Intellectual Property

The Companies and Intellectual Property Office was established under Part II of the Patents Act, Act 8 of 1999 (PDF, 1.18 MB). The CIPO is the National Companies and Intellectual Property Registry for the Commonwealth of Dominica and is a Department of the Ministry of Tourism and Legal Affairs.

The Office is responsible for administering legislation, registering and keeping records in relation to Intellectual Property, Companies, Business Names and International Business Companies in Dominica.

 Functions of the Companies and Intellectual Property Office include:

  • Registration of Intellectual Property
  • Registration of International Business Companies
  • Registration of Business Names, Local Companies and Non-profit Companies

Contact Details

Companies and Intellectual Property Office
21 Kennedy Avenue
Tel: (767) 266 3358 / 266 3359
Fax: (767) 440 6593
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.