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Country code information in the journal

The country of convention priority is identified by a two-letter code conforming to the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) Standard ST.3 "Recommended Standard on Two-Letter Codes for the Representation of States, Other Entities and Intergovernmental Organizations".

The code for convention countries is as follows:

Code

Country

AD
Andorra
AE
United Arab Emirates
AG
Antigua and Barbuda
AL
Albania
AM
Armenia
AO
Angola
AP
African Regional Intellectual Property Organisation (ARIPO)
AR
Argentina
AT
Austria
AU
Australia
AZ
Azerbaijan
BA
Bosnia and Herzegovina
BB
Barbados
BD
Bangladesh
BE
Belgium
BF
Burkina Faso
BG
Bulgaria
BH
Bahrain
BI
Burundi
BJ
Benin
BN
Brunei Darussalam
BO
Bolivia
BR
Brazil
BS
Bahamas
BT
Bhutan
BW
Botswana
BX
Benelux Office
BY
Belarus
BZ
Belize
CA
Canada
CD
Democratic Republic of Congo
CF
Central African Republic
CG
Congo
CH
Switzerland
CI
Cote d'Ivoire
CL
Chile
CM
Cameroon
CN
China
CO
Colombia
CR
Costa Rica
CU
Cuba
CV
Cape Verde
CY
Cyprus
CZ
Czech Republic
DE
Germany
DJ
Djibouti
DK
Denmark
DM
Dominica
DO
Dominican Republic
DZ
Algeria
EA
Eurasian Patent Organisation (EAPO)
EC
Ecuador
EE
Estonia
EG
Egypt
EM
European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
EP
European Patent Office
ES
Spain
EU
European Union
FI
Finland
FJ
Fiji
FR
France
GA
Gabon
GB
United Kingdom
GC
Patent Office for the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GC)
GD
Grenada
GE
Georgia
GH
Ghana
GM
Gambia
GN
Guinea
GQ
Equatorial Guinea
GR
Greece
GT
Guatemala
GW
Guinea-Bissau
GY
Guyana
HK
Hong Kong, China
HN
Honduras
HR
Croatia
HT
Haiti
HU
Hungary
ID
Indonesia
IE
Ireland
IL
Israel
IN
India
IQ
Iraq
IR
Islamic Republic of Iran
IS
Iceland
IT
Italy
JM
Jamaica
JO
Jordan
JP
Japan
KE
Kenya
KG
Kyrgyz Republic
KH
Cambodia
KM
Comoros
KN
Saint Kitts and Nevis
KP
Democratic People's Republic Korea
KR
Republic of Korea
KW
Kuwait
KZ
Kazakhstan
LA
Lao People's Democratic Republic
LB
Lebanon
LC
Saint Lucia
LI
Liechtenstein
LK
Sri Lanka
LR
Liberia
LS
Lesotho
LT
Lithuania
LU
Luxembourg
LV
Latvia
LY
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
MA
Morocco
MC
Monaco
MD
Republic of Moldova
ME
Montenegro
MG
Madagascar
MK
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia
ML
Mali
MM
Myanmar
MN
Mongolia
MO
Macau, China
MR
Mauritania
MT
Malta
MU
Mauritius
MV
Maldives
MW
Malawi
MX
Mexico
MY
Malaysia
MZ
Mozambique
NA
Namibia
NE
Niger
NG
Nigeria
NI
Nicaragua
NL
Netherlands
NO
Norway
NP
Nepal
NZ
New Zealand
OA
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI)
OM
Oman
PA
Panama
PE
Peru
PG
Papua New Guinea
PH
Philippines
PK
Pakistan
PL
Poland
PT
Portugal
PY
Paraguay
QA
Qatar
RO
Romania
RS
Serbia
RU
Russian Federation
RW
Rwanda
SA
Saudi Arabia
SB
Solomon Islands
SC
Seychelles
SD
Sudan
SE
Sweden
SG
Singapore
SI
Slovenia
SK
Slovak Republic
SL
Sierra Leone
SM
San Marino
SN
Senegal
SR
Suriname
ST
Sao Tome and Principe
SV
El Salvador
SY
Syrian Arab Republic
SZ
Swaziland
TD
Chad
TG
Togo
TH
Thailand
TJ
Tajikistan
TM
Turkmenistan
TN
Tunisia
TO
Tonga
TR
Turkey
TT
Trinidad and Tobago
TW
Taiwan
TZ
Tanzania, United Republic of
UA
Ukraine
UG
Uganda
US
United States of America
UY
Uruguay
UZ
Uzbekistan
VA
Holy See (Vatican City)
VC
Saint Vincent and Grenadines
VE
Venezuela
VN
Vietnam
WS
Samoa
YE
Yemen
ZA
South Africa
ZM
Zambia
ZW
Zimbabwe