Republika Slovenija

About us

The Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) is an autonomous body within the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology.


  • establishment of an efficient and internationally comparable infrastructure in the IPR field
  • promotion of innovation
  • improvement of competitiveness of the Slovenian innovation environment
  • raising public awareness on the importance of IPR protection

Basic objectives

  • no decisions annulled due to bad work practices or errors by SIPO
  • no overruns of legally determined terms
  • commitment to quality and its continuous improvement in accordance with the ISO 9001:2008 quality standard (user satisfaction monitoring)
  • establishment of five IP Information Points at university incubators and technological centres


  • becoming a key actor of the Slovenian innovation environment

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