746. International registration.

(7)     International Registration of Designs

746.     International registration.

The Hague System of international registrations of industrial designs is applicable among the countries party to the Hague Agreement1. Each contracting party to the Geneva Act is required to comply with the provisions of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property which concern industrial designs2. The Act is administered by the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)3. The Hague system allows the owner of an industrial design to have his design protected in several countries by filing a single application with the