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As France is an EU member state, Community trademarks and designs, which are valid in the European Union as a whole, are also valid in France. France also belongs to all major international agreements in the IP field, such as the Paris Convention, the Berne Convention, the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of IP Rights, and all substantive and procedural agreements dealing with patent, trademark and copyright law. France is a member of the Madrid Agreement and the Protocol to the Madrid Agreement.


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