legislation

Patents and Utility Models

PARIS CONVENTION TREATY Paris Convention Treaty for the Protection of Industrial Property (Lisbon version, approved by Argentina by Law 17.011, as amended at Stockholm and approved by Argentina by Law 22.195). GATT TRIP’S/ADPIC Gatt Trip’s/ADPIC (approved by Argentina by Law 24.425). MONTEVIDEO TREATY Montevideo Convention. Patents Treaty (approved by Argentina by Law 3.192). (Spanish version). STRASBOURG AGREEMENT Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification (approved by Argentina by Law 26.229).

Trademarks

PARIS CONVENTION TREATY Paris Convention Treaty for the Protection of Industrial Property (Lisbon version, approved by Argentina by Law 17.011, as amended at Stockholm and approved by Argentina by Law 22.195). GATT TRIP’S/ADPIC Gatt Trip’s/ADPIC (approved by Argentina by Law 24.425). PROTOCOL OF HARMONIZATION OF RULES REGARDING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY WITHIN MERCOSUR (Spanish version). Marcosur Harmonization Protocol NICE AGREEMENT Nice Agreement concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the purposes of the Registration of Marks (approved by Argentina by Law 26.230). Argentina por Ley 26.230).

Copyright

BERNE CONVENTION Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (as last revised at Paris on July 24, 1971 and amended on September 28, 1979, and approved by Argentina by Law 25.140). BUENOS AIRES CONVENTION Convention on Literary and Artistic Property. Fourth American International Conference (Buenos Aires 1910, approved by Argentina by Law 13.585) (Spanish version). GENEVA CONVENTION Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms (Geneva 1971, approved by Argentina by Law 19.963). ROME CONVENTION International Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organisations (Rome 1961, approved by Argentina by Law 23.921). WASHINGTON CONVENTION Inter-American Convention on Copyright in Literary, Scientific and Artistic Works, (Washington DC, 1946, approved by Argentina by Law 14.186) (Spanish version). UNIVERSAL CONVENTION Universal Copyright Convention (Geneva 1952, as revised at Paris on July 24, 1971 and approved by Argentina by Decree-Law No. 12.088/57) (Spanish version). GATT TRIP’S/ADPIC Gatt Trip’s/ADPIC (approved by Argentina by Law 24.425). MONTEVIDEO TREATY Montevideo Treaty on Literary and Artistic Property (approved by Argentina by Law 3.192) (Spanish version). WIPO TREATIES WIPO Copyright Treaty (Geneva 1996, approved by Argentina by Law 25.140). WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (Geneva 1996, approved by Argentina by Law 25.140) (Spanish version). TREATY ON INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION OF AUDIOVISUAL WORKS Treaty on International Registration of Audiovisual Works – Film Registry Treaty (Geneva 1989, approved by Argentina by Law 24.039).

Seeds – Vegetal Varieties

INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION FOR THE PROTECTION OF NEW VARIETIES OF PLANTS International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants (Paris, December 2, 1961, as revised at Geneva on November 10, 1972, on October 23, 1978, approved by Argentina by Law 24.376). CONVENTION ON BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY Convention on Biological Diversity (United Nations, 1992, approved by Argentina by Law 24.375) (Spanish version).

Various Treaties

HAGUE CONVENTIONS Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents (Apostille) (approved by Argentina by Law 23.458) (Spanish version). Hague Convention on Obtaining Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters (approved by Argentina by Law 23.480) (Spanish version). Hague Convention on Communication and Notification Abroad of Judicial and Extrajudicial Documents in Civil or Commercial Matters (approved by Argentina by Law 25.097) (Spanish version). INTER-AMERICAN CONVENTION Inter-American Convention on taking of Evidence Abroad (Panama 1975, approved by Argentina by Law 23.481) (Spanish version). LAS LEÑAS PROTOCOL (MERCOSUR) Las Leñas Protocol on Jurisdiction Assistance and Cooperation Regarding Civil, Commercial, Labour and Administrative Matters (approved by Argentina by Law 24.578. Amendments approved by Decision No. 07/02, July, 2002, Law 25.934) (Spanish version). AGREEMENT (EXCHANGE OF NOTES) BETWEEN ARGENTINA AND BRAZIL CONCERNING THE SIMPLIFICATION OF THE LEGALIZATION OF PUBLIC DOCUMENTS (Spanish version) Exchange of notes