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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History

Established 18 Mar 1970, on the entry into force of Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks, signed 15 June 1957, Nice, revised 14 July 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 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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Activities

Knowledge management/information dissemination; management of treaties and agreements: Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks.

Structure

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Languages

English, French.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 1 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 85 countries
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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Services
  • Commerce
    • Merchandise
  • Research, Standards
    • Trademarks
    • Registry
  • Informatics, Classification
    • Classification
  • Purpose
    • Purpose

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

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

UIA Org ID

F4431

Last News Received

20. Sep 2018
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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