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Intellectual property in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Intellectual Property

National Organisations
The Institute for Intellectual Property
International Membership
Member of the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)
Signatory to the Paris Convention For the Protection of Intellectual Property
 

National Regulation and International Agreements

 
Type of property and law Validity International Agreements Signed
Patent
 
Industrial Property Law, 2002
20 years or 10 years (short-term), may be extended in some cases for up to additional 5 years Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
Trademark
 
Industrial Property Law, 2002
10 years (renewable for indefinite number of times) Trademark Law Treaty
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Design
 
Industrial Designs
10 years  
Copyright
 
Law on copyright and related rights, 2002
70 years after the author's death Berne convention For the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms
Rome ConventionFor the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations
WIPO Copyright Treaty
WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty

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