NO AGREEMENT/ CONVENTION ALBANIA  BOSNIA ANDHERZEGOVINA

 

MACEDONIA  MOLDOVA  MONTENEGRO  SERBIA  UNMIK/Kosovo
 

1

Convention Establishing the World IntellectualProperty Organisation (WIPO Convention,

1967,as amended 1979)

F*-June 30, 1992 F-March 1, 1992 F-September 8, 1991 F-December 25, 1991 F-June 3, 2006 F-April 27, 1992 **
2 Berne Convention for the Protection of Literaryand Artistic Works of 1886 (Paris Act 1971) F-March 6, 1994 F-March 1, 1992 F-September 8, 1991 F-November 2, 1995 F-June 3, 2006 F-April 27, 1992
3 WIPO Copyright Treaty (Geneva, 1996) F-August 6, 2005 F-November 25, 2009 F-February 4, 2004 F-March 6, 2002 F-June 3, 2006 F-June 13, 2003
4 WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty(Geneva, 1996) F-May 20, 2002 F-November 25, 2009 F-March 20, 2005 F-May 20, 2002 F-June 3, 2006 F-June 13, 2003
5 Madrid Agreement Concerning the InternationalRegistration of Marks (1891) F-October 4, 1995 F-March 1, 1992 F-September 8, 1991 F-December 25, 1991 F-June 3, 2006 F-April 27, 1992
6 Nice Agreement Concerning the InternationalClassification of Goods and Services for the

Purposes of the Registration of Marks (1957)

F-September 19, 2003 F-March 1, 1992 F-September 8, 1991 F-December 1, 1997 F-June 3, 2006 F-April 27, 1992
7 Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT, Washington,1970) F-October 4, 1995 F-September 7, 1996 F-August 10, 1995 F-December 25, 1991 F-June 3, 2006 F-February 1, 1997
8 Agreement on Trade Related Aspects ofIntellectual Property Rights (WTO TRIPS

Agreement)

F-8 September 2000   F-4 April 2003 F-26 July 2001 F -April 29,2012  
9 Universal Copyright Convention (Geneva Text,1952) F-February 4, 2004 F-March 6, 1992 F-November 17, 1991 F-June 3, 2006 F-September 11, 2011
10 Universal Copyright Convention (Paris Text1971) F-February 4, 2004 F-March 6, 1992     F- June 3,2006 S*-July 24, 1971
11 International Convention for the Protection ofPerformers, Producers of Phonograms and

Broadcasting Organizations (Rome Convention,

1961)

F-September 1, 2000 F-May 25, 2009 F-March 2, 1998 F-December 5, 1995 F-June 3, 2006 F-June 10, 2003
12 Convention for the Protection of Producers ofPhonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of

their Phonograms (Phonogram Convention,

Geneva 1971)

F-June 26, 2001 F-May 25, 2009 F-March 2, 1998 F-July 17, 2000 F-June 3, 2006 F-June 10, 2003
13 Convention Relating to the Distribution ofProgramme-Carrying Signals Transmitted by

Satellite (Satellite Convention, Brussels, 1974)

   F-March 1, 1992 F-November 17, 1991 F-October 28, 2008 F-June 3, 2006 F-April 27, 1992
14 Paris Convention for the Protection of IndustrialProperty (1883) F-October 4, 1995 F-March 1, 1992 F-September 8, 1991 F-December 25, 1991 F-June 3, 2006 F-April 27, 1992
15 Locarno Agreement Establishing an InternationalClassification for Industrial Designs (1968)   F-March 1, 1992 F-September 8, 1991 F-December 1, 1997 F-June 3, 2006 F-April 27, 1992
16 Strasbourg Agreement Concerning theInternational Patent Classification (1971) F-July 24, 2007 F-October 27, 2009 F-May 30, 2003 F-September 1, 1998 ** F-July 15, 2010
17 Vienna Agreement Establishing an InternationalClassification of the Figurative Elements of Marks   F -April 19,2012 F-May 26, 2010 F-December 1, 1997 ** F-October 15, 2009
18 Budapest Treaty on the International Recognitionof the Deposit of Microorganisms for the

Purposes of Patent Procedure (1977)

F-September 19, 2003 F January 27, 2009 F-August 30, 2002 F-December 25, 1991 F-June 3, 2006 F-February 25, 1994
19 Protocol Relating to the Madrid AgreementConcerning the International Registration of

Marks (Madrid Protocol, 1989)

F-July 30, 2003 F-January 27, 2009 F-August 30, 2002 F-December 1, 1997 F-June 3, 2006 F-February 17, 1998
***20 Hague Agreement on the International Deposit ofIndustrial Designs, of November 6, 1925, as

revised in the Hague on November 28, 1960 (the

Hague Act, 1960), and amended in Stockholm,

on July 14, 1967, with the amendments of

September 28, 1979 (Stockholm Complementary

Act, 1967)

F-March 19, 2007   F-March 18, 1997 F-March 14, 1994 F-June 3, 2006 F-December 30, 1993
****21 Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement on theInternational Registration of Industrial Designs,

as adopted in Geneva on July 2, 1999

F-March 19, 2007 F-December 24, 2008     F -March 5,2012 F -December 9, 2009 
22 Patent Law Treaty (PLT) F-May 17, 2010 F- May 9,2012 F-April 22, 2010 F-April 28, 2005   F-August 20, 2010
23 Trademark Law Treaty (TLT)   F-December 22, 2006   F-August 1, 1996 F-June 3, 2006 F-September 15, 1998
24 Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol Party   F- February 24,2012 To be ratified Deadline: 31.12.2013 F-December 25, 1991 F-June 3, 2006 F-March 18, 2000
25 International Convention for the Protection ofNew Varieties of Plants (UPOV) F-October 15, 2005    F-May 4, 2011  F-October 28, 1998  ****Low on ratification of International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants was adopted on the Parliament’s session held on March 1, 2013. Currently, in the process of accession to UPOV. F-January 5, 2013

*F– Agreement/Convention in Force   S-Agreement/Convention signed

* Party to the Agreement/Convention
** Not a Party to the Agreement /Convention
*** The Protocol to the Hague Act(1960) is not yet in force . It has been ratified by or acceded to by the following States: Belgium, France, Germany, Italy , Liechtenstein, Monaco, Moroco, Netherlands,Switzerland.
**** The Geneva (1999) Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs was adopted on July 2,1999. The Geneva Act entered into force on December 23, 2003.
***** Accession in process

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

Cookie Information



CEFTA Secretariat
Rue de la Loi, 42 / boîte 10
B-1040 Bruxelles / Brussels

Tel +32 2 229 10 11
Fax +32 2 229 10 19
Email: cefta@cefta.int

I. Introduction
When you visit our website, information relating to the pages you look at may be saved in files called “cookies”, which are stored on the device that is used to access the site. This page explains what cookies are, what they are used for and how you can adjust your settings to manage cookies.

II. What is a cookie?
Cookies are text files that that may – depending on your settings – be stored on the hard drive of your device (be it a computer, a tablet, a mobile phone or any other device that can access the internet) when you visit a website or click on an advertisement. Cookies are managed by your internet browser, and only the issuer of a cookie can read or amend the information contained in it. Cookies are used to identify the device on which they are saved and are operational for a limited period of time.

III. What are the cookies issued by our site used for?
There are three different types of cookie that may be saved on your device while browsing our site. The intended purpose of each of these types of cookie is described below.

1. Technical cookies
Technical cookies are necessary to browse our site and access the various products and services that are available. They are used to:
• optimise the presentation of the website in line with your device’s display preferences (language used, screen resolution, operating system, etc.);
• allow you to access personal areas (such as your user account or content that is reserved for you) on the basis of the information that you provided when creating your account;
• remember some information relating to forms that you have filled in on our website;
• compile statistics measuring visits to and use of our site;
• implement certain security measures.

These cookies must not be deactivated. If they are, you will have problems accessing the site and its services.

2. Audience-measuring cookies
Audience-measuring cookies are issued by us and/or our technical service providers in order to measure the number of people accessing our various types of content. These cookies are also used to identify any potential navigation problems and thus improve the website’s usability. These cookies produce only anonymised statistics and do not provide information on individual visitors.

3. Social media and partners cookies
Social media and partners cookies allow you to share our site’s content with other people or tell people what you think about content on the site. A number of sharing buttons are integrated into our site using third-party applications that could issue this type of cookie. This is true, for example, of Facebook’s “like” and “share” buttons, as well as the “Twitter”, “Google+”, “YouTube” and “Instagram” buttons. The social network providing the button in question may be able to use that button application to identify you, even if you do not click on the relevant button while visiting our site. Indeed, that type of button application may allow the relevant social network to see your browsing activity on our site if your account with that social network is active on your device (i.e. an open session) while you are browsing our site. We suggest that you consult the privacy policies of those social networks to see what browsing information acquired via such button applications is ultimately used for (as regards advertising, for example). Those privacy policies should allow you to indicate your wishes to the relevant social network in respect of cookies, notably by adjusting the settings on your user account.

IV. Your options regarding cookies
1. Acceptance or blocking of cookies
By using our site, you consent to the use of the above-mentioned cookies. However, you can choose to deactivate some or all of those cookies at any time (with the exception of technical cookies necessary for the functioning of the site) by following the instructions below. You can accept or block cookies on a case-by-case basis, or you can block all cookies. Please note, however, that changing your settings in this way may affect your access to content and services on our site that require the use of cookies. We suggest, therefore, that you adjust the settings on your browser on the basis of the intended purpose of the various cookies. We will not accept any responsibility for any consequences relating to improper functioning of our services where it results from our inability to save or consult cookies necessary for the functioning of those services and you have blocked or deleted those cookies. If you consent to the saving of cookies contained in content that you have accessed, those cookies will be stored temporarily in a dedicated location on your device. Only the issuer of those cookies will be able to read them. Please note that you can also adjust the settings on your browser such that it indicates the cookies that are being stored on your device and asks you whether you want to accept them.

2. Adjusting your settings on different browsers
When it comes to the management of cookies, each browser is set up in a different way. This will be covered by your browser’s help menu, which will tell you how to adjust your cookie settings. Click on the relevant link below to access detailed information regarding cookie settings:
• Microsoft Internet Explorer
• Google Chrome
• Safari
• Firefox

3. Other ways of blocking cookies
Depending on the type of cookie, there are other ways of managing cookies that do not involve adjusting your browser’s settings.

a. Blocking audience-measuring cookies
Audience-measuring cookies have been placed on our site by Google Analytics. You can block these specific cookies by clicking on the deactivation link below, downloading the add-on and installing it on your browser. This add-on is compatible with the following browsers: Internet Explorer 8 to 11, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari.

Google Analytics deactivation link: Deactivate Google Analytics

Please note that the add-on will save a cookie on your device, but that cookie will be used only to prevent your browser from transmitting data to Google Analytics.

For more information on deactivating Google Analytics and installing the browser add-on, click here: Browser add-on to deactivate Google Analytics

For more information on Google Analytics’ privacy policy, click here: Safeguarding your data

b. Blocking social network cookies
To block cookies used by social networks (e.g. via sharing buttons), follow the instructions in the links below:
• Facebook
• Twitter
• Google+ and YouTube

Close