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Intellectual property in Cuba

Intellectual Property

National Organisations
In Cuba patents, trademarks and blueprints have to be lodged at the OCPI (Cuban Bureau of industrial property). Copyrights come under the National Copyrights Center, the CENDA.
Regional Organisations
No
International Membership
Member of the WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization)
 

National Regulation and International Agreements

 
Type of property and law Validity International Agreements Signed
Patent
 
Law Decree no. 68.  Inventions, scientific discoveries, blueprints, trademarks and brand names (March 14, 1983)
15 years
Trademark
 
Law Decree no. 203 on brands and other distinctive signs (May 22, 2000)
15 years Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Design
 
Law Decree no. 68.  Inventions, scientific discoveries, blueprints, trademarks and brand names (March 14, 1983)
5 years renewable for 5 more years  
Copyright
 
Law Decree No. 14 (December 28, 1977): Law governing copyrights.
50 years WIPO Copyright Treaty
Industrial Models
 
Law Decree no. 68.  Inventions, scientific discoveries, blueprints, trademarks and brand names (March 14, 1983)
5 years renewable for 5 more years  

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