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Internet Resources
• Trademark.com
Provider of online trademark searches,
registration, and renewal services.
www.4trademark.com
• Argentina Patent Office
Instituto Nacional de la Propriedad
Industrial (INPI)
Regulates and grants intellectual
property protection by receiving patent
applications, granting patents, and
accepting applications for registering
trademarks, designs, and models.
www.inpi.gov.ar
• Austrian Patent Office
Provides European patent searches.
www.at.espacenet.com
• Belgian Patent Office
Organizes the protection of the intel-
lectual property by receiving patent
applications, granting patents, and
accepting applications for registering
trademarks, designs, and models.
www.european-patent-office.org
• Benelux Designs Office (BDO)
Official organization of the three
Benelux countries for the legal
protection of industrial designs.
www.bbtm-bbdm.org
• Benelux Trademarks Office (BTO)
Oversees the standardization of
national trademark legislation.
www.bmb-bbm.org
• Brazilian Industrial Property Office
Offers information on filing procedures
so that industrial property rights can
be acquired, and offers a general
overview of the public institution
responsible for granting industrial
property rights in Brazil.
www.inpi.gov.br
• Bulgarian Patent Office
Specialized state authority; adminis-
tered under the Patent Law.
www.bpo.bg
• Canadian Intellectual Property Office
Responsible for the administration
and processing of intellectual property
in Canada.
www.opic.gc.ca
• Canadian Patent Bibliographic
Database
Provides access to more than
seventy-five years of patent descrip-
tions and images, and more than
1.4
million Canadian patent documents.
www.patents1.ic.gc.ca
• Croatia State Intellectual Property
Office
Provides an intellectual property
guide as well as information on
patent laws and industrial property
registration in Croatia.
www.jagor.srce.hr
• Danish Patent Office
European patent search for Denmark.
www.dk.espacenet.com
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• ePatents
Singapore information website
providing detailed information on filing
patent transactions and performing
patent searches.
www.epatents.gov.sg
• European Patent Organization (EPO)
The European Patent Organization
establishes a uniform patent system
in Europe for all contracting states
and oversees the protection of intel-
lectual property throughout Eurasia.
A list of patent-related websites is
maintained by the European Patent
Office.
www.epo.co.at
• Eurasian Patent Organization
Oversees the protection of industrial
property throughout Eurasia.
www.eapo.org
• European Office for Harmonization of
the Internal Market
Registers community trademarks
and designs.
www.oami.eu.int
• European Patent Office
Official website of the European
Patent Office, the executive body of
the European Patent Organization.
www.european-patent-office.org
• European Patent Office (EPO)
Administers the centralized patent
grant system in Europe.
www.epo.co.at
• France: National Institute for
Industrial Property
Official site of the French Institute
for Industrial Property.
www.inpi.fr
• Georgian Industrial Property
Organization
Patent office of Georgia.
www.ns.global-erty.net
• Germany: Patent and Trademark
Office
Official site of the German Patent
and Trademark Office.
www.dpma.de
• Greek Industrial Property
Organization
Official body for the protection of
inventions and industrial designs
in Greece.
www.obi.gr
• Hong Kong Special Administrative
Region Government: Intellectual
Property Department
www.info.gov.hk
• Hungarian Patent Office
Administrative authority with country-
wide powers in the field of industrial
property; links to its official monthly
publication, the Hungarian Patent
Gazette, and a database that contains
all Hungarian registered trademarks,
geographic indications, and pending
applications filed.
www.hpo.hu
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• Iceland Patent Office
Information regarding laws,
regulations, and fees on patents
and trademarks in Iceland.
www.els.stjr.is
• Industrial Property Office of
the Czech Republic
Makes decisions about the protection
of inventions, industrial designs, utility
models, topographies of the semicon-
ductor products, trademarks, and
appellations of origin.
www.upv.cz
• Industrial Property Office of the
Slovak Republic
Oversees the protection of inventions,
industrial designs, topography of semi-
conductor products, utility models,
trademarks, and appellation of origin;
also prepares and administrates the
funds of patents.
www.indprop.gov.sk
• Instituto Nacional de la
Propriedad Industrial (INPI)
Industrial property authority
of Argentina.
www.mecon.gov.ar
• Intellectual Property (IP) Australia
Official website for IP Australia. The
federal government agency that grants
rights in patents, trademarks, and
designs.
www.ipaustralia.gov.au
• Intellectual Property Department
Hong Kong Government
Works toward the protection of
intellectual property rights and
provides patent, trademarks, and
design registration services to the
public in Hong Kong.
www.info.gov.hk
• Intellectual Property Office of
New Zealand
Business unit in the Ministry of
Economic Development providing
access to the New Zealand trademark
database and an information library
of documents.
www.iponz.govt.nz
• Intellectual Property Office of
Singapore
Office responsible for processing
trademark and patent applications.
www.gov.sg
• Intellectual Property Rights Helpdesk
Free service supporting creativity and
innovation in Europe. A project of the
European Commission DG Enterprise.
www.cordis.lu
• European Patent Office
National trademarks, European
patents, international patent
applications (PCT), and community
and international trademarks.
www.european-patent-office.org
• Korean Industrial Property Office
www.kipo.go.kr
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