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AFGHANISTAN (AF) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
ALBANIA (AL) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No No No No
ALGERIA (DZ) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No Yes
ANDORRA (AD) No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
ANGOLA (AO) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA (AG) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
ARABPAT (AB ) N/A No No No No No No No No No No Yes No
ARGENTINA (AR) LATIPAT Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No
ARIPO (AP) N/A Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
ARMENIA (AM) EAPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No No Yes No
ASEAN (AS) N/A No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No No Yes No
AUSTRALIA (AU) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
AUSTRIA (AT) EPO Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No
AZERBAIJAN (AZ) EAPO No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
BAHAMAS (BS) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
BAHRAIN (BH) GCC No No No No No No No No No No No No
BANGLADESH (BD) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
BARBADOS (BB) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
BELARUS (BY) EAPO Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No No Yes No
BELGIUM (BE) EPO Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
BELIZE (BZ) No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
BENIN (BJ) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
BHUTAN (BT) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
BOLIVIA (Plurinational State of) (BO) LATIPAT No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (BA) No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
BOTSWANA (BW) ARIPO No No No No No No No No No No No No
BRAZIL (BR) LATIPAT Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
BRUNEI DARUSSALAM (BN) ASEAN No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
BULGARIA (BG) EPO Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No No
BURKINA FASO (BF) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
BURUNDI (BI) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
CABO VERDE (CV) No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
CAMBODIA (KH) ASEAN No No No No No No No No No No No No
CAMEROON (CM) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
CANADA (CA) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC (CF) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
CHAD (TD) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
CHILE (CL) LATIPAT Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No No
CHINA (CN)

Hong Kong, China (HK)

Macao, China (MO)
No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No
No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No
COLOMBIA (CO) LATIPAT Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
COMOROS (KM) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
CONGO (CG) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
COOK ISLANDS (CK) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
COSTA RICA (CR) LATIPAT No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
CÔTE D'IVOIRE (CI) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
CROATIA (HR) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No
CUBA (CU) LATIPAT No Yes No No No No No No No No Yes No
CYPRUS (CY) EPO No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
CZECH REPUBLIC (CZ) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF KOREA (KP) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO (CD) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
DENMARK (DK) EPO Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
DJIBOUTI (DJ) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
DOMINICA (DM) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC (DO) LATIPAT Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
ECUADOR (EC) LATIPAT No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
EURASIAN PATENT ORGANIZATION - EAPO (EA) N/A Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No N/A Yes No
EGYPT (EG) ARABPAT Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
EL SALVADOR (SV) LATIPAT Yes No No No No No No Yes No No No No
EQUATORIAL GUINEA (GQ) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
ERITREA (ER) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE - EPO (EP) N/A Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
ESTONIA (EE) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No
ESWATINI (SZ) ARIPO No No No No No No No No No No No No
ETHIOPIA (ET) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
FIJI (FJ) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
FINLAND (FI) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
FRANCE (FR) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
GABON (GA) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
GAMBIA (GM) ARIPO No No No No No No No No No No No No
GULF COOPERATION COUNCIL (GCC) N/A Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No
GEORGIA (GE) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No
GERMANY (DE) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
GHANA (GH) ARIPO No No No No No No No No No No No No
GREECE (GR) EPO Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No
GRENADA (GD) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
GUATEMALA (GT) LATIPAT Yes No No No No No No Yes No No No No
GUINEA (GN) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
GUINEA-BISSAU (GW) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
GUYANA (GY) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
HAITI (HT) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
HOLY SEE (VA) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
HONDURAS (HN) LATIPAT No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
HUNGARY (HU) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
ICELAND (IS) EPO Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No No No No
INDIA (IN) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
INDONESIA (ID) ASEAN Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No
IRAN (Islamic Republic of) (IR) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
IRAQ (IQ) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
IRELAND (IE) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
ISRAEL (IL) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
ITALY (IT) EPO Yes No No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
JAMAICA (JM) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
JAPAN (JP) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
JORDAN (JO) ARABPAT No No No No No No No No No No No No
KAZAKHSTAN (KZ) EAPO Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No No No Yes
KENYA (KE) ARIPO No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
KIRIBATI (KI) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
KUWAIT (KW) GCC No No No No No No No No No No No No
KYRGYZSTAN (KG) EAPO No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
LAO PEOPLE'S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC (LA) ASEAN No No No No No No No No No No No No
LATIPAT (LP) N/A Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
LATVIA (LV) EPO No Yes No No No No No No No Yes No No
LEBANON (LB) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
LESOTHO (LS) ARIPO No No No No No No No No No No No No
LIBERIA (LR) ARIPO No No No No No No No No No No No No
LIBYA (LY) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
LIECHTENSTEIN (LI) EPO Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No
LITHUANIA (LT) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
LUXEMBOURG (LU) EPO Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
MADAGASCAR (MG) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
MALAWI (MW) ARIPO No No No No No No No No No No No No
MALAYSIA (MY) ASEAN Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No No No Yes
MALDIVES (MV) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
MALI (ML) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
MALTA (MT) EPO Yes Yes No No No No No No No No No No
MARSHALL ISLANDS No No No No No No No No No No No No No
MAURITANIA (MR) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
MAURITIUS (MU) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
MEXICO (MX) LATIPAT Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes No
MICRONESIA (Federated States of) (FM) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
MONACO (MC) EPO No No No No No No No No No No No No
MONGOLIA (MN) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes
MONTENEGRO (ME) No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No No No No
MOROCCO (MA) ARABPAT Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
MOZAMBIQUE (MZ) ARIPO No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
MYANMAR (MM) ASEAN No No No No No No No No No No No No
NAMIBIA (NA) ARIPO No No No No No No No No No No No No
NAURU (NR) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
NEPAL (NP) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
NETHERLANDS (NL) EPO Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No
NEW ZEALAND (NZ) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
NICARAGUA (NI) LATIPAT No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
NIGER (NE) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
NIGERIA (NG) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
NIUE (NU) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
NORTH MACEDONIA (MK) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No No No No
NORWAY (NO) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
OAPI (OA) N/A No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
OMAN (OM) GCC No No No No No No No No No No No No
PAKISTAN (PK) No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No No No No
PALAU (PW) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
Palestine No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
PANAMA (PA) LATIPAT Yes Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No
PAPUA NEW GUINEA (PG) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
PARAGUAY (PY) LATIPAT Yes Yes No No Yes Yes No Yes No No No No
PERU (PE) LATIPAT Yes No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes
PHILIPPINES (PH) ASEAN Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No No Yes No
POLAND (PL) EPO Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
PORTUGAL (PT) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
QATAR (QA) GCC No No No No No No No No No No No No
REPUBLIC OF KOREA (KR) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
REPUBLIC OF MOLDOVA (MD) EAPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
ROMANIA (RO) EPO Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No No No No Yes No
RUSSIAN FEDERATION (RU) EAPO Yes Yes No No No No No Yes No No Yes Yes
RWANDA (RW) ARIPO No Yes No No No No No No No Yes No No
SAINT KITTS AND NEVIS (KN) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
SAINT LUCIA (LC) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
SAINT VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES (VC) No No No No No No No No No No No Yes No
SAMOA (WS) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
SAN MARINO (SM) EPO No Yes No No No No No No No No Yes No
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE (ST) ARIPO No No No No No No No No No No No No
SAUDI ARABIA (SA) GCC,
ARABPAT
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No
SENEGAL (SN) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
SERBIA (RS) EPO Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
SEYCHELLES (SC) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
SIERRA LEONE (SL) ARIPO No No No No No No No No No No No No
SINGAPORE (SG) ASEAN Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
SLOVAKIA (SK) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
SLOVENIA (SI) EPO Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No Yes Yes No
SOLOMON ISLANDS (SB) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
SOMALIA (SO) ARIPO No No No No No No No No No No No No
SOUTH AFRICA (ZA) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No No Yes
SOUTH SUDAN (SS) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
SPAIN (ES) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
SRI LANKA (LK) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
SUDAN (SD) ARIPO No No No No No No No No No No No No
SURINAME (SR) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
SWEDEN (SE) EPO Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
SWITZERLAND (CH) EPO Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No
SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC (SY) No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
TAJIKISTAN (TJ) EAPO No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
THAILAND (TH) ASEAN Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No
TIMOR-LESTE (TL) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
TOGO (TG) OAPI No No No No No No No No No No No No
TONGA (TO) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO (TT) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
TUNISIA (TN) ARABPAT Yes No No No Yes No No Yes No No Yes No
TURKEY (TR) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No
TURKMENISTAN (TM) EAPO No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
TUVALU (TV) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
UGANDA (UG) ARIPO No No No No No No No No No No No No
UKRAINE (UA) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes Yes
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES (AE) GCC No No No No No No No No No No No No
UNITED KINGDOM (GB) EPO Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA (TZ) ARIPO No No No No No No No No No No No No
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (US) No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
URUGUAY (UY) LATIPAT Yes Yes No No Yes No Yes Yes Yes No Yes No
UZBEKISTAN (UZ) No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No
VANUATU (VU) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
VENEZUELA (Bolivarian Republic of) (VE) LATIPAT Yes Yes No No Yes No No Yes No No Yes No
VIET NAM (VN) ASEAN Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No No Yes No
WIPO (WO) N/A Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes
YEMEN (YE) No No No No No No No No No No No No No
ZAMBIA (ZM) ARIPO No No No No No No No No No No No No
ZIMBABWE (ZW) ARIPO No No No No No No No No No No No No

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Last updated: September 2018

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