Internationalized Domain Names - Intellectual Property Considerations

 ANNEX II

 Contracting Members of Pertinent International Intellectual Property Treaties

 

 

MEMBER

Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization
(177)

Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
(162)

Madrid Union Concerning the International Registration of Marks

(70)

 

Trademark Law Treaty

(30)

 

TRIPS Agreement (World Trade Organization
(WTO))
(144)

Albania

X

X

X

-

X

Algeria

X

X

X

-

-

Andorra

X

-

-

-

-

Angola

X

-

-

-

X

Antigua and Barbuda

X

X

X

-

X

Argentina

X

X

-

-

X

Armenia

X

X

X

-

-

Australia

X

X

X

X

X

Austria

X

X

X

-

X

Azerbaijan

X

X

X

-

-

Bahamas

X

X

-

-

-

Bahrain

X

X

-

-

X

Bangladesh

X

X

-

-

X

Barbados

X

X

-

-

X

Belarus

X

X

X

-

-

Belgium

X

X

X

-

X

Belize

X

X

-

-

X

Benin

X

X

-

-

X

Bhutan

X

X

X

-

-

Bolivia

X

X

-

-

X

Bosnia and Herzegovina

X

X

X

-

-

Botswana

X

X

-

-

X

Brazil

X

X

-

-

X

Brunei Darussalam

X

-

-

-

X

Bulgaria

X

X

X

-

X

Burkina Faso

X

X

-

X

X

Burundi

X

X

-

-

X

Cambodia

X

X

-

-

-

Cameroon

X

X

-

-

X

Canada

X

X

-

-

X

Cape Verde

X

-

-

-

-

Central African Republic

X

X

-

-

X

Chad

X

X

-

-

X

Chile

X

X

-

-

X

China

X

X

X

-

X

(as of 11/12/01)

Colombia

X

X

-

-

X

Congo

X

X

-

-

X

Costa Rica

X

X

-

-

X

Côte d’Ivoire

X

X

-

-

X

Croatia

X

X

X

-

X

Cuba

X

X

X

-

X

Cyprus

X

X

-

X

X

Czech Republic

X

X

X

X

X

Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

X

X

X

-

-

Democratic Republic of the Congo

X

X

-

-

X

Denmark

X

X

X

X

X

Djibouti

-

-

-

-

X

Dominica

X

X

-

-

X

Dominican Republic

X

X

-

-

X

Ecuador

X

X

-

-

X

Egypt

X

X

X

X

X

El Salvador

X

X

-

-

X

Equatorial Guinea

X

X

-

-

-

Eritrea

X

-

-

-

-

Estonia

X

X

X

-

X

European Community

-

-

-

-

X

Ethiopia

X

-

-

-

-

Fiji

X

-

-

-

X

Finland

X

X

X

-

X

France

X

X

X

-

X

Gabon

X

X

-

-

X

Gambia

X

X

-

-

X

Georgia

X

X

X

-

X

Germany

X

X

X

-

X

Ghana

X

X

-

-

X

Greece

X

X

X

-

X

Grenada

X

X

-

-

X

Guatemala

X

X

-

-

X

Guinea

X

X

-

X

X

Guinea-Bissau

X

X

-

-

X

Guyana

X

X

-

-

X

Haiti

X

X

-

-

X

Holy See

X

X

-

-

-

Honduras

X

X

-

-

X

Hong Kong, China

-

-

-

-

X

Hungary

X

X

X

X

X

Iceland

X

X

X

-

X

India

X

X

-

-

X

Indonesia

X

X

-

X

X

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

-

X

-

-

-

Iraq

X

X

-

-

-

Ireland

X

X

X

X

X

Israel

X

X

-

-

X

Italy

X

X

X

-

X

Jamaica

X

X

-

-

X

Japan

X

X

X

X

X

Jordan

X

X

-

-

X

Kazakhstan

X

X

X

-

-

Kenya

X

X

X

-

X

Kuwait

X

-

-

-

X

Kyrgyzstan

X

X

X

-

X

Lao People’s Democratic Republic

X

X

-

-

-

Latvia

X

X

X

X

X

Lebanon

X

X

-

-

-

Lesotho

X

X

X

-

X

Liberia

X

X

X

-

-

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

X

X

-

-

-

Liechtenstein

X

X

X

X

X

Lithuania

X

X

X

X

X

Luxembourg

X

X

X

-

X

Macau

-

-

-

-

X

Madagascar

X

X

-

-

X

Malawi

X

X

-

-

X

Malaysia

X

X

-

-

X

Maldives

-

-

-

-

X

Mali

X

X

-

-

X

Malta

X

X

-

-

X

Mauritania

X

X

-

-

X

Mauritius

X

X

-

-

X

Mexico

X

X

-

X

X

Monaco

X

X

X

X

-

Mongolia

X

X

X

-

X

Morocco

X

X

X

-

X

Mozambique

X

X

X

-

X

Myanmar

X

-

-

-

X

Namibia

X

-

-

-

X

Nepal

X

X

-

-

-

Netherlands

X

X

X

X

X

New Zealand

X

X

-

-

X

Nicaragua

X

X

-

-

X

Niger

X

X

-

-

X

Nigeria

X

X

-

-

X

Norway

X

X

X

-

X

Oman

X

X

-

-

X

Pakistan

X

-

-

-

X

Panama

X

X

-

-

X

Papua New Guinea

X

X

-

-

X

Paraguay

X

X

-

-

X

Peru

X

X

-

-

X

Philippines

X

X

-

-

X

Poland

X

X

X

-

X

Portugal

X

X

X

-

X

Qatar

X

X

-

-

X

Republic of Korea

X

X

-

-

X

Republic of Moldova

X

X

X

X

X

Romania

X

X

X

X

X

Russian Federation

X

X

X

X

-

Rwanda

X

X

-

-

X

Saint Kitts and Nevis

X

X

-

-

X

Saint Lucia

X

X

-

-

X

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

X

X

-

-

X

Samoa

X

-

-

-

-

San Marino

X

X

X

-

-

Sao Tome and Principe

X

X

-

-

-

Saudi Arabia

X

-

-

-

-

Senegal

X

X

-

-

X

Seychelles

X

-

-

-

-

Sierra Leone

X

X

X

-

X

Singapore

X

X

X

-

X

Slovakia

X

X

X

X

X

Slovenia

X

X

X

-

X

Solomon Islands

-

-

-

-

X

Somalia

X

-

-

-

-

South Africa

X

X

-

-

X

Spain

X

X

X

X

X

Sri Lanka

X

X

-

X

X

Sudan

X

X

X

-

-

Suriname

X

X

-

-

X

Swaziland

X

X

X

-

X

Sweden

X

X

X

-

X

Switzerland

X

X

X

X

X

Syrian Arab Republic

-

X

-

-

-

Taiwan, Province of China

 

 

 

 

X

(as of 12/12/01)

Tajikistan

X

X

X

-

-

Thailand

X

-

-

-

X

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

X

X

X

-

-

Togo

X

X

-

-

X

Tonga

X

X

-

-

-

Trinidad and Tobago

X

X

-

X

X

Tunisia

X

X

-

-

X

Turkey

X

X

X

-

X

Turkmenistan

X

X

X

-

-

Uganda

X

X

-

-

X

Ukraine

X

X

X

X

-

United Arab Emirates

X

X

-

-

X

United Kingdom

X

X

X

X

X

United Republic of Tanzania

X

X

-

-

X

United States of America

X

X

-

X

X

Uruguay

X

X

-

-

X

Uzbekistan

X

X

X

X

-

Venezuela

X

X

-

-

X

Viet Nam

X

X

X

-

-

Yemen

X

-

-

-

-

Yugoslavia

X

X

X

X

-

Zambia

X

X

X

-

X

Zimbabwe

X

X

-

-

X

 

 

 

                                                                                                                          [Annex III follows]