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TRIPS: TEXT OF THE AGREEMENT
Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

The TRIPS Agreement is Annex 1C of the Marrakesh Agreement Establishing the World Trade Organization, signed in Marrakesh, Morocco on 15 April 1994.

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PREAMBLE to the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights

 
PART I General Provisions and Basic Principles

 
PART II
Standards Concerning the Availability, Scope and Use of Intellectual Property Rights

1. Copyright and Related Rights
2. Trademarks
3. Geographical Indications
4. Industrial Designs
5. Patents
6. Layout-Designs (Topographies) of Integrated Circuits
7. Protection of Undisclosed Information
8. Control of Anti-Competitive Practices in Contractual Licences
 

PART III Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights

1. General Obligations
2. Civil and Administrative Procedures and Remedies
3. Provisional Measures
4. Special Requirements Related to Border Measures
5. Criminal Procedures

  
PART IV
Acquisition and Maintenance of Intellectual Property Rights and Related Inter-Partes Procedures

 
PART V
Dispute Prevention and Settlement

 
PART VI
Transitional Arrangements

 
PART VII
Institutional Arrangements; Final Provisions

 

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