Government of the Republic of Trinidad & Tobago

Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs

About the Intellectual Property Office

Welcome to the Intellectual Property Office

The Intellectual Property Office was created on the 1st December, 1997 (Section 3 of the Patents Act, 1996) and is situated at 3rd Floor, Capital Plaza, 11 – 13 Frederick Street, Port of Spain, Trinidad.

A department within the Office of the Attorney General and Ministry of Legal Affairs, the department is the local government agency responsible for handling the registration of intellectual property rights.

Our Mission

To nurture an Intellectual Property-Savvy society, moving towards achieving global competitiveness by fostering a knowledge-based economy in Trinidad and Tobago.

Our Vision

To be the lead organization that stimulates creativity and innovation throughout Trinidad and Tobago, promoting appropriate mechanisms for the strategic use of the intellectual property system.


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