Special Union for the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (Nice Union)

Union particulière pour la classification internationale des produits et des services aux fins de l'enregistrement des marques (Union de Nice)

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URL: http://www.wipo.int/classifications/nice/en/

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Founded

1970-03-18

History

Established 1970, on the entry into force of T-XT5703 - Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks, signed 15 Jun 1957, Nice, revised 14 Jul 1967, Stockholm (Sweden); 13 May 1977, Geneva (Switzerland). Amended 1979. Some parties objected to an instrument deposited which by one interpretation brought the agreement into force on 12 Nov 1969; countries to which this agreement applies constitute a special union. A union administered by B-XB3635 - World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Aims

Establish and maintain a classification of goods and services for the purposes of registering marks.

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Structure

Assembly (meets in ordinary session every 2 years); Committee of Experts (meets every year); International Bureau.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XF4431

Last News

2009

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