What are the other advantages of joining the Paris Convention?
There are a number of international conventions and treaties, which are open only to the members of the Paris Convention. Some of these are:
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
Budapest Treaty (for deposition of microorganisms)UPOV (for protection of new varieties of plants)
Madrid Agreement (for repression of false or deceptive indications of source on goods)
Madrid Protocol (concerning registration of marks)
Hague Agreement (concerning deposits of industrial designs)