The following agreements are open to States Parties to the Paris Agreement on the Protection of Industrial Property (1883). The instruments of ratification or accession are to be filed with the Director General of WIPO. Benefits: – Membership should inspire the confidence of foreign investors in the protection of IPs in India. – Membership will also facilitate the exercise of rights in decision-making processes with regard to the revision and revision of classifications under the agreement. – It will allow Indian designs, elements and goods to be included in international classification systems. By balancing the interests of innovators with the public interest, the IP system aims to promote an environment conducive to creativity and innovation. Provides for international trademark registration by a request that can cover more than one country. In September 2020, China blocked the Wikimedia Foundation on the grounds that a Wikimedia subsidiary in Taiwan had observer status at WIPO. The Chinese statement states: “There is reason to believe that this foundation has carried out political activities through its member organizations that could undermine the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the state.” [18] – The trade union cabinet approved India`s proposal to join the Nice, Vienna and Locarno agreements, which would harmonize classification systems for the review of trademark and design applications in accordance with global systems. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is a global body that promotes and protects intellectual property rights. 1978 – Wipo publishes its first global IP report on the evolution of the face of innovation, the first report of its kind from the new Office of the Chief Economist, to the Patent Cooperation Cooperation System (PCT) published in December 2011.

[23] WIPO is also co-chair of the Global Innovation Index. [24] Two secretariats, created for the management of the Paris and Berne Conventions, jointly form the International Office for the Protection of Intellectual Property (BIRPI). WIPO currently has 193 member states[12] including 190 UN member states and the Cook Islands, the Holy See and Niue; Palestine has permanent observer status. [13] The only non-members are the Federated States of Micronesia, Palau and South Sudan. . On 7 June 2019, Mr. Gurry received Ambassador Rajiv K. Chander, India`s Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other international organizations in Geneva, the instruments for India`s accession to the Nice Agreement, the Nice Agreement and the Locarno Agreement. The contracts will enter into force for India on September 7, 2019. India has signed three WIPO contracts to facilitate the search for industrial brands and designs and to assist brand owners and designers in their efforts to obtain protection for their own work. The accessions underscore India`s strong multilateral commitment to the World Intellectual Property Organization, said Francis Gurry, WIPO Director-General. “WIPO is dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international IP system that rewards creativity, encourages innovation and contributes to economic development while preserving the public interest.

India becomes the 34th member of the Viennese Agreement. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) was established with the intention of performing the following functions: WIPO was formally created by the Convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization, which came into force on 26 April 1970. [14] This date is celebrated annually as World Intellectual Property Day, which will raise awareness of the importance of intellectual property.