Notifications under TRIPS Art. 1.3 or 3.1 - View details of the document

The Government of Zambia hereby notifies to the Council for Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights that, in accordance with Article 1, paragraph 3 and Article 3, paragraph 1 of the TRIPS Agreement on national treatment and MFN with respect to patents, registered designs and trademarks, the laws of Zambia in section 8 of the Patent Act, section 13 of the Registered Designs Act and section 73 of the Trademarks Act confer national treatment and MFN treatment to foreign nationals who are based in WTO Members or in member States of the Paris Convention. The treatment granted is not subject to any exceptions save those contained in the Paris Convention.