The Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP) is the offical body for the registration of trademarks and designs in the Benelux countries (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg). In addition, the BOIP offiers its clients the opportunity to register the existence of ideas, concepts, designs, prototypes etc. Apart from providing services in the fields of trademarks, designs and ideas to entrepreneurs, knowledge institutions, professional trademark and design proprietors, lawyers, students and other stakeholderrs, the BOIP arranges workshops and lectures on relevant themes, issues informative materials and publishes a range of brochures and other documents.
The Benelux Office for Intellectual Property attaches great impotance to international cooperation and maintains close contacts with a range of national and international organsiations in the sphere of intellectual property rights. For further information, go to www.boip.int.
Metamorfose Vertalingen has been the BOIP’s translation partner since 2006, providing the organisation with translations from Dutch into English and French. The documents concerned are mostly annual reports, articles from the BOIP maagzine for corporate relations, press releases, web texts, application-related texts, help texts, correspondence, speeches, registration forms and instructions, brochures, news reports and certificates. Practically all of these texts concern trademark and design law.