International IP Organizations

World Intellectual Property Organization, WIPO
, is an international organization dedicated to helping to ensure that the rights of creators and owners of intellectual property are protected worldwide and that inventors and authors are recognized and rewarded for their ingenuity. The number of member States belonging to WIPO now stands at 182 (updated list available), over 90 per cent of the world's countries.

International Trademark Association, INTA, is an international not-for-profit membership association of trademark owners and professionals, from more than 180 countries, dedicated to the support and advancement of trademarks and related intellectual property as elements of fair and effective national and international commerce.

The Association of European Trademark Owners (MARQUES) is the association for European trade mark owners representing trade mark owners’ interests before the relevant EU and other international bodies in all relevant areas.

European Communities Trademark Association, ECTA, brings together all those persons practising professionally in the Member States of the European Community in the field of trade marks, designs and related IP matters.

Association Internationale pour la protection de la Propriete Intellectuelle, AIPPI, is a non-government organisation for research into, and formulation of policy for, the law relating to the protection of intellectual property.

American Intellectual Property Law Association, AIPLA, is a national bar association representing a wide and diverse spectrum of individuals, companies and institutions involved directly or indirectly in the practice of patent, trademark, copyright, and unfair competition law, as well as other fields of law affecting intellectual property.

Licensing Executives Society International, LESI, is an association of people who have an interest in the transfer of technology, or licensing of intellectual property rights - from technical know how and patented inventions to software, copyright and trade marks.

Federation Internationale des Conseils en propriete industrielle, FICPI, is a non-political, world-wide organisation of intellectual property attorneys in private practice.

The institute for Trademark Attorneys. ITMA is the professional body for trade mark attorneys in the United Kingdom.

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International Conventions and Treaties

Paris Convention

Madrid Protocol (Trademark)

Nice Classification (Trademark)

Locarno Classifications (Design)

Bern Convention (Copyright)

PCT Resources (Patent)

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Israel IP Laws

Trade Marks Ordinance
(New Version), 5732-1972

Appellations of Origin (Geographical Indications)
(Protection) Law, 5725-1965*

Patents Law 5727-1967

Integrated Circuits (Protection) Law, 5760-1999

Commercial Torts Law, 5759-1999

Copyright Ordinance, 1924

Performers' and Broadcasters' Rights Law 5744-1984

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Australian Trademark Office

Bulgarian Patent Office

Benelux Trademarks Office

Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Czech Patent and Trademark Office

China Trademark Database

Danish Patent and Trademark Office

European Trademark Office, OAMI

German Trademark Office

Irish Patents Office

Israel Patent and Trademark Office

Japan Patent Office

Madrid Protocol (International Registrations) Trademark Database

Singapore Trademark Database

Spanish Patent and Trademark Office

UK Patent Office

US Patent and Trademark Office

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Australian Design Office

Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Czech Patent and Trademark Office

Danish Trademark and Patent Office

European Design Office, OHIM

Irish Patents Office

Japanese Patent Office

Spanish Patent and Trademark Office

UK Patent Office

Us Patent and Trademarks Office

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Israel Internet Association, ISOC-IL

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, ICANN

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Canadian Intellectual Property Office

US Copyright Office

Copyright.Com Access to copyright permission for millions of publications worldwide.

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Australian Patent Office

Canadian Patents Database

China Patent Office

Czech Patent and Trademark Office

Danish Patent Office

Downolad US Patents

European Patent Office (EPO)

EPO Online Public File inspection

Irish Patents Office

Israel Patent Office

Japanese Patent Office

Korean IP Office

Newtone – an agency specializing in patent searches

Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

Spanish Patent and Trademark Office

UK Patent Office

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

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