Trademark registration with the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP) allow for an automatic protection across Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg, with only one application.
BOIP is located in The Hague, Netherlands and was established with the Benelux Convention on Intellectual Property (2005) with the purpose of promoting the protection of trademarks and designs in the Benelux countries. In fact, protection of trademarks and designs is only possible through BOIP as there are no national laws in Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg.
BOIP does not allow for the deposit of patents which should be done through the European Patent Organization (Belgium and the Netherlands) or the national Intellectual Property Office (Luxembourg).
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Experts in Intellectual Property Protection
Inventa is an Intellectual Property firm, specializing in the protection and internationalization of trademarks, patents, industrial designs, copyright and domains.
With over 45 years of experience in Intellectual Property, Inventa has served thousands of clients, from small entrepreneurs and startups, to multinationals holding large trademark and patent portfolios, and other entities dealing with R&D on a daily basis. Furthermore, our experience allows us to understand the caveats of the different industries, since we maintain relationships with clients from different sectors, including food and beverages companies, communications, IT, pharmaceutical, manufacturers, oil & gas companies, financial institutions, business services companies and more.
Inventa recognizes that in this day and age, information management and the internet have taken over many aspects of business. To accompany the changing needs of our clients, over the last few years we have increased our activity in the area of technological infrastructures and information systems. In this way, Inventa seeks to respond to the different demands of both the market and its clients.
Thanks to our large network of contacts and associate level, we offer our clients a vast team of highly-specialized professionals in the Intellectual Property field and related strategic sectors. Our professionals guarantee highly-personalized and efficient accompaniment of all our services.