World Intellectual Property Organization

Legal Texts Relevant to Trademarks

Regional Economic Integration Treaties

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Free Trade Agreement between Montenegro and the EFTA StatesNorway

WIPO-Administered Treaties

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Madrid ProtocolWorld Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
WIPO ConventionWorld Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Nairobi TreatyWorld Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Singapore TreatyWorld Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Madrid Agreement (Marks)World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Paris ConventionWorld Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Vienna AgreementWorld Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Trademark Law TreatyWorld Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Nice AgreementWorld Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

IP Regional Treaties

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Agreement on Unified Principles of Regulation in the Spheres of Intellectual Property Rights ProtectionEurasian Economic Community (EURASEC)
Agreement on Measures for the Prevention and Repression of the Use of False Trademarks and Geographical IndicationsCommonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
Protocol amending the Benelux Convention on Intellectual PropertyBenelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP)
Benelux Convention on Intellectual PropertyBenelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP)
Benelux Convention concerning TrademarksBenelux Office for Intellectual Property (BOIP)
ASEAN Framework Agreement on Intellectual Property CooperationAssociation of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Lusaka Agreement (ARIPO)African Regional Industrial Property Organization (ARIPO)
Banjul Protocol (ARIPO)African Regional Industrial Property Organization (ARIPO)
Central American Agreement for the Protection of Industrial Property (Marks, Trade Names and Advertising Slogans or Signs)Organization of Central American States (ODECA)
General Inter-American Convention for Trade Mark and Commercial ProtectionOrganization of American States (OAS)
Bangui Agreement African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI)

IP-related Multilateral Treaties

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London Protocol to the Helsinki Water ConventionUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
Second 1949 Geneva Convention International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Second Protocol of 1949 Geneva ConventionsInternational Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Third Protocol of 1949 Geneva ConventionsInternational Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
European Convention on State ImmunityCouncil of Europe (CE)
First 1949 Geneva ConventionInternational Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
First Protocol of 1949 Geneva ConventionsInternational Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement)World Trade Organization (WTO)
Convention relating to the Status of Stateless PersonsOffice of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Convention and Statute on Freedom of TransitUnited Nations (UN)
Convention on the Rights of Persons with DisabilitiesUnited Nations (UN)
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with DisabilitiesUnited Nations (UN)
United Nations Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their PropertyUnited Nations (UN)
Convention on Transit Trade of Land-locked StatesUnited Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD)
Helsinki Water ConventionUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
Kiev Protocol to the Aarhus ConventionUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
Fourth 1949 Geneva Convention International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Agreement on the Importation of Educational, Scientific and Cultural MaterialsUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Protocol to the Agreement on the Importation of Educational, Scientific or Cultural MaterialsUnited Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco ControlWorld Health Organization (WHO)

Regional Economic Integration Treaties

TitleEntity
Caribbean Community and Common MarketCaribbean Community (CARICOM)
Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership AgreementTrans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership
Central European Free Trade AgreementCentral European Free Trade Agreement Secretariat (CEFTA)
Economic Cooperation Organisation Trade Agreement Economic Cooperation Organization Secretariat (ECO)
ASEAN Trade in Goods AgreementAssociation of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Andean Subregional Integration Agreement (Cartagena Agreement)Andean Community
North American Free Trade AgreementNAFTA Secretariat (NAFTA)

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