World Trade Organization (WTO) - Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement) (1994)
|Date of Text||Adopted on April 15, 1994 at Marrakesh|
Entry into force on January 1, 1995
|Host Institution:||World Trade Organization (WTO)|
|Subject Matter||Competition, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Geographical Indications, Industrial Designs, Industrial Property, Layout Designs of Integrated Circuits, Other, Patents (Inventions), Plant Variety Protection, Trade Names, Trademarks, Transfer of Technology, Undisclosed Information (Trade Secrets), Utility Models|
"This Agreement constitutes Annex 1C of the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization (hereinafter referred to as the "WTO Agreement"), which was concluded on April 15, 1994, and entered into force on January 1, 1995. The TRIPS Agreement binds all Members of the WTO (see Article II.2 of the WTO Agreement)."