Claims Notice

If you have received a Trademark Claims Notice and are seeking more information, we recommend referring to the trademark office for the relevant jurisdiction or the relevant decisions made under the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP).  

UDRP Providers:

Trademark Offices per jurisdiction:

Country + websiteWIPO information
AfghanistanAfghanistan Central Business Registry and Intellectual Property 
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
AlbaniaGeneral Directorate of Patents and Trademarks 
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Energy
Ministry of Industry, Small and Medium Sized Entreprises and Investment PromotionAlgerian National Institute of Industrial Property (INAPI) 
AndorraTrademarks Office of the Principality of Andorra 
Department of Economy 
Ministry of Economy and Land Management
AngolaAngolan Institute of Industrial Property 
Ministry of Geology, Mines and Industry
Antigua and BarbudaAntigua and Barbuda Intellectual Property & Commerce Office (ABIPCO) 
Ministry of Legal Affairs
ArgentinaNational Institute of Industrial Property
ArmeniaIntellectual Property Agency of the Republic of Armenia 
Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Armenia
AustraliaIP Australia 
Department of Industry
AustriaThe Austrian Patent Office 
Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology
AzerbaijanState Committee on Standardization, Metrology and Patents of the Republic of Azerbaijan 
Industrial Property Objects Examination Center (AzPatent)
BahamasRegistrar General's Department
BahrainDirectorate of Industrial Property 
Ministry of Industry and Commerce
BangladeshDepartment of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (DPDT) 
Ministry of Industries
BarbadosCorporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO) 
Ministry of International Business and International Transport
BelarusNational Center of Intellectual Property (NCIP) 
State Committee on Science and Technologies
BelgiumOffice of Intellectual Property 
Directorate General Regulation and Market Organisation
BelizeBelize Intellectual Property Office (BELIPO)
BeninNational Industrial Property Center (CENAPI) 
Ministry of Industry and Commerce
BhutanIndustrial Property Division (IPD) 
Ministry of Economic Affairs
Bolivia (Plurinational State of)Servicio Nacional de Propiedad Intelectual (SENAPI) 
Ministerio de Desarrollo Productivo y Economía Plural
Bosnia and HerzegovinaInstitute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina
BotswanaRegistrar of Companies and Intellectual Property 
Ministry of Trade and Industry
BrazilNational Institute of Industrial Property 
Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade (INPI)
Brunei DarussalamBrunei Intellectual Property Office (BruIPO) 
The Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB)
BulgariaPatent Office of the Republic of Bulgaria (BPO)
Burkina FasoGeneral Directorate of Industrial Property (DGPI) 
Ministry of Industrie, Trade and Craft
BurundiMinistry of Trade, Industry and Tourism
Cabo VerdeInstitute of Intellectual Property of Cabo Verde 
Installation Committee
CambodiaDepartment of Industrial Property (DIP) 
Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy
CambodiaIntellectual Property Department (IPD) 
Ministry of Commerce
CameroonDirectorate of Technological Development and Industrial Property (MINMIDT) 
Ministry of Industry, Mines and Technological Development
CanadaCanadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) 
Industry Canada
Central African RepublicNational Industrial Property Service 
Directorate of Industrial Development and Handicraft 
Ministry of Industry, Commerce, SME-SMI
ChadNational Liaison Office with OAPI (SNL / OAPI)
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
ChileNational Institute of Industrial Property 
Ministry of Economy
ChinaTrademark Office 
State Administration for Industry and Commerce of the People's Republic of China (SAIC)
ColombiaSuperintendencia de Industria y Comercio
Ministerio de Industria, Comercio y Turismo
ComorosIntellectual Property Office (OCPI)
Ministry of Energy, Mines, Industry and Handicrafts
CongoNational Industrial Property Unit 
Directorate General of Industry (ANPI) 
Ministry of Industrial Development and Promotion of Private Sector
Costa RicaRegistro de la Propiedad Industrial
Registro Nacional
Ministerio de Justicia y Paz
Côte d'IvoireIvorian Office of Intellectual Property (OIPI)
Ministry for Industry and the Promotion of the Private Sector
CroatiaState Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia (SIPO)
CubaCuban Industrial Property Office (OCPI)
Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment
CyprusDepartment of Registrar of Companies and Official Receiver
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
Czech RepublicIndustrial Property Office
Democratic People's Republic of KoreaTrademark, Industrial Design and Geographical Indication Office (TIDGIO) of the DPR Korea 
State Administration for Quality Management of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (SAQM)
Democratic Republic of the CongoDirectorate of Industrial Property 
Secretariat for industry and small and medium enterprises (IPMEA) 
Ministry of Industry and SMEs
DenmarkDanish Patent and Trademark Office 
Ministry of Trade and Industry
DjiboutiMinistry of Commerce and Industry 
Office of Industrial Property and Commerce (ODPIC)
DominicaCompanies and Intellectual Property Office 
Ministry of Tourism and legal Affairs
Dominican RepublicNational Office of Industrial Property (ONAPI) 
State Secretariat for Industry and Commerce
EcuadorEcuadorian Institute of Intellectual Property
National Directory of Industrial Property
EgyptTrademarks and Industrial Designs Office 
Ministry of Trade and Industry
El SalvadorNational Center of Registries (CNR)
Equatorial GuineaCouncil of Scientific and Tecnological Research 
Presidency of the Government
EritreaDomestic Trade and Intellectual Property
Ministry of Trade and Industry
EstoniaThe Estonian Patent Office
EthiopiaEthiopian Intellectual Property Office (EIPO)
FijiOffice of the Attorney-General 
Ministry of Justice
FinlandNational Board of Patents and Registration of Finland
FranceNational Institute of Industrial Property
GabonCenter of Industrial Property of Gabon 
Ministry of Industry and Mines
GambiaOffice of the Registrar General 
Attorney General’s Chambers 
Ministry for Justice
GeorgiaNational Intellectual Property Center 
GermanyGerman Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA)
GhanaRegistrar General's Department 
Ministry of Justice
GreeceTrademark Office 
Directorate of Commercial and Industrial Property 
General Secretary for Commerce
GrenadaCorporate Affairs and Intellectual Property Office (CAIPO) 
GuatemalaRegistry of Intellectual Property 
Ministry of Economic Affairs
GuineaNational Service of Industrial Property 
Ministry of Trade, Industry, Small and Medium Enterprises
Guinea-BissauGeneral Directorate of Industrial Property 
Ministry of Energy, Industry and Natural Resources
GuyanaThe Deeds Registry 
Ministry of Legal Affairs
HaitiIntellectual Property Service 
 Ministry of Trade and Industry
Holy SeeJudicial Office 
 Central Offices
HondurasDirectorate General of Intellectual Property (DIGEPIH)
HungaryHungarian Intellectual Property Office (HIPO)
IcelandIcelandic Patent Office 
Ministry of Economic Affairs
IndiaOffice of the Controller-General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks 
Department of Industrial Policy Promotions 
Ministry of Commerce and Industry 
Government of India
IndonesiaDirectorate General of Intellectual Property Rights 
IndonesiaMinistry of Law and Human Rights
Iran (Islamic Republic of)Industrial Property Office 
Registration Organization of Deeds and Property of Islamic Republic of Iran
IraqIndustrial Property Department 
Central Organization for Standardization & Quality Control (COSQC) 
Ministry of Planning
IrelandPatents Office 
Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment
IsraelIsrael Patent Office 
Ministry of Justice
ItalyItalian Patent and Trademark Office 
Directorate General of Combating Counterfeiting 
Ministry of Economic Development
JamaicaJamaica Intellectual Property Office (JIPO)
JapanJapan Patent Office (JPO), 
Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
JordanIndustrial Property Protection Directorate
Ministry of Industry and Trade
KazakhstanCommittee of Intellectual Property Rights 
Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Kazakhstan
KenyaKenya Industrial Property Institute (KIPI) 
Ministry of Trade and Industry
KiribatiMinistry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism
KuwaitMinistry of Trade and Industry 
Trademarks and Patents Department
KyrgyzstanState Service of Intellectual Property and Innovation under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyzpatent)
Lao People's Democratic RepublicDepartment of Intellectual Property, 
Ministry of Science and Technology
LatviaPatent Office of the Republic of Latvia
LebanonOffice of Intellectual Property
Department of Intellectual Property
Directorate General of Economy and Trade
Ministry of Economy and Trade
LesothoMinistry of Law and Constitutional Affairs
Registrar General's Office
LiberiaLiberia Industrial Property Office (LIPO)
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
LibyaIntellectual Property Department
Scientific Research, Cooperation and Innovation Department
National Authority for Scientific Research (NASR)
Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
LiechtensteinBureau of Intellectual Property
Office of Economic Affairs
LithuaniaState Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania
LuxembourgMinistère de l'économie et du Commerce extérieur, Direction de la propriété intellectuelle
MadagascarMalagasy Industrial Property Office
MalawiDepartment of the Registrar General
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs 
MalaysiaIntellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia
MaldivesIntellectual Property Unit
Ministry of Economic Development
MaliMalian Centre for the Promotion of Industrial Property (CEMAPI)
Ministry of Trade and Industry
MaltaThe National IP Office of Malta
Commerce Department
Ministry for Fair Competition, Small Business and Consumers
MauritaniaDirectorate of Industry
Ministry of Commerce, Industry, Handicraft and Tourism
MauritiusIndustrial Property Office (IPO)
Regional Integration and International Trade
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
MexicoMexican Institute of Industrial Property
MonacoIntellectual Property Division
Directorate of Economic Expansion
Department of Finance and Economy
MongoliaIntellectual Property Office of Mongolia
MontenegroIntellectual Property Office of Montenegro
MoroccoMoroccan Industrial and Commercial Property Office
MozambiqueIndustrial Property Institute (IPI)
Ministry of Industry and Commerce
MyanmarDepartment of Technical and Vocational Education
Ministry of Science and Technology
NamibiaMinistry of Trade and Industry
Trade and Commerce Department
NauruDepartment of Justice
Office of the Registrar of Patents, Trade Marks and Copyright
NepalDepartment of Industry
Ministry of Industry
NetherlandsBureau of Intellectual Property Aruba
NetherlandsBureau of Intellectual Property Curaçao
New ZealandIntellectual Property Office of New Zealand (IPONZ)
Ministry of Economic Development
New ZealandOffice for Tokelau Affairs
NicaraguaIntellectual Property Registry (RPI)
Ministry of Development, Industry and Trade (MIFIC)
NigerDirection of Innovation and Industrial property 
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Promotion of young entrepreneurs
NigeriaTrademarks, Patents and Designs Registry
Federal Ministry of Trade and Investment
NorwayPatentstyret (Norwegian Industrial Property Office)
OmanIntellectual Property Department 
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
PakistanIntellectual Property Organization of Pakistan (IPO-Pakistan)
PalauMinistry of Resources and Development
PanamaDirectorate General of the Industrial Property Registry 
Ministry of Commerce and Industries
Papua New GuineaIntellectual Property Office of Papua New Guinea (IPOPNG)
ParaguayMinistry of Industry and Trade 
Directorate General of Intellectual Property
PeruPresidency of the Council of Ministers (PCM), 
National Institute for the Defense of Competition and Intellectual Property Protection (INDECOPI)
PhilippinesIntellectual Property Office of Philippines (IPOPHIL)
PolandPolish Patent Office
PortugalPortuguese Institute of Industrial Property 
Ministry of Justice
QatarIndustrial Property Office Trademarks, Industrial Designs & G.I. Competent administration Ministry of Business and Trade, Department of Commercial Registration and Licensing
Republic of KoreaKorean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO)
Republic of MoldovaState Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI)
RomaniaState Office for Inventions and Trademarks
Russian FederationFederal Service for Intellectual Property (ROSPATENT)
RwandaRwanda Development Board (RDB) 
Office of the Registrar General
Saint Kitts and NevisIntellectual Property Office 
The Registrar of IP
Saint LuciaRegistry of Companies and Intellectual Property
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesCommerce and Intellectual Property Office
SamoaRegistrar of Patents, Trade Marks and Industrial Designs 
Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Labour (MCIL)
San MarinoDepartment of External Affairs
State Office for Patents and Trademarks
Sao Tome and PrincipeIndustrial Property National Service (SENAPI)
Directorate of Industry
Ministry of Planning and Development
Saudi ArabiaTrade Mark Section
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
SenegalSenegalese Agency of Industrial Property and Innovation Techologique (ASPIT)
Ministry of Trade, Industry and Handicraft
SerbiaIntellectual Property Office of the Republic of Serbia
SeychellesRegistration Division
Department of Legal Affairs
President's Office
Sierra LeoneAdministrator and Registrar-General's Department
SingaporeIntellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)
SlovakiaIndustrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic
SloveniaSlovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)
Ministry of Economic Development and Technology
Solomon IslandsMinistry of Police and Justice
Registrar-General's Office
SomaliaMinistry of Industry,
Patents and Trade Marks Office
South AfricaDepartment of Trade and Industry
Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC)
SpainMinistry of Industry, Energy and Tourism
Spanish Patent and Trademark Office
Sri LankaNational Intellectual Property Office of Sri Lanka
SudanRegistrar General of Intellectual Property
Ministry of Justice
SurinameBureau of Intellectual Property 
Ministry of Justice and Police
SwazilandMinistry of Commerce Industry and Trade
Intellectual Property Office
SwedenSwedish Patent and Registration Office (SPRO)
SwitzerlandSwiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property
Syrian Arab RepublicDirectorate of Commercial and Industrial Property Protection (DCIP)
Ministry of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection
TajikistanNational Center for Patents and Information (NCPI)
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
ThailandDepartment of Intellectual Property (DIP)
Ministry of Commerce
the former Yugoslav Republic of MacedoniaState Office of Industrial Property (SOIP)
Timor-LesteDepartment of the Legal and Treaties Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Timor-LesteNational Director of Human Rights and Citizenship
Ministry of Justice
TogoNational Institute for Industrial Property and Technology (INPIT)
Ministry of Trade, Industry, Transport and Development of the Free Zone
TongaThe Registry & Intellectual Property Office (RIPO) 
Ministry of Labour, Commerce and Industries
Trinidad and TobagoIntellectual Property Office 
Ministry of Legal Affairs
TunisiaNational Institute for Standardization and Industrial Property (INNORPI) 
Ministry of Industry and Technology
TurkeyTurkish Patent Institute
TurkmenistanState Service on Intellectual Property under the Ministry of Economy and Development of Turkmenistan
TuvaluMinistry of Trade, Commerce and Public Corporations
UgandaMinistry of Justice and Constitutional Affairs 
Uganda Registration Services Bureau (URSB)
UkraineState Enterprise “Ukrainian Institute of Industrial Property” (SE UIPV)
UkraineState Intellectual Property Service of Ukraine (SIPS)
United Arab EmiratesTrademark Department 
Ministry of Economy
United KingdomIntellectual Property Office
Information Centre
United Republic of TanzaniaBusiness Registrations and Licensing Agency (BRELA)
Ministry of Industry and Trade
United Republic of TanzaniaRegistrar General's Office
Ministry of Justice and Constitutional's Affairs
United States of AmericaUnited States Department of Commerce
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
UruguayNational Directorate of Industrial Property
Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining
UzbekistanAgency on Intellectual Property of the Republic of Uzbekistan
VanuatuThe Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Vanuatu, Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Industry
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)Autonomous Service of Intellectual Property (SAPI)
Ministry of Popular Power for Trade
Viet NamNational Office of Intellectual Property (NOIP)
Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment
YemenMinistry of Industry and Trade, General Department for Intellectual Property Protection
ZambiaPatents and Companies Registration Agency (PACRA) 
Ministry of Commerce, Trade and Industry
ZimbabweZimbabwe Intellectual Property Office (ZIPO) 
Ministry of Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs
OAPIAfrican Intellectual Property Organization
ARIPOAfrican Regional Intellectual Property Organization
WIPOWorld Intellectual Property Organization
BOIPBenelux Office for Intellectual Property
OHIMOffice for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs)