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This paper proposes a novel content-based image watermarking method based on invariant regions of an image. The invariant regions are self-adaptive image patches that deform with geometric transformations. Three different invariant-region detection methods based on the scale-space representation of an image were considered for watermarking. At each invariant region, the watermark is embedded after geometric normalization according to the shape of the region. By binding watermarking with invariant regions, resilience against geometric transformations can be readily obtained. Experimental results show that the proposed method is robust against various image processing steps, including geometric transformations, cropping, filtering, and JPEG compression.