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Hague Agreement

  • US and Japan join the Hague System

    February 13, 2015

    The United States and Japan have joined the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs, the WIPO-administered registry

  • WIPO launches Global Design Database

    January 15, 2015

    WIPO has unveiled a Global Design Database, which initially includes records of 185,000 records of registered industrial designs

  • A tour of the global design landscape

    October 25, 2014

    Industrial design protection is a rapidly evolving area around the world, reports Peter Leung

  • Changes afoot for Hague System

    September 16, 2014

    AIPPI Congress attendees were updated on the changes underway for designs and the Hague System during an IP Lunch Panel yesterday

  • Looking for the wow factor in designs

    May 11, 2014

    “Good morning trademark people,” began Grégoire Bisson, Director of The Hague Registry, at the Madrid System Users’ Meeting yesterday. “There’s nothing wrong with trademarks, but once you’ve worked in designs there is no going back.”

  • Korea accedes to Hague system

    April 04, 2014

    Korea’s accession to the Hague system, which provides a single application for international industrial design filings, will come into effect on July 1

  • International design filings up by a third

    April 04, 2011

    Later this month, World IP Day will celebrate the role of designers. Today, WIPO announced that international design filings grew by 33% in 2010

  • A global guide to design protection

    May 01, 2009

    Managing IP magazine asked correspondents in six jurisdictions to provide the information you need to protect your design rights

  • US Senate approves Hague Agreement

    February 01, 2008

    The US Senate has voted to ratify the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement

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