Welcome to the Intellectual Property Office website
This site provides information on the various registers maintained by the Office as required under Guernsey intellectual property legislation.
In addition, this site publishes notices in accordance with the various legislation and provides guidance notes to assist in the administration of intellectual property rights.
A general guide to intellectual property in Guernsey can be found here.
Intellectual Property Consultation response document
The Intellectual Property Consultation closed on 31 July 2015. The response paper has now been released and is available to view here.
Innovation Patent Consultation launched September 2015
The Commerce and Employment Department has issued a consultation paper seeking input from interested parties into the development of innovation and invention protection in Guernsey ... read more
Image Rights - Register
Since December 2012, the Office has been receiving applications to register Image Rights in Guernsey. Click here to view the Image Rights register (please note that you will need to log in to this website to view the information - full details can be found on this link)
Further information regarding image rights is available in the Products & Services section of the website.
Alan Bougourd, Registrar
18 September 2015
- Subsidy Scheme PRS for Music and PPL licenses for Charities and NPOs
- Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
- States of Deliberation approve amendments to the Copyright (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance 2005 and the Performers' Rights (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance, 2005
- Revised fees for Image Rights registration and renewal
- Image Rights Register opens for business
Recent Site Updates
- Database Rights (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance, 2005
- Intellectual Property (Office of Registrar) (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance, 2005 (Consolidated text)
- IP Regulations
- Registered Plant Breeders' Rights (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Ordinance, 2007
- Current Patent Application Journal
- Current Trade Mark Journal
- IP An Introduction