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Intellectual property in Denmark

Intellectual Property

National Organisations
Danish Patent and Trademark Office
Regional Organisations
For the protection of patents: the European Patent Office (EPO). To control trademarks, designs and models: the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).
International Membership
Member of the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)
Signatory to the Paris Convention For the Protection of Intellectual Property
Membership to the TRIPS agreement - Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
 

National Regulation and International Agreements

 
Type of property and law Validity International Agreements Signed
Patent
 
The Consolidate Patents Act; Publication of the Patents Act, cf. Consolidated Act No. 366 of June 9, 1998 as amended by Act No. 412 of May 31, 2000).
20 years Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
Trademark
 
Trademark
Madrid agreement
Nice agreement
10 years Trademark Law Treaty
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Design
 
The Danish Designs Act.
5 years renewable twice  
Copyright
 
Consolidated Act No. 763 of June 30, 2006 on Copyright
5 years 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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