World Intellectual Property Organization

World Trade Organization (WTO) - Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement) (1994)

Date of TextAdopted on April 15, 1994 at Marrakesh
Entry into force on January 1, 1995
Host Institution:World Trade Organization (WTO)
MembersContracting Parties/Signatories
Subject MatterCompetition, 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
Notes

"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)."

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English

World Trade Organization (WTO) - Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement) (Authentic text) World Trade Organization (WTO) - Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement) (Authentic text), Complete document (pdf) [150 KB] World Trade Organization (WTO) - Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement) (Authentic text), Certified copy (pdf) [2344 KB] Certified copy 1 World Trade Organization (WTO) - Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement) (Authentic text), Complete document (html) [97 KB]

French

Organisation mondiale du commerce (OMC) - Accord sur les aspects des droits de propriété intellectuelle qui touchent au commerce (Accord sur les ADPIC) (Texte authentique) Organisation mondiale du commerce (OMC) - Accord sur les aspects des droits de propriété intellectuelle qui touchent au commerce (Accord sur les ADPIC) (Texte authentique), Complete document (pdf) [161 KB] Organisation mondiale du commerce (OMC) - Accord sur les aspects des droits de propriété intellectuelle qui touchent au commerce (Accord sur les ADPIC) (Texte authentique), Complete document (html) [112 KB]

Russian

Соглашение по торговым аспектам прав интеллектуальной собственности (Соглашение ТРИПС) Соглашение по торговым аспектам прав интеллектуальной собственности (Соглашение ТРИПС), Complete document (pdf) [308 KB]

Spanish

Organización Mundial del Comercio (OMC) - Acuerdo sobre los aspectos de los derechos de propiedad intelectual relacionados con el comercio (ADPIC) Organización Mundial del Comercio (OMC) - Acuerdo sobre los aspectos de los derechos de propiedad intelectual relacionados con el comercio (ADPIC), Complete document (pdf) [159 KB] Organización Mundial del Comercio (OMC) - Acuerdo sobre los aspectos de los derechos de propiedad intelectual relacionados con el comercio (ADPIC), Complete document (html) [108 KB]

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