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National Institute of Industrial Property

Ministry of Justice

Last update on 24-03-2015

The activity of the National Institute of Industrial Property, IP (INPI), focuses on the allocation and protection of industrial property rights, internally and externally, in collaboration with international organizations of which Portugal is a member.

The PTO has also activities as the dissemination of technical information and patented scientific and promoting the use of the Industrial Property System, aimed at strengthening the innovative and competitive capacity of the country, fair competition and the fight against counterfeiting.

With legal personality with administrative and financial autonomy and its own assets, the INPI performs its activity under the supervision and authority of the Minister of Justice.

More information about the PTO can be found on their website .