International Union for the Protection of Industrial Property (Paris Union)

Union internationale pour la protection de la propriété industrielle (Union de Paris)
Unión Internacional para la Protección de la Propiedad Industrial (Unión de Paris)

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1883-03-20 Paris France


Established by T-XT0063 - Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, 1883, revised: Brussels (Belgium) 4 Dec 1900; Washington DC (USA) 2 Jun 1911; The Hague (Netherlands) 6 Nov 1925; 2 Jun London (UK) 1934; Lisbon (Portugal) 31 Oct 1958; Stockholm (Sweden) 14 Jul 1967. Amended 1979. Both the Paris Union and its Convention come within the framework of B-XB3635 - World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The Convention provides for all or any of the member States to conclude separate, special agreements on particular aspects of industrial property. These are:

Each of these treaties has its own union, these being described separately. Specialized agency of: A-XA3375 - United Nations (UN).


Ensure and develop the international protection of industrial property including patents, marks, industrial designs, utility models, trade names, geographical indications, and the repression of unfair competition.


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GOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 12: Responsible Consumption and Production



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