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Madrid Yearly Review 2013
International Registrations of Marks
Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis of the international registration of marks.
Publication year: 2013
Protecting your Marks Abroad - The Madrid System
Registering your mark internationally is the first step in protecting your commercial interests abroad, and an integral part of any successful global business strategy. The Madrid System, provides a simple, low-cost and effective means of obtaining and maintaining protection for marks in multiple countries.
Nation Branding in Countries in Transition
This Study deals with intellectual property, in particular, trademarks and geographical indications, as an instrument not only for developing a strong and distinctive brand image for national products and services but also, through such a process, for creating a strong and distinctive nation brand, in both cases, with a view of gaining a competitive advantage in domestic, regional and world markets.
Publication year: 2012
International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks (Vienna Classification) 7th edition
The Vienna Classification (VCL), established by the Vienna Agreement (1973), is an international classification of the figurative elements of marks.
Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks 2011
Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks 2010
Intellectual Property as a Policy Tool for Development
The Ethiopian Fine Coffee Designations Trade Marking & Licensing Initiative Experience
This study was commissioned by WIPO to examine the Ethiopian Fine Coffee Designations Trade Marking & Licensing Initiative. It highlights the experience gained and identifies the lessons that may be learned by Ethiopia and countries at similar stages of development. The study contributes to overcoming the prevailing erroneous perception in low-income developing countries and least developed countries that intellectual property is a matter for the developed world only, contributes to reorienting their development policies.
Publication year: 2011
Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks
The objective of the Singapore Treaty is to create a modern and dynamic international framework for the harmonization of administrative trademark registration procedures. Building on the Trademark Law Treaty of 1994 (TLT), the Singapore Treaty has a wider scope of application and addresses more recent developments in the field of communication technologies.
Genuine Goods (Manga)
This manga is the result of the Real Manga Competition held in Japan from August 3 to October 15, 2010. The competition was organized by the Japan Office of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), co-sponsored by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan and the Japan Patent Office, and supported by Kadokawa Group Publishing. The objective of the competition was to find a Japanese artist for the creation of a manga to increase awareness of the health and safety risks of counterfeit products.
Records of the Diplomatic Conference for the Adoption of a Revised Trademark Law Treaty - Singapore, 2006
These records include the texts of the Treaty, the Regulations and the Model International Forms as well as the Final Act, the Basic Proposal and a comparison of the texts of the Trademark Law Treaty (done at Geneva on October 27, 1994) and the Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks and the Regulations Thereunder.
Publication year: 2010