Registries

Registries handle intellectual property registrations in their jurisdiction. We have written guides to the main ones you are likely to use.

United Kingdom

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is the government body who grant trade mark and design registrations in the UK

European Union

Registering a trade mark or design at the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) gives protection in all EU member states.

International trade marks

You can file trade marks in over 100 countries via the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) on one application.

Members of the Madrid Union

You can designate all countries covered by members of the Madrid Union in a WIPO trade mark application.