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Intellectual property protection in Benelux (BOIP)

Intellectual Property in Benelux

1. Benelux general info

Benelux is a political and economic union of three neighbouring countries in northwestern Europe: Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The official body for the registration of trademarks and designs in the Benelux is the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP).

International Country Code: BX

Time Zone: UTC +1/+2                                    

Currency: Euro (EUR)

Brief information about Trademark registration in Benelux

Brief information about Industrial Design registration in Benelux

2. IP Legal Base in Benelux

Benelux Convention on Intellectual Property (Trademarks and Designs)
Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks

3. Patent Office Contact Details

Benelux Office for Intellectual Property
Bordewijklaan 15
2591 XR The Hague
The Netherlands
Phone: +31 70 349 11 11
Fax: +31 70 347 57 08
Email: info@boip.int

4. IP registration costs

Fees associated with registration of IP rights in Benelux are available in the fee calculator.

The above information was verified on 05/12/2018
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Benelux IP Laws