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Registrar General's Office

Registrar General’s Office (R.G.O) also known as the IP Office of Lesotho is a section within the Attorney General’s Chambers, under the Ministry of Justice and Law and Parliamentary Affairs.

Mission Statement

· To provide prompt, efficient and effective legal services to Government Ministries, Departments, Agencies and the nation at large. 


· Registration of legal rights pertaining to Patents, Trademarks, and Designs (Industrial property rights), societies, marriages, citizenships and publications.

· Registration of societies

· Registration of marriages

· Registration of citizenships

· Registration of publications  

· Collection of revenue for the government

· The Office is also the custodian of national records relating to the above-mentioned documents.                                           


·The Office is headed by the Registrar General, assisted by the Deputy Registrar General


·Rights holders

·The Government

·The general public


·African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO)

·World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)