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Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

The Paris Convention, adopted in 1883, applies to industrial property in the widest sense, including patents, trademarks, industrial designs, utility models, service marks, trade names, geographical indications and the repression of unfair competition. This international agreement was the first major step taken to help creators ensure that their intellectual works were protected in other countries.

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Additional information

  • Guide to the Application of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property as Revised at Stockholm in 1967
  • Article 6ter

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