In an article published by Global Atlanta on June 9, 2015, Lori Johnson discusses the long anticipated move by the United States to join the international registration system for intellectual property: The Hague Agreement for Industrial Designs. This registration system is administered by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to protect exclusivity in the visual design of objects. With the United States participation in the Hague Agreement, this creates a nearly one-stop process for protecting designs internationally and allows design owners to obtain protection by filling out just one application in WIPO or the United States Patent and Trademark Office. For the full article, please click here.
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