WIPO Documents and Treaties


Twenty-Four international agreements are administered by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). A complete list can be found here.

Select WIPO Treaties:

Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (also see WIPO site)

Brussels Convention Relating to the Distribution of Program-Carrying Signals Transmitted by Satellite (also see WIPO site)

Geneva Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms (also see WIPO site)

Rome Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting Organizations (also see WIPO site)

WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT) (also see WIPO site)

WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT) (also see WIPO site)

Paris Convention on trademarks, geographic indicators and industrial property (see also WIPO site)

Other Treaties and Related International Instruments

TRIPS (Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) Council of the World Trade Organization (WTO)
Text of TRIPS Agreement

WTO-WIPO Cooperation Agreement