Resources
Back

Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

The Paris Convention (PC) established in 1884 is one of the most widely adopted industrial property treaties worldwide with 173 contracting parties. It covers the principles of national treatment, right of priority and contains harmonising rules and ensures the nationals of any signatory country a minimum of protection of their rights in all other signatory countries. These rights include the protection of well-known marks, protection of trade names and claims deriving from unfair competition.

Add to my resources
Document type: EU IP Law
Categories: Trademarks | General IP Protection and Enforcement | Designs
Tags: R&D
Making body: Contracting Parties
Law Type: Convention
Effective Start Date: 28 Sep 1979
Access available: Freely available
Help us improve relevance, accuracy, and classification of our database!
Out-of-date? Misplaced? Suggest other tag?
Quality/Correction?
Let us know

 

European Commission (EC) The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
In Partnership with the EPO
European Patent Office (EPO)

IP Key is co-financed by the European Union and the European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

It is implemented by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) in cooperation with the European Patent Office (EPO). The contents of this website can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Join us now?
CREATE AN ACCOUNT
For full access to the IP databases and activities.
Later