WIPO is the global forum for intellectual property services, policy, information and cooperation. WIPO was created in 1967 “to encourage creative activity to promote the protection of throughout the world.” WIPO currently has 188 member states, administers 26 international treaties and is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland.
Islamic Republic of Iran in WIPO
Iran joined the convention for the protection of industrial property (Paris convention) in 1959. In December 2003 Iran became a party to the Madrid agreement and the Madrid protocol for the international registration of marks. In 2005 Iran joined the Lisbon agreement.
Security in investment is one important factor to entry to a country which Islamic republic of Iran as WIPO member can provide this security for a foreigner. Islamic republic of Iran has enormous opportunities in every aspect.
How to obtain this security is through relevant organization like:
-The industrial property office
-the Iranian research for science and technology
-the Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA)
- The law of registration of patents, industrial designs and trademarks which are confirmed by the Majlis (Parliament)
-the Iranian Parliament adopted the electronic commerce law in 2004.By acceding to the convention on the recognition and enforcement of foreign arbitral awards, commonly known as the New York convention, Iran has agreed to enforce arbitration awards made in other countries.
enjoying years of experience in a wide range of areas such as technical, engineering, legal, administrative, registration, commercial, advertising, IT, tax and auditing affairs has managed to satisfy the needs of various industries, businesses, domestic and foreign merchants and investors. We have fourteen specialized working groups under our management and we are present in all five continents and twelve countries around the world. Our branches are active in all urban centers and provinces of Iran with city of Tehran being our headquarters. All these provide ideal facilities for the establishment of effective and efficient connections and performance of our functions immediately and professionally.
Iran is at crossroad of 3 continents in the Middle East region, laying between two major international water Caspian Sea in the north and Persian Gulf in the south and neighboring with more than 8 important countries. It has a brilliant history of commercial life for its great role and position in the commercial exchanges between the businessmen from different Nations part of which traces back to its location in the middle of the famous Silk Road. Iran is a rich country in terms of minerals, Natural and Human resources with plenty of golden opportunities for foreign investment in various areas of Industry. Islamic republic of Iran is a member of world intellectual property organization (WIPO) since 2002.