Function and Role of the Liberia Industrial Property Office

  • Protect and promote the works of inventors and innovators through the Industrial Property laws of Liberia in collaboration with conventions, protocols and treaties relative to intellectual property rights protection to which Liberia is signatory;
  • Assure that all invented works; innovative works are registered and protected at the advantage of the owners;
  • Assure that the owners of such works benefit justly from their sale;
  • Assure that Government benefits from tax deduction of royalties earned from the sale of such works.
  • The Industrial Property Office (IPO) registers and protects patents, trademarks, service names, industrial designs, traditional knowledge (herb, etc.) geographic Indications
  • Encourage quality control and fair competition in the sale of copyright products and services.

Robert Y. Mezzeh
Acting Director-General
Cell: (+231) 886 525 562