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Mr. Edward Kwakwa

Mr. Edward Kwakwa
Legal Counsel
World Intellectual Property Organization

Biography Biography

Specialized Agencies and Related Organizations
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
An Introduction to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
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Specialized Agencies and Related Organizations
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
An Introduction to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
A. Legal Instruments
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, Paris, 20 March 1883 (as revised and amended in the version of 28 September 1979).

Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, Berne, 9 September 1886 (in the version as revised in Stockholm, 14 July 1967), United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 828, p. 221.

Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks, 14 April 1891 (in the version as amended on 28 September 1979).

Convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization, Stockholm, 14 July 1967, United Nations, Treaty Series, vol. 828, p. 3.

Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs, The Hague, 6 November 1925 (as revised and amended in the version of 2 July 1999).

Patent Cooperation Treaty, Washington, 19 June 1970 (as amended and modified in the version of 3 October 2001).

B. Documents
Assemblies of the Member States of WIPO, Joint Resolution Concerning Provisions on the Protection of Well-Known Marks, 4 August 1999 (A/34/13).

World Intellectual Property Organization, Joint Recommendation concerning Trademark Licenses, 2001 (Publication 835E).

World Intellectual Property Organization, Joint Recommendation Concerning Provisions on the Protection of Marks, and Other Industrial Property Rights in Signs, on the Internet, 2001 (Publication 845E).

C. References
For more information on the following references made during the lecture, see the official website of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), in particular the following links:

WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center.

WIPO Global Brand Database.

WIPO Academy.