Poland Accedes to Geneva Act and Singapore Treaty
On April 2, 2009, Poland acceded to the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement on the International Registration of Industrial Designs, and to the Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks.
The Geneva Act and the Singapore Treaty will enter into force in Poland on July 2, 2009.
According to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the accession to the Geneva Act will allow companies to obtain design protection with a single application in all the countries that are members of the Geneva Act.
For more information, please contact Jovana Miočinović in our Balkan Regional Office.
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