BELGIUM

COUNTRY : KINGDOM OF BELGIUM

CAPITAL : BRUSSELS

LANGUAGE : DUTCH, FRENCH & GERMAN

 

MEMBER : HAGUE AGREEMENT, EUROPEAN UNION COMMUNITY TRADEMARK, BENELUX, BERNE CONVENTION

Designs Protection: Belgium provides designs protection by way of 3 systems that the applicant may choose from. They are as per:

  1. Benelux Registration
  2. EUROPEAN UNION COMMUNITY DESIGN
    Kindly refer Treaties for the Community Design Registration.
  3. INTERNATIONAL DESIGN PROTECTION UNDER HAGUE SYSTEM
    Kindly refer Treaties for International Design Registration under Hague System. As Belgium is a signatory to the Benelux Treaty along with Netherlands & Luxembourg, territorial protection in these countries is through the Benelux Intellectual Property Office BIPO.

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