WIPO's Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement has just entered into force with 5 contracting parties: EU, Albania, Cambodia, South Korea and Samoa.
From the Latin American region, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Peru have already ratified it.
The Lisbon Agreement refers to the International Registration of Appellations of Origin, offering applicants the possibility of obtaining protection for an appellation of origin in contracting parties to the Lisbon Agreement through a single registration and one set of fees.
To read more, please be referred to oriGIn's website.
To see the updated list of contracting parties, please be referred to WIPO's website.