Mission: To build a modern intellectual property system that values and protects the vibrant creative culture of Belize.

The Belize Intellectual Property Office (BELIPO), established under Part II of the Patents Act (Chapter 253), Revised Edition 2000, is the National Intellectual Property Registry for Belize, Central America.

Functions:

  1. To administer the intellectual property legislation of Belize. Belize’s intellectual property legislation became WTO/TRIPS consistent in June 2000 and are accessible at www.belipo.bz/e_library.html.
  2. To advise the Government of Belize on intellectual property matters.
  3. To promote knowledge of intellectual property law in Belize.