The Berne Convention is one of the major international agreements on copyright. The first agreement was signed in 1886, but the most recent revision took place in Paris in 1971.
A UNESCO conference in 1952 held in Geneva led to the adoption of the Universal Copyright Convention (UCC).
A major part of the GATT text which was agreed in 1993. This agreement is designed to ensure that IP rights do not themselves become barriers to legitimate trade.
WIPO is a United Nations body which is responsible for administering many of the international conventions on intellectual property. It is not only concerned with copyright, but also administers in