23 International Treaties
Administered by WIPO
The following list is taken from Musungu and Dutfield (2003), which also provides a short summary of what each treaty does. The list is correct as at 23 May 2007.
|Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (1886)||163 Contracting Parties.|
|Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme-Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite (1974)||30 Contracting Parties.|
|Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms against Unauthorised Duplication of Their Phonograms (1971)||76 Contacting Parties.|
|Madrid Agreement for the Repression of False or Deceptive Indications of Source on Goods (1891)||35 Contracting Parties.|
|Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol (1981)||46 Contracting Parties.|
|Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (1883)||171 Contracting Parties.|
|Patent Law Treaty (PLT) (2000 – not yet in force)||14 Contracting Parties (45 countries and the European Patent Organisation have signed the treaty but are yet to ratify it).|
|Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations (1961)||86 Contracting Parties.|
|Trademark Law Treaty (TLT) (1994)||38 Contracting Parties.|
|WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) (1996)||64 Contracting Parties.|
|WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT) (1996)||62 Contracting Parties.|
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Publication information: Book title: The Future Control of Food: A Guide to International Negotiations and Rules on Intellectual Property, Biodiversity, and Food Security. Contributors: Geoff Tansey - Editor, Tasmin Rajotte - Editor. Publisher: International Development Research Centre. Place of publication: Ottawa. Publication year: 2008. Page number: 247.
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