Resitalaina o Kamupani ma mea totino tau i le mafaufau

Welcome to RCIP. Our Division is responsible for Registration of Companies and Intellectual Property (IP), and provides advice and data on companies and other legal entities to various users. As one of the focal points for the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) we process applications and co-ordinate consultations on copyright, trade mark and intellectual property issues. more

Explore RCIPís webpage to find information concerning company registration, copyright, trade marks, industrial design and different types of intellectual property here in Samoa.


COMPANIES / Kamupani
This section provides information on the business process of registering a Company Name in Samoa. Find out more

Incorporated Societies, such as sporting and social clubs, cultural groups or service groups, are registered by our Division. This section provides comprehensive information on how to register an Incorporated Society; including processes, fees, requirements and forms. Find out more

REGISTERING A TRADE MARK / Resitalaina o Faailoga o Oloa Tau Fefaatauaiga
A trade mark is a distinctive sign or symbol which is used by an individual or business to uniquely identify its products and/or services to consumers. Find out how to register a trade mark, so as to ensure your intellectual property is protected. Find out more

INDUSTRIAL DESIGN / Mamanu o Oloa Gaosia
An industrial design is the shape, configuration, pattern or ornament of a finished article made by either hand, tool or machine. This Division registers industrial designs, providing the proprietor copyright for the design during the period of registration. Find out more

Information Centre
Notice Board
Puplic Notice 2016:
27 Janurary: Incorporated Societies that have failed to Comply with obligations under the Incorprated Societies Ordinace 1952. View List here
Events Board
Major Events in 2012:
26 April: World Intellectual Property Day.


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