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.
Trade Mark Agents consultation
The Commerce and Employment Department has issued a consultation concerning Trade Mark Agents, which is available to view here.
The purpose of the consultation is to seek input from interested parties on the proposed terms of a Register of Agents, initially for Trade Mark Agents and then for Intellectual Property Agents. The closing date for responses is 31 May 2016.
Changes to image rights fees
Following the Image Rights Fees Consultation earlier this year, a revised fee schedule for image rights has come into effect as at 31 March 2016. The new fee schedule is available to view here.
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
29 April 2016
- 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