Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks
Signed, but not ratified
Parties, convention not in force
||27 March 2006
||16 March 2009
||Director-General of the World Intellectual Property Organization
||English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish
The Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks was adopted in Singapore on March 27, 2006. It entered into force on March 16, 2009, following the ratification or accession of ten countries, namely Singapore, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Romania, Denmark, Latvia, Kyrgyzstan, United States of America, Republic of Moldova, and Australia. The treaty establishes common standards for procedural aspects of trademark registration and licensing.
As of June 2013, there are 30 contracting parties with the treaty in force.
- ^ WIPO, Negotiators adopt Singapore Treaty to facilitate international trademark registration, Press Release 442, Geneva/Singapore, March 28, 2006.
- ^ WIPO, Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks to Enter into Force in 2009, PR/2008/581, Geneva, December 17, 2008.
- ^ Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Consulted on December 25, 2008.
- ^ World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Contracting Parties>Singapore Treaty (as of June 8, 2012).