Information Centre for Intellectual Property - INCENTIV
INCENTIV is a public information-service centre of the State Intellectual Property Office and a member of the European network of PATLIB centres, which provides professional information assistance to all who want to protect effectively, use or manage intellectual property, respectively.
Irrespective of whether your activity is based on the development or use of new technologies or the offer of new and distinctive goods or services or not, a continuous business success in the modern business environment requires a good management of one’s own intellectual property or an authorized use of somebody else’s one, respectively.
INCENTIV provides free of charge professional information on how to protect one’s own intellectual property in the home country and abroad, how to use legally somebody else’s intellectual property rights and how to avoid the infringement of such rights.
In addition to professional information, INCENTIV provides professional services of searching the funds containing the registered industrial property, as well as services of specialized library and reading room.
The services at INCENTIV are provided by the employees of INCENTIV and other experts of the State Intellectual Property Office whose competence is based on their education at the relevant world intellectual property offices and practical experience acquired in the intellectual property protection procedures.