An agreement among industrialized nations that contains the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs) provisions. To comply with TRIPs, Congress amended 35 U.S.C. 104 under which proof of date of invention in a foreign country is allowable if the country is a North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) country for events after December 8, 1993, or a World Trade Organaization (WTO) country for events after January 1, 1996. MPEP 2138.02.
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