Our office location in Port Vila


Vanuatu Intellectual Property Office (VanIPO) was established in January 2012 by a Ministerial Order and is a new unit under the Ministry of Tourism, Trade & Industry. VanIPO currently has 10 staffs – the Registrar, a Admin and Finance Officer, an IT Officer, 1 Senior Trademark Officer, 3 Trademark Officers and 1 Senior Patents and Designs Officer, a Traditional Knowledge officer and 1 senior Copyright Officer.

The VanIPO exist as a registry that keeps a record of Trademarks, Designs, Patents, Copyright and those who are engaged in providing goods and services in Vanuatu. .