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The Implementation GameThe TRIPS Agreement and the Global Politics of Intellectual Property Reform in Developing Countries$

Carolyn Deere

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199550616

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199550616.001.0001

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(p.330) Appendix 2

(p.330) Appendix 2

Source:
The Implementation Game
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Oxford University Press

Timeline of international IP agreements

Agreement

Date

Topic

Paris Convention (WIPO)

1883

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

Berne Convention (WIPO)

1886

Concerning the protection of literary and artistic work

Madrid Agreement (WIPO)

1891

Concerning the international registration of marks

Hague Agreement (WIPO)

1925

Concerning the international deposit of industrial designs

Universal Copyright Convention (UNESCO)

1952

Concerning the protection of literary and artistic works

Nice Agreement (WIPO)

1957

Concerning the international classification of goods and services for the purposes of registration of marks

Lisbon Agreement (WIPO)

1958

Concerning the protection of appellations of origin and their international registration

Rome Convention (WIPO)

1961

Concerning protection of performances of performers, phonograms, producers of phonograms, and broadcasts of broadcasting organizations

Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV)

1961

Concerning protection of new varieties of plants

WIPO Convention

1967

Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization

Locarno Agreement (WIPO)

1968

Establishing a system of classification for industrial designs

Patent Cooperation Treaty (WIPO)

1970

Enabling applicants to file an ‘international’ patent application simultaneously in many countries

Phonograms Convention (WIPO)

1971

Concerning the protection of phonograms

Strasbourg Agreement (WIPO)

1971

Establishing the International Patent Classification (IPC) system

Vienna Agreement (WIPO)

1973

Establishing a system for the classification for marks

Brussels Convention (WIPO)

1974

Relating to the distribution of programme‐carrying signals transmitted by satellite

Budapest Treaty (WIPO)

1977

Concerning the international recognition of the deposit of micro‐organisms for purposes of patent procedure

Nairobi Treaty (WIPO)

1981

Concerning the protection of the Olympic symbol

Film Register Treaty (WIPO)

1989

Concerning the international registration of audio‐visual works

Washington Treaty (WIPO)

1989

Concerning the protection of integrated circuits

Madrid Protocol (WIPO)

1989

Rendering the Madrid system more flexible and more compatible with the domestic legislations of certain countries which had not been able to accede to that Agreement

Trademark Law Treaty (WIPO)

1994

Establishing more user‐friendly national and regional trademark registration systems

TRIPS Agreement (WTO)

1994

Establishing minimum international standards for WTO members for most categories of IP

Copyright Treaty (WIPO)

1996

Introducing new international rules and clarifying the interpretation of certain existing rules in order to respond to the impact of information and communication technologies on the creation and use of literary and artistic works

Performances & Phonograms Treaty (WIPO)

1996

Introducing new international rules responding to the impacts of information and communication technologies on the production and use of performances and phonograms

Patent Law Treaty (WIPO)

2000

Harmonizing and streamlining formal procedures in respect of national and regional patent applications