Estonia - Country Commercial Guide
Protecting Intellectual Property
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Estonia maintains a robust intellectual property rights (IPR) regime, and rights are protected under local laws.  Estonia is not included in USTR’s Special 301 Report or Notorious Markets List.

In any foreign market, companies should consider several general principles for effective protection of their intellectual property. For background, our article on Protecting Intellectual Property and provide more resources.

  • U.S. Embassy Tallinn Economic Officer Nina Horowitz is the primary IPR contact for Estonia.
  • The USPTO IP Attaché for Europe can assist with IP matters in Estonia and regionally.
  • For more information, contact ITA’s Office of Standards and Intellectual Property Rights (OSIP) Director, Stevan Mitchell.

To access the Estonian Investment Climate Statement, which includes information on the protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights, visit the U.S. Department of State Investment Climate Statement website.