The National Center for Intellectual Property is a state institution performs the functions of a patent authority in Belarus.

Main activities:

- examination of applications and issuance of patents and certificates of protection for industrial property objects

- registration of contracts (licensing, assignment, franchising)

- maintenance of state registers on intellectual property rights objects

- ensuring the protection and protection of the rights of authors and other owners of copyright and related rights, managing their rights on a collective basis

- information and methodological activities in the field of intellectual property

- training of specialists