Benelux Office for Intellectual Property
|Benelux Office for Intellectual Property
Dutch: Benelux-Bureau voor de Intellectuele Eigendom (BBIE)
French: Office Benelux de la Propriété intellectuelle
|Motto||Doing business successfully starts with registration|
|Formation||25 February 2005|
The Hague, Netherlands
|Official languages||English, Dutch, French|
|Website||Official web site|
The Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP) is the registration office for trademarks and designs in the Benelux. The BOIP was previously known as the Benelux Trademarks Office (Dutch: Benelux-Merkenbureau, French: Bureau Benelux des Marques) and the Benelux Designs Office (Dutch: Benelux-Bureau voor Tekeningen of Modellen, French: Bureau Benelux des Dessins ou Modèles). The BOIP is based at The Hague, Netherlands.
The BOIP is part of the Benelux Organisation for Intellectual Property, established by the Benelux Convention on Intellectual Property, which was signed on 25 February 2005 and entered into force on 1 September 2006. The Benelux Convention on Intellectual Property replaced the Benelux Convention on Trade Marks (1962) and the Benelux Convention on Designs (1966).
- diplomatie.be, Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation, List of Treaties of which Belgium is the depositary. Retrieved on 19 November 2006.
- Official web site (English homepage)
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