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ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint, 2025

ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint (AEC 2025) was adopted at the 27th ASEAN Summit on 22 November 2015 in Kula Lumpur, Malaysia by the ASEAN leaders. AEC 2025 gives broad orientations

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ASEAN – Australia – New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (IP provisions)

Agreement establishing the ASEAN-Australia-Newzealand Free Trade Area (AANZFTA) started negotiating in 2005 and came in force for all countries in 2012. The AANZFTA is the first comprehensive FTA signed by

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ASEAN Framework Agreement on Intellectual Property Cooperation

ASEAN Framework Agreement on Intellectual Property Cooperation was adopted on December 15, 1995 at Bangkok but not yet in force. Subject matter in this Agreement is Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR),

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International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV)

International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (UPOV) was adopted on December 2, 1961 including 37 articles  and came into force on August 10, 1968. The purpose

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WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT)

WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT) was adopted in Geneva on December 20, 1996 including 5 chapters and 33 articles. The treaty emphasizes the need to maintain a balance between

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WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT)

WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) was adopted in Geneva on December 20, 1996 consisting 25 articles. The aim of WCT is to develop and maintain the protection of  the rights of

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Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations

Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations was passed on October 26, 1961 at Rome. The Rome Convention includes 34 articles secures protection in

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Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme-Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite, 1974

Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Programme-Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite was passed on May 21, 1974 at Brussels. Brussels comprises 12 articles providing for the obligation of each

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Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, 1886

Bern Convention for the Protection of Literacy and Artistic Works was adopted on September 9, 1886 and came into force in December, 1887. The Bern Convention is composed of 38

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Geneva Act of Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs, 1999

Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs was adopted in July 2, 1999. The object relate to this Agreement is Industrial designs. Hague Agreement established an international system

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