International Design Registration
The EC deposited its instrument of accession to the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement on
The Geneva Act enables designers to obtain protection for a design in a variety of countries by way of a single international application filed with the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) in
A successful request for protection produces the same effect in each of the designated countries/territories as if the design had been registered there directly unless protection is refused by the national/regional office of that country/territory. An International application can cover up to 100 designs and deferred publication is available.
The list of member countries does not currently include the
The list of member countries/territories can be found at http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/documents/pdf/hague.pdf