Q12. What is the status of accession to major intellectual property related to treaties or institutions?

A: As of July 2019, it is as follows. () Is the year of membership

  • Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (1989)
  • Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (1990)
  • Patent Cooperation Treaty=PCT (2006)
  • Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (2007)
  • Vienna Agreement Establishing an International Classification of the Figurative Elements of Marks (2007)
  • WIPO Copyright Treaty = WCT (2012)
  • WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty = WPPT (2012)
  • Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights = TRIPS Agreement or TRIPs Agreement (2015)