International Treaty Framework

Saint Vincent & the Grenadines has acceded to the following treaties which have a bearing on the development of the local intellectual property system:



Date of Accession

Agreement on the Trade-Related
Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (1994)

1st January 1995


Convention establishing the World
Intellectual Property Organization (1967)

29th August 1995


Paris Convention for the Protection
of Industrial Property (1883)

29th August 1995


Berne Convention for the Protection
of Literary and Artistic Works (1886)

29th August 1995


Patent Cooperation Treaty (1970)

6th August 2002
WIPO Performances and
Phonograms Treaty (WPPT) (1996)
12th February 2011