(a) arising from international agreements on mutual legal assistance or general criminal prosecutions and which are not particularly limited to the protection of intellectual property; (d) international intellectual property protection agreements that came into force prior to the ENTRY into force of the WTO agreement, provided that these agreements are notified to the Travel Council and do not constitute arbitrary or unjustified discrimination against nationals of other members. The obligations under Articles 3 and 4 do not apply to procedures under WIPO-led multilateral agreements on the acquisition or maintenance of intellectual property rights. With regard to the protection of intellectual property, all benefits, benefits, privileges or immunities granted by one member to nationals of another country are granted without delay and without conditions to the nationals of all other members. All benefits, benefits, privileges or immunities granted by a member are exempt from this obligation: 4. The type of products or services to which a trademark must apply does not constitute an obstacle to the registration of the trademark. 5. The duration of protection available to performers and phonogram producers in accordance with this agreement is at least the end of a 50-year period calculated from the end of the calendar year in which the fixation was made or the performance took place. The duration of the protection granted in accordance with paragraph 3 is at least twenty years from the end of the calendar year in which the broadcast took place. 1.
The holder of a registered trademark has the exclusive right to prevent all third parties who do not have the licensee`s consent from using, during a trade, identical or similar signs for products or services identical or similar to those for which the trademark is registered if such use would result in a risk of confusion. The use of an identical sign for identical goods or services is considered a risk of confusion. The rights described above do not affect existing past rights and do not affect the ability of members to provide rights based on their use.