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Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs

Adopted by the Diplomatic Conference on July 2, 1999

INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS

  • Article 1: Abbreviated Expressions
  • Article 2: Applicability of Other Protection Accorded by Laws of Contracting Parties and by Certain International Treaties<

CHAPTER I: INTERNATIONAL APPLICATION AND INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION

  • Article 3: Entitlement to File an International Application
  • Article 4: Procedure for Filing the International Application
  • Article 5: Contents of the International Application
  • Article 6: Priority
  • Article 7: Designation Fees
  • Article 8: Correction of Irregularities
  • Article 9: Filing Date of the International Application
  • Article 10: International Registration, Date of the International Registration, Publication and Confidential Copies of the International Registration
  • Article 11: Deferment of Publication
  • Article 12: Refusal
  • Article 13: Special Requirements Concerning Unity of Design
  • Article 14: Effects of the International Registration
  • Article 15: Invalidation
  • Article 16: Recording of Changes and Other Matters Concerning International Registrations
  • Article 17: Initial Term and Renewal of the International Registration and Duration of Protection
  • Article 18: Information Concerning Published International Registrations

CHAPTER II: ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

CHAPTER III: REVISION AND AMENDMENT

CHAPTER IV: FINAL PROVISIONS

AGREED STATEMENTS BY THE DIPLOMATIC CONFERENCE REGARDING THE GENEVA ACT AND THE REGULATIONS UNDER THE GENEVA ACT

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