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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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