Bosnia, Bulgaria and Lithuania ratify Geneva Act of Hague Agreement on Industrial Designs

Oct 27 2008 - 22:05

The three countries formally acceded to the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement on International Registration of Industrial Designs by depositing their accession documents with WIPO.

This treaty allows users to apply for protection of industrial designs in the EU and other member states by filing one single application for registration. The treaty took effect in Lithuania on September 26, 2008, in Bulgaria on October 7, 2008, and in Bosnia & Herzegovina it will take effect on December 24, 2008.

27 other countries are currently contracting parties to the Geneva Act.

For more information, contact Ms. Judith Goeke in our Balkan Regional Office.

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