Sint Maarten on-line trademark registration available now!

As of October 1st, 2015, the Bureau for Intellectual Property of Curaçao is no longer the competent authority for registering Sint Maarten trademarks and will not handle/process any requests received on or after that date.

The Bureau for Intellectual Property of Sint Maarten (BIP SXM) in cooperation with the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP) will open for business on-line on Monday, October 5, 2015.

Applications, requests for renewal and other requests concerning Sint Maarten trademarks received between October 1st and October 5th will be given the time of their actual receipt and will be processed accordingly.

The office of BIP SXM will open to the public at a date to be announced later this week. Continue to visit our website for official updates.

Trademark representative

A trademark representative has to be recognized by BIP SXM who will publish a list on their website of all Sint Maarten Trademark representatives registered at the Bureau. The registration form can be found here


A list of the applicable fees, as per October 1st, 2015, of the Bureau for Intellectual Property Sint Maarten, can be found here.  

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