and Francophonie Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeDirection de la propriĂ©tĂ© industrielle; Direction gĂ©nĂ©rale de l’industrie du dĂ©veloppement industriel
Ministère de l'industrie, du commerce et des PMEs
 
ChadCopyright OfficeChadian Copyright Office (BUTDRA)
Ministry of Tourism Development, Culture and Handicrafts
 
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Mines, Industrial Development, Trade and Private Sector Promotion 
ChileCopyright OfficeMinistry of Education
Intellectual Rights Department (DDI)
Directorate of Libraries, Archives and Museums


 Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Economy

ChinaCopyright OfficeNational Copyright Administration of China (NCAC)
 Industrial Property OfficeChina National Intellectual Property Administration
 Industrial Property OfficeChina National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA)
Trademark Office
 
 Industrial Property OfficeState Administration for Market Regulation 
ColombiaCopyright OfficeCopyright Offices
Competent administration of the National Directorate of Copyright
Special Administrative Unit
Ministry of the Interior

 Industrial Property OfficeSuperintendence of Industry and Commerce
Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism

ComorosCopyright OfficeMinistry of Youth, Employment, of the Workforce Development, Culture, and Sport 
 Industrial Property OfficeComorian Office of Intellectual Property (OCPI)
Ministry of Economy, Planning, Energy, Tourism, Private Sector of the Investments and Land Affairs
 
CongoCopyright OfficeCongolese Copyright Office (BCDA)
Ministry of Culture and the Arts
 
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Industrial Property Unit
Ministry of Economy, Industrial Development and Private Sector Promotion
 
Cook IslandsIntellectual Property OfficesThe Secretary
Ministry of Cultural Development

Costa RicaCopyright OfficeRegister of Copyright and Related Rights
National Register
Ministry of Justice and Peace

 Industrial Property OfficeRegistry of Industrial Property
National Registry
Ministry of Justice and Peace

CĂ´te d'IvoireCopyright OfficeIvorian Copyright Office
Ministry of French Language and Culture

 Industrial Property OfficeIvorian Office of Intellectual Property
Ministry for Industry and the Promotion of the Private Sector

CroatiaCopyright OfficeState Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia (SIPO)
 Industrial Property OfficeState Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia (SIPO)
CubaCopyright OfficeNational Copyright Center (CENDA)
Ministry of Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeCuban Industrial Property Office
Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment

CyprusCopyright OfficeDepartment of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver
Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry

 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver
Ministry of Energy, Commerce and Industry

Czech RepublicCopyright OfficeCopyright Law Department
Ministry of Culture

 Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Office
Democratic People's Republic of KoreaCopyright OfficeCopyright Office of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea 
 Industrial Property OfficeInvention Office of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea 
 Industrial Property OfficeTrademark, Industrial Design and Geographical Indication Office (TIDGIO) of the DPR Korea 
 Intellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Administration of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea 
Democratic Republic of the CongoCopyright OfficeSecretariat General of Culture
Directorate of Research, Planning and International Cultural Relations
Ministry of Culture and the Arts
 
 Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate of Industrial Property
Secretariat for industry and small and medium enterprises (IPMEA)
Ministry of Industry and SMEs
 
DenmarkCopyright OfficeCopyright Department
Ministry of Culture

 Industrial Property OfficeDanish Patent and Trademark Office
Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs

DjiboutiCopyright OfficeDjibouti Office of Copyright and Related Rights
Department of copyright and related rights
Ministry of Muslim Affairs, Culture and property
 
 Industrial Property OfficeOffice of Industrial Property and Commerce
Delegate Ministry for Trade, Small and Medium Enterprises, Artisans, Tourism and Formalization
 
DominicaIntellectual Property OfficesCompanies and Intellectual Property Office
Ministry of Tourism and legal Affairs

Dominican RepublicCopyright OfficeNational Copyright Office
Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Mypimes

 Industrial Property OfficeNational Office of Industrial Property
Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Mypimes

EcuadorCopyright OfficeNational Service of Intellectual Rights
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Service of Intellectual Rights
EgyptCopyright OfficePermanent Office for the Protection of
Copyright
Supreme Council of Culture
Ministry of Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeEgyptian Patent Office
Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT)
Ministry of Scientific Research

 Industrial Property OfficeTrademarks and Industrial Designs Office
Internal Trade Development Authority
Ministry of Trade and Industry

El SalvadorCopyright OfficeNational Center of Registries (CNR)
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Center of Registries (CNR)
Equatorial GuineaIntellectual Property OfficesCouncil of Scientific and Technological Research
Presidency of the Government
 
EritreaCopyright OfficeDepartment of Culture
Ministry of Information and Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeDomestic Trade and Intellectual Property
Ministry of Trade and Industry
 
EstoniaCopyright OfficeEstonian Ministry of Justice
 Industrial Property OfficeThe Estonian Patent Office
EswatiniCopyright OfficeMinistry of Commerce Industry and Trade
Intellectual Property Office

 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Commerce Industry and Trade
Intellectual Property Office

EthiopiaIntellectual Property OfficesEthiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO)
FijiIntellectual Property OfficesOffice of the Attorney-General
Ministry of Justice

FinlandCopyright OfficeDivision for Copyright Policy and Audiovisual Culture
Ministry of Education and Culture

 Industrial Property OfficeFinnish Patent and Registration Office
FranceCopyright OfficeOffice of Literacy and Artistic Property
Under-Directorate of Legal Affairs
Directorate of General Administration
Ministry of Culture and Francophone Affairs

 Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute of Industrial Property
GabonCopyright OfficeBureau gabonais du droit d’auteur et des droits voisins (BUGADA)  
 Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Office
Ministry of Industry and National Entrepreneurship
 
Gambia (the)Copyright OfficeNational Centre for Arts and Culture
Ministry of Culture

 Industrial Property OfficeOffice of the Registrar General
Attorney General’s Chambers
Ministry of Justice
 
GeorgiaCopyright OfficeNational Intellectual Property Center
 Intellectual Property OfficesNational Intellectual Property Center
GermanyCopyright OfficeUnit Copyright and Publishing Law
Directorate IIIB
Directorate-General III: Commercial and Economic Law
Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection

 Industrial Property OfficeGerman Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA)
GhanaCopyright OfficeCopyright Department
Ministry of Justice


 Industrial Property OfficeRegistrar General's Department
Ministry of Justice
 
GreeceCopyright OfficeHellenic Copyright Organization
Ministry of Culture

 Intellectual Property OfficesPatent Office
Hellenic Industrial Property Organization (HIPO)

 Intellectual Property OfficesTrademark Office
Directorate of Commercial Property
General Secretariat of the Trade and Consumer Protection
 
GrenadaIntellectual Property OfficesCorporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO)
 
GuatemalaCopyright OfficeRegistry of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Economic Affairs

 Industrial Property OfficeRegistry of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Economic Affairs

GuineaCopyright OfficeBureau guinéen du droit d'auteur (BGDA)
Ministère des Sports, de la Culture et du Patrimoine Historique
 
 Industrial Property OfficeService national de la propriĂ©tĂ© industrielle (SPI)
Ministère de l'Industrie, des PME et de la Promotion du Secteur Privé
 
Guinea-BissauCopyright OfficeGuinean Copyright Society
Ministry of Education, Culture, Science, Youth and Sports
 
 Industrial Property OfficeGeneral Directorate of Industrial Property
Ministry of Energy, Industry and Natural Resources
 
GuyanaIntellectual Property OfficesDeeds and Commercial Registries
Ministry of Legal Affairs

HaitiCopyright OfficeHaitian Copyright Office (BHDA)
Ministry of Culture and Communication

 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Service
Ministry of Trade and Industry
 
Holy SeeCopyright OfficeJudicial Office
Central Offices

 Industrial Property OfficeJudicial Office
Central Offices

HondurasIntellectual Property OfficesDirectorate General of Intellectual Property
HungaryCopyright OfficeHungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO)
Copyright Department


 Industrial Property OfficeHungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO)
IcelandCopyright OfficeOffice of Legal Affairs
Ministry of Education, Science and Culture

 Intellectual Property OfficesIcelandic Intellectual Property Office
IndiaCopyright OfficeCopyright Office
Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Government of India
 
 Industrial Property OfficeOffice of the Controller-General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks
Department of Industrial Policy Promotions
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
Government of India

IndonesiaCopyright OfficeDirectorate General of Intellectual Property (DGIP)
Ministry of Law and Human Rights

 Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate General of Intellectual Property (DGIP)
Ministry of Law and Human Rights

Iran (Islamic Republic of)Copyright OfficeMinistry of Culture and Islamic Guidance,
Registrar of Copyright,
Center for Cultural Studies and Research (CCSR)
 
 Industrial Property OfficeOrganization for Registration of Deeds and Properties
IraqCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture 
 Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Department
Central Organization for Standardization & Quality Control (COSQC)
Ministry of Planning
 
IrelandIndustrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office of Ireland
 Intellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Unit
Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation

IsraelCopyright OfficeDirector General
Ministry of Justice

 Industrial Property OfficeIsrael Patent Office
Ministry of Justice

ItalyCopyright OfficeService II - bibliographic heritage and copyright
General Direction for libraries and cultural institutes
Ministry for cultural heritage and activities

 Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate General for the Protection of Industrial Property
Italian Patent and Trademark Office
Ministry of Economic Development

JamaicaCopyright OfficeJamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO)
 Industrial Property OfficeJamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO)
JapanCopyright OfficeJapan Copyright Office (JCO)
Agency for Cultural Affairs
Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)

 Industrial Property OfficeJapan Patent Office (JPO)
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

JordanCopyright OfficeDepartment of the National Library
Ministry of Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Protection Directorate
Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply

KazakhstanAuthorized Government AgencyDepartment for Intellectual Property Rights
Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan

 Copyright OfficeNational Institute of Intellectual Property,
Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan

 Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan

KenyaCopyright OfficeKenya Copyright Board
Office of the Attorney General and Department of Justice

 Industrial Property OfficeKenya Industrial Property Institute
Ministry of Trade and Industry

KiribatiIntellectual Property OfficesMinistry of Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives 
KuwaitCopyright OfficeNational Library of Kuwait 
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Trade and Industry
Trademarks and Patents Department

KyrgyzstanCopyright OfficeState Service of Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzpatent)
 Industrial Property OfficeState Service of Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzpatent)
Lao People's Democratic RepublicIntellectual Property OfficesDepartment of Intellectual Property,
Ministry of Science and Technology

LatviaCopyright OfficeCopyright Unit
Ministry of Culture

 Industrial Property OfficePatent Office of the Republic of Latvia
LebanonIntellectual Property OfficesOffice of Intellectual Property
Department of Intellectual Property
Directorate General of Economy and Trade
Ministry of Economy and Trade

LesothoIntellectual Property OfficesMinistry of Law, Constitutional Affairs and Human Rights
Registrar General's Office
 
LiberiaCopyright OfficeLiberia Intellectual Property Office
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
 
 Industrial Property OfficeLiberia Intellectual Property Office
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
 
LibyaIndustrial Property OfficeNational Authority for Scientific Research (NASR)
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
 
LiechtensteinCopyright OfficeBureau of Intellectual Property
Office of Economic Affairs

 Industrial Property OfficeBureau of Intellectual Property
Office of Economic Affairs

LithuaniaCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania,
Copyright Division

 Industrial Property OfficeState Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania
LuxembourgIntellectual Property OfficesOffice of Intellectual Property
Ministry of the Economy

MadagascarCopyright OfficeMalagasy Copyright Office
Ministry of Communication and Culture

 Industrial Property OfficeMalagasy Industrial Property Office
Ministry of Industry, Trade and Craft

MalawiCopyright OfficeCopyright Society of Malawi (COSOMA)
Ministry of Youth, Sports, Culture & Community Development
 
 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of the Registrar General
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs
 
MalaysiaCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia
MaldivesCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Unit
Ministry of Economic Development
 
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Unit
Ministry of Economic Development

MaliCopyright OfficeMalian Copyright Office
Ministry of Culture

 Industrial Property OfficeMalian Centre for the Promotion of Industrial Property (CEMAPI)
Ministry of Trade and Industry
 
MaltaCopyright OfficeCommerce Department
Industrial Property Registrations Directorate
Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Business

 Industrial Property OfficeCommerce Department
Industrial Property Registrations Directorate
Ministry for the Economy, Investment and Small Business

Marshall IslandsIntellectual Property OfficesMinistry of Internal Affairs 
MauritaniaCopyright OfficeCultural Cooperation and Intellectual Property Department
Directorate of Culture and Arts
Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports
 
 Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate of Industry
Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Handicraft and Tourism
 
MauritiusCopyright OfficeMauritius Society of Authors (MASA)
Ministry of Arts and Culture


 Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Office (IPO)
Regional Integration and International Trade
Ministry of Foreign Affairs

MexicoCopyright OfficeNational Institute of Copyright (INDAUTOR)
 Industrial Property OfficeMexican Institute of Industrial Property
MonacoIntellectual Property OfficesDirection de l'Expansion Economique - Division de la Propriété Intellectuelle / Business Development Agency - Intellectual Property Office
MongoliaIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office
Implementing Agency of the Government of Mongolia

MontenegroCopyright OfficeDirectorate for Internal Market and Competition
Ministry of Economy


 Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate for Internal Market and Competition
Ministry of Economy


MoroccoCopyright OfficeCopyright Office of Morocco
 Industrial Property OfficeMoroccan Industrial and Commercial Property Office
MozambiqueCopyright OfficeNational Institute of Book and Records
Ministry of Culture and Tourism
 
 Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Institute (IPI)
Ministry of Industry and Commerce

MyanmarIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Department
Ministry of Commerce
 
NamibiaCopyright OfficeBusiness and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA)
Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and SME Development (MITSMED)

 Industrial Property OfficeBusiness and Intellectual Property Authority (BIPA)
Ministry of Industrialization, Trade and SME Development (MITSMED)

NauruCopyright OfficeDepartment of Justice
Office of the Registrar of Patents, Trade Marks and Copyright
Department of Justice and Border Control
 
 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Justice
Office of the Registrar of Patents, Trade Marks and Copyright
Department of Justice and Border Control
 
NepalCopyright OfficeNepal Copyright Registrar's Office
Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation

 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of Industries
Department of Industry, Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies

NetherlandsCopyright OfficeMinistry of Justice and Security
Directorate of Legislation and legal affairs

 Industrial Property OfficeBureau for Intellectual Property Sint Maarten
 Industrial Property OfficeBureau of Intellectual Property Aruba
 Industrial Property OfficeBureau of Intellectual Property Curaçao
 Industrial Property OfficeNetherlands Patent Office
Netherlands Enterprise Agency
Ministry of Economic Affairs

New ZealandCopyright OfficeCorporate Governance and Intellectual Property Policy Team
Competition, Consumers and Communications Branch
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

 Industrial Property OfficeOffice for Tokelau Affairs 
 Intellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ)
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment

NicaraguaCopyright OfficeNational Office of Copyright and Related Rights
Intellectual Property Registry (RPI)
Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade (MIFIC)

 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Registry (RPI)
Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade (MIFIC)

NigerCopyright OfficeNiger Copyright Office (BNDA)
Ministry of Cultural Revival, Arts and Social Modernization
 
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Agency for Industrial Property and Promotion of Innovation
Ministry of Mines and Industrial Development
 
NigeriaCopyright OfficeNigerian Copyright Commission (NCC)
Federal Ministry of Information and Culture

 Industrial Property OfficeCommercial Law Department
Trademarks, Patents and Designs
Ministry Of Trade and Investment

NiueIntellectual Property OfficesCrown Law Office 
North MacedoniaCopyright OfficeNormative and Administrative Affairs, Copyright and Related Rights,
Ministry of Culture (MoC)
 
 Industrial Property OfficeState Office of Industrial Property (SOIP)
NorwayCopyright OfficeDepartment of Media Policy and Copyright
Norwegian Ministry of Cultural Affairs

 Industrial Property OfficeNorwegian Industrial Property Office
OmanIndustrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Department
Ministry of Commerce and Industry

PakistanCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan)
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan)
 Industrial Property OfficePatent Office
Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan)

 Industrial Property OfficeTrademarks Office
Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan)

PalauIndustrial Property OfficeMinistry of Resources and Development 
PanamaCopyright OfficeNational Directorate of Copyright
Ministry of Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate General of the Industrial Property Registry
Ministry of Commerce and Industries
 
Papua New GuineaCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Office of Papua New Guinea (IPOPNG)
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office of Papua New Guinea (IPOPNG)
ParaguayIntellectual Property OfficesNational Directorate of Intellectual Property
PeruIntellectual Property OfficesNational Institute for the Defense of Competition and Protection of Intellectual Property (INDECOPI)
Presidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM)

PhilippinesIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office of the Philippines
PolandCopyright OfficeDepartment of Intellectual Property and Media
Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

 Industrial Property OfficePatent Office of the Republic of Poland
PortugalCopyright OfficeBureau for Cultural Strategy,
Planning and Assessment (GEPAC)

 Industrial Property OfficePortuguese Institute of Industrial Property
Ministry of Justice

QatarCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Department
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
 
 Industrial Property OfficePatents and Integrated Circuits
Intellectual Property Department
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
 
 Industrial Property OfficeTrademarks, Industrial Designs, Geographical Indication, Commercial Registration and Licensing
Intellectual Property Department
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
 
Republic of KoreaCopyright OfficeThe Copyright Bureau of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of the Republic of Korea
 Industrial Property OfficeKorean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO)
Republic of MoldovaIntellectual Property OfficesState Agency on Intellectual Property
RomaniaCopyright OfficeRomanian Copyright Office (ORDA)
 Industrial Property OfficeState Office for Inventions and Trademarks
Russian FederationCopyright OfficeFederal Service for Intellectual Property (ROSPATENT)
 Industrial Property OfficeFederal Service for Intellectual Property (ROSPATENT)
RwandaCopyright OfficeOffice of the Registrar General
Rwanda Development Board (RDB)

 Industrial Property OfficeOffice of the Registrar General
Rwanda Development Board (RDB)

Saint Kitts and NevisIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office
Ministry of Justice,Legal Affairs and Communications

Saint LuciaCopyright OfficeRegistry of Companies and Intellectual Property 
 Industrial Property OfficeRegistry of Companies and Intellectual Property 
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesCopyright OfficeCommerce and Intellectual Property Office
 Industrial Property OfficeCommerce and Intellectual Property Office
SamoaCopyright OfficeRegistrar of Intellectual Properties
Registries of Companies and Intellectual Property Division (RCIP)
Division of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (MCIL)

 Industrial Property OfficeRegistries of Companies and Intellectual Property Division (RCIP)
Division of the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (MCIL)

San MarinoCopyright OfficeDirectorate of Economic and Social Affairs
Department of External Affairs
 
 Industrial Property OfficeDepartment of External Affairs
State Office for Patents and Trademarks

Sao Tome and PrincipeIntellectual Property OfficesNational Intellectual Property and Quality Service
Secretary of State, Trade and Industry
Ministry of Tourism, Culture, Commerce and Industry
 
Saudi ArabiaIntellectual Property OfficesSaudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP)
SenegalCopyright OfficeLa SĂ©nĂ©galaise des Droits d’Auteurs et des Droits Voisins 
 Copyright OfficeMinistry of Culture 
 Industrial Property OfficeSenegalese Agency of Industrial Property and Innovation Technologique (ASPIT)
Ministry of Industry and Mining
 
SerbiaCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia
Sector for Copyright and Related Rights and International Cooperation

 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia
SeychellesIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office
Registration Division
Department of Legal Affairs
President's Office
 
Sierra LeoneCopyright OfficeNational Registry for industrial property and copyright
Office of the Administrator and Registrar General (OARG)

 Industrial Property OfficeNational Registry for industrial property and copyright
Office of the Administrator and Registrar General (OARG)

SingaporeCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)
SlovakiaCopyright OfficeMedia, Audiovisual and Copyright Department, Ministry of Culture
 Industrial Property OfficeIndustrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic
SloveniaCopyright OfficeSlovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)
Ministry of Economic Development and Technology

 Industrial Property OfficeSlovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)
Ministry of Economic Development and Technology

Solomon IslandsCopyright OfficeRegistrar-General's Office
Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs
 
 Industrial Property OfficeRegistrar General's Office
Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs
 
SomaliaCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture and Higher Education,
Copyright Office
 
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Industry,
Patents and Trademarks Office
 
South AfricaIntellectual Property OfficesCompanies and Intellectual Property Commission
Department of Trade and Industry

SpainCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture and Sports
Directorate General of Cultural Industries and Cooperation
Deputy Directorate General for Intellectual Property

 Industrial Property OfficeSpanish Patent and Trademark Office O.A.
Ministry of industry, trade and tourism

Sri LankaCopyright OfficeNational Intellectual Property Office of Sri Lanka
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Intellectual Property Office of Sri Lanka
SudanCopyright OfficeCouncil for the Protection of Copyright and Related Rights 
 Industrial Property OfficeRegistrar General of Intellectual Property Department
SurinameIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office of Suriname
Ministry of Trade,Industry and Tourism
 
SwedenIndustrial Property OfficeSwedish Intellectual Property Office (PRV)
 Intellectual Property OfficesDivision of Intellectual Property and Transport Law
Ministry of Justice

SwitzerlandCopyright OfficeSwiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property
 Industrial Property OfficeSwiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property
Syrian Arab RepublicCopyright OfficeCopyright Office
Ministry of Culture

 Industrial Property OfficeDirectorate of Industrial and Commercial Property Protection (DCIP)
Ministry of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection

TajikistanCopyright OfficeAgency of Copyright and Related Rights
Ministry of Culture
 
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Center for Patents and Information
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan

ThailandIntellectual Property OfficesDepartment of Intellectual Property (DIP)
Ministry of Commerce

Timor-LesteIntellectual Property OfficesPermanent Mission of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste to the United Nations Office at Geneva 
TogoCopyright OfficeTogolese Copyright Office
Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Leisure
 
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute for Industrial Property and Technology (INPIT) 
TongaCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Office, Ministry of Trade & Economic Development 
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office
Ministry of Trade & Economic Development
 
Trinidad and TobagoIntellectual Property OfficesIntellectual Property Office
Ministry of the Attorney General and Legal Affairs

TunisiaCopyright OfficeTunisian Organism for the Protection of Copyrights and Related Rights (OTDAV)
 Industrial Property OfficeNational Institute for Standardization and Industrial Property
TurkeyCopyright OfficeDirectorate General for Copyright
Ministry of Culture and Tourism


 Industrial Property OfficeTurkish Patent and Trademark Office
TurkmenistanIntellectual Property OfficesState Service on Intellectual Property of Ministry of Finance and Economy of Turkmenistan 
TuvaluIndustrial Property OfficeAttorney General’s Office
Office of the Prime Minister
 
UgandaCopyright OfficeUganda Registration Services Bureau
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs

 Industrial Property OfficeUganda Registration Services Bureau
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs

UkraineCopyright OfficeMinistry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine
Department for Intellectual Property

 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine
Department for Intellectual Property

 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry for Development of Economy, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine
State Enterprise “Ukrainian Intellectual Property Institute (Ukrpatent)”

United Arab EmiratesCopyright OfficeCopyright Department
Ministry of Economy

 Industrial Property OfficeInternational Center for Patent Registration
Ministry of Economy

 Industrial Property OfficeTrademark Department
Ministry of Economy
 
United KingdomCopyright OfficeIntellectual Property Office
 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office
United Republic of TanzaniaCopyright OfficeCopyright Society of Zanzibar (COSOZA),
Ministry of Youth, Culture, Arts and Sports
 
 Copyright OfficeThe Copyright Society of Tanzania (COSOTA)
Ministry of Industry and Trade

 Industrial Property OfficeBusiness Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA)
Ministry of Industry and Trade

 Industrial Property OfficeZanzibar Business and Property Registration Agency (BPRA)
Ministry of Industry and Trade
 
United States of AmericaCopyright OfficeLibrary of Congress
Copyright Office

 Industrial Property OfficeUnited States Department of Commerce
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

UruguayCopyright OfficeCopyright Council
Ministry of Education and Culture

 Industrial Property OfficeNational Directorate of Industrial Property
Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining

UzbekistanCopyright OfficeAgency on Intellectual Property under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan
 Industrial Property OfficeAgency on Intellectual Property under the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Uzbekistan
VanuatuCopyright OfficeThe Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Vanuatu
Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Industry
 
 Industrial Property OfficeThe Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Vanuatu
Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Industry
 
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)Copyright OfficeAutonomous Service of Intellectual Property (SAPI)
Ministry of Popular Power for National Commerce

 Intellectual Property OfficesAutonomous Service of Intellectual Property
Ministry of the Popular Power of Industries and National Production

Viet NamCopyright OfficeCopyright Office of Viet Nam
Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism

 Industrial Property OfficeIntellectual Property Office of Viet Nam
YemenCopyright OfficeMinistry of Culture 
 Industrial Property OfficeMinistry of Industry and Trade, General Department for Intellectual Property Protection
ZambiaIntellectual Property OfficesPatents and Companies Registration Agency
Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry

ZimbabweCopyright OfficeZimbabwe Intellectual Property Office (ZIPO)
Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs
 
 Industrial Property OfficeZimbabwe Intellectual Property Office (ZIPO)
Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs

Regional Offices

Acronym Contact Details Office URL
OAPIRegional OfficeAfrican Intellectual Property Organization
ARIPORegional OfficeAfrican Regional Intellectual Property Organization
ASBURegional OfficeArab States Broadcasting Union
BOIPRegional OfficeBenelux Organization for Intellectual Property
EAPORegional OfficeEurasian Patent Organization
EPORegional OfficeEuropean Patent Organisation
EUIPORegional OfficeEuropean Union Intellectual Property Office
UPOVRegional OfficeInternational Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants
ICPIPRegional OfficeInterstate Council on the Protection of Industrial Property 
GCC Patent OfficeRegional OfficePatent Office of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf