Institute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Acronym
IPR
Description

The organizational structure of the Institute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina is regulated by the Regulations concerning the Internal Organization of the Institute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina, which was adopted on the Assembly 104 of the Ministers Council of Bosnia and Herzegovina held on November 4, 2009.
The Institute consists of:
• Copyright and Related Rights Council;
• Council for the Development of Intellectual Property Users;
• Council for Intellectual Property Protection.

The Institute conducts further activities in Bosnia and Herzegovina:
• It coordinates the procedure for the acquisition, maintenance, transfer and cessation of industrial property rights (patent, utility model, trademark/service
mark, industrial design, and geographical indication);
• It coordinates the procedure for the registration of integrated circuit layouts;
• It coordinates the procedure for the international registration of industrial property rights under the international conventions to which Bosnia and Herzegovina acceded;
• It pursues the tasks in the domain of copyright and related rights, relating to the rights of authors on their works in the domain of literature, science and art, the rights of performers, broadcasting organizations and phonogram and database producers;
• It issues licenses to the associations of authors and other copyright holders for the collective management of such rights and it supervises their work;
• It carries out information and documentation tasks in accordance with the standards set out by the world intellectual property organization (WIPO/OMPI),
laws and implementing regulations governing intellectual property;

• It prepares the ground for the accession of Bosnia and Herzegovina to bilateral and multilateral agreements, conventions and treaties in the domain of intellectual property;
• It drafts laws and implementing regulations in the domain of intellectual property;
• It fosters international cooperation with the institutions in other countries, as well as with the international intellectual property organizations operating at global, regional or other levels.

Contact person:
Lidija Vignjević, Director
E-mail: l_vignjevic@ipr.gov.ba

Type
  • Agency/Fund
Country
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Contact details
E-Mail: mostar@ipr.gov.ba
Phone:+387 36 33 43 82
Address:Kralja Petra Krešimira IV/8a., 88000 Mostar
Country:Bosnia and Herzegovina
Geographical focus
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General

Entry created by Marko Groboljsek on May 16, 2012
Modified on May 16, 2012