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Intellectual Property
The Hague Agreement provides a mechanism for acquiring, maintaining and managing design rights in countries and intergovernmental organizations that are members of the Hague Union through a single international application filed with the International Bureau of the WIPO that results in a single international registration with individual effect in each of the Contracting Parties designated therein.
Thus, the Hague Agreement allows users to save time and money by enabling them to easily and swiftly acquire design protection in multiple markets, as a single international application replaces a whole series of applications which, otherwise, should have been effected with different national Offices.
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
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The Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs provides a practical business solution for registering up to 100 designs in 74 contracting parties covering 91 countries, through the filing of a single international application.