What is SIPO?
The State Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia is the State administration body with responsibilities in the field of protection of intellectual property rights.
The Office carries out procedures for granting industrial property rights (patents, trademarks, industrial designs, geographical indications and designations of origin, topographies of semiconductor products) and performs the accompanying professional and legislative activity.
The Office activities in the legislative and professional segments include copyright and related rights.
In addition to the legislative and professional activities, including the procedures for granting rights, a significant segment of the Office activities makes the provision of information and services in the field of intellectual property, the cooperation with other institutions for the enforcement of intellectual property rights and support of innovation activity, as well as the cooperation with economic and R&D entities.