Paris Convention

Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

 

Article 1 - [Union; Scope]


Article 2 - [National treatment]

 
Article 3 - [Same treatment for non-Union nationals]

 

Article 4 - [Industrial property, priority rights, divisonals]

 

Article 4bis - [Patents, independence]

 

Article 4ter - Mention of inventor]

 

Article 4quater - [Patents: restrictions of sale]

 

Article 5 - [Import, failure to to work, compulsory license, etc]

 

Article 5bis - [All Industrial Property Rights: Period of Grace for the Payment of Fees for the Maintenance of Rights; Patents: Restoration

 

Article 5ter - [Patents: Patented Devices Forming Part of Vessels, Aircraft, or Land Vehicles]

 

Article 5quater - [Patents: Importation of Products Manufactured by a Process Patented in the Importing Country]

 
Article 5quinquies - [Industrial Designs]


Article 6 - [Marks: Conditions of Registration; Independence of Protection of Same Mark in Different Countries]

 

Article 6bis - [Marks - Well-Known Marks]

 

Article 6ter - [Marks: Prohibitions concerning State Emblems, Official Hallmarks, and Emblems of Intergovernmental Organizations]

 

Article 6quater - [Marks: Assignment of Marks]

 

Article 6quinquies - [Marks: Protection of Marks Registered in One Country of the Union in the Other Countries of the Union]

 

Article 6sexies - [Marks: Service Marks]

 

Article 6septies - [Marks: Registration in the Name of the Agent or Representative of the Proprietor Without the Latter’s Authorization]

 

Article 7 - [Marks: Nature of the Goods to which the Mark is Applied]

 

Article 7bis - [Marks: Collective Marks]

 

Article 8 - [Trade Names]

 

Article 9 - [Marks, Trade Names: Seizure, on Importation, etc., of Goods Unlawfully Bearing a Mark or Trade Name]

 
Article 10 - [False Indications: Seizure, on Importation, etc., of Goods Bearing False Indications as to their Source or the Identity of the Producer]

 

Article 10bis - [Unfair Competition]

 
Article 10ter - [Marks, Trade Names, False Indications, Unfair Competition: Remedies, Right to Sue]

 

Article 11 - [Inventions, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Marks: Temporary Protection at Certain International Exhibitions]

 
Article 12 - [Special National Industrial Property Services]

 

Article 13 - [Assembly of the Union]

 
Article 14 - [Executive Committee]

 
Article 15 -[International Bureau]

 
Article 16 - [Finances]

 

Article 17 - [Amendment of Articles 13 to 17]

 

Article 18 - [Revision of Articles 1 to 12 and 18 to 30]

 
Article 19 - [Special Agreements]

 

Article 20 - [Ratification or Accession by Countries of the Union; Entry Into Force]

 
Article 21 - [Accession by Countries Outside the Union; Entry Into Force]

 

Article 22 - Consequences of Ratification or Accession]

 

Article 23 - [Accession to Earlier Acts]

 
Article 24 - [Territories]

 

Article 25 - [Implementation of the Convention on the Domestic Level]

 

Article 26 - [Denunciation]

 

Article 27 - [Application of Earlier Acts]

 

Article 28 - [Disputes]

 

Article 29 - [Signature, Languages, Depositary Functions]

 

Article 30 - [Transitional Provisions]

 

Disclaimer

Text in force at 01-01-2019. The text can be verified at wipo.int. Titles of articles have been added for convenience, but are lacking in the official text, IP-PorTal.