Legal Texts Relevant to Industrial Designs

Regional Economic Integration Treaties

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

WIPO-Administered Treaties

TitleEntity
WIPO ConventionWorld Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Paris ConventionWorld Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Locarno AgreementWorld Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Hague AgreementWorld Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

IP Regional Treaties

TitleEntity
Benelux Convention on Intellectual PropertyBenelux Organization for Intellectual Property (BOIP)
Harare Protocol (ARIPO)African Regional Industrial Property Organization (ARIPO)
Lusaka Agreement (ARIPO)African Regional Industrial Property Organization (ARIPO)
ASEAN Framework Agreement on Intellectual Property CooperationAssociation of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Bangui AgreementAfrican Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI)
Agreement on Unified Principles of Regulation in the Spheres of Intellectual Property Rights ProtectionEurasian Economic Community (EURASEC)
Protocol of 22 July 2010 amending the Benelux Convention on Intellectual PropertyBenelux Organization for Intellectual Property (BOIP)
Protocol of 21 May 2014 amending the Benelux Convention on Intellectual Property (Trademarks and Designs)Benelux Organization for Intellectual Property (BOIP)
Protocol of 16 December 2014 amending the Benelux Convention on Intellectual Property (trademarks and designs), with regard to opposition and the introduction of administrative cancellation and invalidation procedures against trademarksBenelux Organization for Intellectual Property (BOIP)
Protocol of 11 December 2017 amending the Benelux Convention on Intellectual Property (trademarks and designs), with regard to the implementation of the directive (EU) 2015/2436Benelux Organization for Intellectual Property (BOIP)
Protocol Amending the Benelux Designs LawBenelux Organization for Intellectual Property (BOIP)
Benelux Designs Convention (of October 25, 1966)Benelux Organization for Intellectual Property (BOIP)

IP-related Multilateral Treaties

TitleEntity
Convention relating to the Status of Stateless PersonsOffice of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)
United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL)
Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement)World Trade Organization (WTO)
Convention on the Rights of Persons with DisabilitiesUnited Nations (UN)
Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with DisabilitiesUnited Nations (UN)
European Convention on State ImmunityCouncil of Europe (CE)

Regional Economic Integration Treaties

TitleEntity
Free Trade Agreement between the Republic of Colombia, the Republic of Venezuela and the United Mexican StatesLatin American Integration Association (ALADI)
Economic Cooperation Organisation Trade AgreementEconomic Cooperation Organization Secretariat (ECO)
Caribbean Community and Common MarketCaribbean Community (CARICOM)
Agreement establishing the ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade AreaAssociation of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
Central European Free Trade AgreementCentral European Free Trade Agreement Secretariat (CEFTA)