Republika Slovenija

The Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO)

is an autonomous body within the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology. It is responsible for the field of industrial property and copyright.

SIPO grants protection for the following industrial property rights: patents, supplementary protection certificates, industrial designs, trademarks, topographies of integrated circuits and geographical indications, with exception of agricultural products and foodstuffs.

It issues permits to collecting societies of authors and holders of related rights for collective administration of their rights and supervises the functioning of collecting societies. It prepares intellectual property legislation, carries out documentation activities and provides services to the public.



Silent Revolutions, exhibition of contemporary design in Slovenia at WIPO
Organised by SIPO during 2015 WIPO GA
New Acting Director appointed
Dr. Vojko Toman
Acting Director appointed
Janez Kukec Mezek
7 more e-services now available at SIPO
More applications regarding national trademark and design can be filed through a system for electronic filing
The recommendations for managing the collective management organisations in Slovenia
Guidance for managing the CMOs, a complex and resposible business

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