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The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) in 1996
Comprehensive facts, figures and analysis of the international patent system.
Publication year: 1997
Vienna Agreement establishing an International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks
The Vienna Agreement establishes a classification for marks which consist of or contain figurative elements. The competent offices of the Contracting States must indicate in the official documents and publications relating to registrations and renewals of marks the appropriate symbols of the Classification.
Implications of the TRIPS Agreement on treaties administered by WIPO
This study examines each of the 73 articles of the TRIPS Agreement. Where an article has implications for a WIPO administered treaty, there is an in-depth examination of that article, pointing out possible changes in the obligations of a state. This study does not constitute an official interpretation of the WIPO administered treaties nor of the TRIPS Agreement.
Publication year: 1996
The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) in 1995
Agreement Between the World Intellectual Property Organization and the World Trade Organization
Provisions mentioned in the TRIPS Agreement of the Paris Convention (1967), the Berne Convention (1971), the Rome Convention (1961), the Treaty on Intellectual Property in Respect of Integrated Circuits (1989), the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade 1994 (GATT) and the WTO Dispute Settlement Understanding (1994).
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT)
The Treaty deals with intellectual property rights of two categories of beneficiary: (i) performers (actors, singers, musicians, etc.), and (ii) producers of phonograms (the persons or legal entities who or which take the initiative and have the responsibility for the fixation of the sounds).
WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT)
The Treaty mentions two subject matters to be protected by copyright, (i) computer programs, whatever may be the mode or form of their expression, and (ii) compilations of data or other material (databases), in any form, which by reason of the selection or arrangement of their contents constitute intellectual creations. Where a database does not constitute such a creation, it is outside the scope of this Treaty.
WIPO - General Rules of Procedure (Bilingual)
This publication outlines the general rules of procedure of WIPO.