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When you are filling in the application form to register a trademark for Sint Maarten, you are requested to provide a list of goods and/or services.
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Trademark registrations for Sint Maarten

We are pleased and relieved to report that the staff at the Bureau for Intellectual Property of Sint Maarten (BIP SXM) are safe and sound. They have withstood Hurricane Irma, but sadly the premises in Philipsburg are badly damaged. Consequently, the Bureau will be closed until further notice.
In accordance with the National Trademark Decree and the National Trademark Ordinance, the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP) will temporarily take over trademark registrations for Sint Maarten as far as possible. Trademark registrations and renewals can be submitted as normal via the website (

If you have queries, please contact the BOIP Information Centre by phone or email. As soon as the Bureau in Sint Maarten reopens, we will inform the public via the website and online platforms.



Welcome to the official website of the Bureau for Intellectual Property of Sint Maarten (BIP SXM).

BIP SXM is the official agency responsible for the implementation of the National Ordinance on Trademarks as well as providing information to the public about Intellectual Property. 

In close cooperation with the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property we provide an online registration system allowing the entire procedure to be considerably fast and transparant.

We register National and International trademarks, for private persons, domestic and foreign companies.

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The office consists of a professional team, who will be happy to provide you with the necessary information about trademarks, copyrights and patents and how to protect them.

We value your time and privacy. Therefore we advise you to make an appointment with us so we can schedule a meeting with one of our team members. 

Our office hours

Monday - Friday

08.30h - 12.30h 

13.30h - 16.30h

Cannegieter Street # 15 – Unit 4.1, Philipsburg
Sint Maarten, Dutch Caribbean
T +1721-543 35 00

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