World Intellectual Property Organization

Legal Texts Relevant to Trademarks

Regional Economic Integration Treaties

TitleEntity
Free Trade Agreement between Montenegro and the EFTA StatesNorway
Trans-Pacific Strategic Economic Partnership AgreementNew Zealand

WIPO-Administered Treaties

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

IP Regional Treaties

TitleEntity
Protocol amending the Benelux Convention on Intellectual PropertyBenelux Organization 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)
Agreement on Measures for the Prevention and Repression of the Use of False Trademarks and Geographical IndicationsCommonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
Bangui AgreementAfrican Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI)
Benelux Convention on Intellectual PropertyBenelux Organization for Intellectual Property (BOIP)
Agreement on Unified Principles of Regulation in the Spheres of Intellectual Property Rights ProtectionEurasian Economic Community (EURASEC)
Benelux Convention concerning TrademarksBenelux Organization for Intellectual Property (BOIP)
General Inter-American Convention for Trade Mark and Commercial ProtectionOrganization of American States (OAS)

IP-related Multilateral Treaties

TitleEntity
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)
London Protocol to the Helsinki Water ConventionUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
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)
Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement)World Trade Organization (WTO)
United Nations Convention on Jurisdictional Immunities of States and Their PropertyUnited Nations (UN)
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with DisabilitiesUnited Nations (UN)
Convention on the Rights of Persons with DisabilitiesUnited Nations (UN)
Convention and Statute on Freedom of TransitUnited Nations (UN)
Convention relating to the Status of Stateless PersonsOffice of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
Third Protocol of 1949 Geneva ConventionsInternational Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Second Protocol of 1949 Geneva ConventionsInternational Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Second 1949 Geneva Convention International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Fourth 1949 Geneva Convention International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
First Protocol of 1949 Geneva ConventionsInternational Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
First 1949 Geneva ConventionInternational Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
European Convention on State ImmunityCouncil of Europe (CE)

Regional Economic Integration Treaties

TitleEntity
North American Free Trade AgreementNAFTA Secretariat (NAFTA)
Economic Cooperation Organisation Trade AgreementEconomic Cooperation Organization Secretariat (ECO)
ASEAN Trade in Goods AgreementAssociation of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Central European Free Trade AgreementCentral European Free Trade Agreement Secretariat (CEFTA)
Free Trade Agreement between the Republic of Colombia, the Republic of Venezuela and the United Mexican StatesLatin American Integration Association (ALADI)
Caribbean Community and Common MarketCaribbean Community (CARICOM)
Andean Subregional Integration Agreement (Cartagena Agreement)Andean Community

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