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International treaties

As part of its international obligations, the Republic of Estonia has acceded the following international treaties in the field of industrial property: 

Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
acceded on 12 February 1924; re-acceded on 24 August 1994
Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization(Stockholm, 1967), acceded on 05 February 1994
Patent Cooperation Treaty (Washington, 1970)
acceded on 24 August 1994
Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (1957)
acceded on 27 May 1996
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure (1977)
acceded on 14 September 1996
Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs (1968)
acceded on 31 October 1996
Strasbourg Agreement concerning the International Patent Classification(1971), acceded on 27 February 1997
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (1989)
acceded on 18 November 1998
Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
acceded on 13 November 1999
The European Patent Convention
acceded on 01 July 2002
Trademark Law Treaty
acceded on 07 January 2003
Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs
acceded on 23 December 2003
Patent Law Treaty
acceded on 28 April 2005
Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol
acceded on 11 May 2006