Kuwait to join the Paris Convention

The Government of the State of Kuwait filed its instrument of accession to the Paris Convention on 2 September 2014.


The Paris Convention will enter into force for Kuwait on 2 December 2014.


With effect from such date, the State of Kuwait will be a member of the International Union for the Protection of Industrial Property.


The Paris Convention established the priority right which allows signatory States to extend the protection of a duly filed trademark, patent, design or model to other member countries of the Paris Convention with effect as of the date of the first filing.


Your contacts at LAVOIX would be happy to provide you with further information on this subject.


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