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About Web Resources-Agency Websites
This page lists agency websites and websites from other organizations involved in handling intellectual property.
Websites of U.S. Government Relating to IP
Websites of International or Foreign Governments Relating to IP
European Patent Office (EPO)
European Union agency responsible for EU patent application process.
European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
EUIPO is European Union agency responsible for registering European Union Trade Mark (EUTM) and Registered Community Design (RCD) applications.
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
The PCT provides for filing a patent application in a number of contracting countries. WIPO administers PCT applications and provides further information.
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
WIPO, an agency of the UN, promotes cooperation among nations regarding IP. Its website includes links to treaties, patent and trademark searches, laws, a directory of IP offices, and statistics. Go to WIPO GOLD for links to WIPO's searchable databases, http://www.wipo.int/wipogold/en/.
World Trade Organization (WTO)
Includes information about the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) Agreement.
Websites of Non-government entities