Resources

NATIONAL LEGISLATIONS


PATENT AND DESIGNS ACT 1911

PATENTS AND DESIGNS RULES 1933

RIGHT TO INFORMATION ACT 2009

COMPETITION ACT 2012

COPYRIGHT ACT 2000

COPYRIGHT RULES 2006

GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIVE PRODUCTS ACT 2013

GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS RULES 2013

TRADEMARKS ACT 2009

TREATIES AND CONVENTIONS*


Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

The countries of the Union, being equally animated by the desire to protect, in as effective and uniform a manner as possible, the rights of authors in their literary and artistic works, Recognizing the importance of the work of the Revision Conference held at Stockholm in 1967, Have resolved to revise the Act adopted...

Download View

Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

The countries to which this Convention applies constitute a Union for the protection of industrial property. The protection of industrial property has as its object patents, utility models, industrial designs, trademarks, service marks, trade names, indications of source or appellations of origin, and the repression of unfair competition...

Download View

Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

The General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization hereinafter referred to as UNESCO, meeting in Paris, from 29 September to 17 October 2003, at its 32nd session, Referring to existing international human rights instruments, in particular to the Universal Declaration...

Download View

Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

The General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, meeting in Paris from 3 to 21 October 2005 at its 33rd session, Affirming that cultural diversity is a defining characteristic of humanity, Conscious that cultural diversity forms a common heritage of humanity and should be cherished...

Download View

International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

Convinced of the special nature of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture, their distinctive features and problems needing distinctive solutions; Alarmed by the continuing erosion of these resources; Cognizant that plant genetic resources for food and agriculture are a common concern of all countries...

Download View

Convention concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage

The General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization meeting in Paris from 17 October to 21 November 1972, at its seventeenth session, Noting that the cultural heritage and the natural heritage are increasingly threatened with destruction not only by the traditional causes of decay...

Download View

Common Regulations under the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks and the Protocol Relating to that Agreement

For the purposes of these Regulations, Agreement” means the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks of April 14, 1891, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, and amended on September 28, 1979; Protocol” means the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning...

Download View

World Trade Organization (WTO) - Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Agreement)

Desiring to reduce distortions and impediments to international trade, and taking into account the need to promote effective and adequate protection of intellectual property rights, and to ensure that measures and procedures to enforce intellectual property rights do not themselves become barriers to legitimate trade...

Download View

Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property

The General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, meeting in Paris from 12 October to 14 November 1970, at its sixteenth session, Recalling the importance of the provisions contained in the Declaration of the Principles of International Cultural Co-operation...

Download View

Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement concerning the International Registration of Marks

The States party to this Protocol (hereinafter referred to as “the Contracting States”), even where they are not party to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks as revised at Stockholm in 1967 and as amended in 1979 (hereinafter referred to as “the Madrid (Stockholm) Agreement”), and the organizations...

Download View

Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performance

The Contracting Parties, Desiring to develop and maintain the protection of the rights of performers in their audiovisual performances in a manner as effective and uniform as possible, Recalling the importance of the Development Agenda recommendations, adopted in 2007 by the General Assembly of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), which aim to ensure that development considerations form an integral part of the Organization’s work...

Download View
*These contents have been sourced from WIPO; no changes have been made to the original contents.

PUBLICATIONS


A high time to endorse GI legislation: Protect what ‘you’ have. Promote your country, help your community

Download View

PIRATE ATTACK!

Download View

Bangladesh needs to protect its Intellectual Property

Download View

Implementing the Copyright Law

Download View

THE CANNABIS CASE: TRADEMARK VALIDITY

Download View

BANGLADESH IN IP RANKING


Scroll to Top