Cambodia joins the the Hague System

By: Jonathan Osha


Cambodia has joined the Geneva (1999) Act of the Hague System Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs by depositing its instrument of Accession on November 25, 2016.   The 1999 Act will enter to force with respect to Cambodia on February 25, 2017.  The accession of Cambodia to the 1999 Act brings the number of Contracting Parties to this Act to 52 and the total number of Contracting Parties to the Hague Agreement to 66.  A list of the Contracting Parties to the Hague Agreement is available on the WIPO website.  As of February 25, 2017, Hague System users will be able to designate Cambodia in an international design application.