Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks

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Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks
  Signed, but not ratified
  Parties, convention not in force
Signed 27 March 2006
Location Singapore
Effective 16 March 2009
Condition 10 ratifications
Signatories 59
Parties 45
Depositary Director-General of the World Intellectual Property Organization
Languages English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Russian and Spanish

The Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks was adopted in Singapore on March 27, 2006.[1] It entered into force on March 16, 2009,[2] following the ratification or accession of ten countries, namely Singapore, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Romania, Denmark, Latvia, Kyrgyzstan, United States, Moldova, and Australia.[3] The treaty establishes common standards for procedural aspects of trademark registration and licensing.

As of July 2016, there are 45 contracting parties to the treaty, which includes 43 states plus the African Intellectual Property Organization and the Benelux Organization for Intellectual Property.[4]


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