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Intellectual Property Rights
North Macedonia

True inventors do not sit on their inventions

Licensed Intellectual Property lawyers that can protect your IP rights in North Macedonia 

In North Macedonia, intellectual property rights had been regulated in accordance with the Law on Industrial Property.

In accordance with this law, it is stated that the regulated industrial property rights are patent, industrial design, trademark, the appellation of origin and geographical indications.
The law states that the patent shall be used for the protection of the invention. The industrial design shall be used for the protection of new forms of the body, picture, drawing, contour, the composition of colors or their combination – design. The trademark shall be used for the protection of trade signs. The appellation of origin and geographical indication shall be used for the protection of the geographical name.

Further, in accordance with this law,  entities of industrial property rights shall be national and foreign legal and natural persons. The foreign legal and natural persons shall enjoy the same rights as the national legal and natural persons, in accordance with this Law, with regard to the protection of the industrial property rights in the Republic of North Macedonia, provided that this is in accordance with the international agreements and conventions or from the application of the principle of reciprocity.

The works related to the acquiring and protection of industrial property rights shall be performed by the State Office of Industrial Property. The Office is an administrative organization with the status of an independent state administrative body with responsibilities laid down with this or other laws.  The seat of the Office is in Skopje.


Our law office is able to assist and advise its clients in relation to the following intellectual property rights:


Trademark rights (registration and other legal protection) click here 


Industrial design registration


Patent registration


Other industrial or intellectual property rights


Author rights


Claims in front of the State Office and lawsuits

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str. Makedonija no. 11/1-5, 

Skopje, North Macedonia

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