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Contracting Parties > Nice Agreement > Stockholm Act (1967) (Total Contracting Parties : 33)

Contracting PartySignatureInstrumentIn ForceDetails
Algeria Accession: March 24, 1972July 5, 1972
Australia Accession: May 10, 1972August 25, 1972
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 21, 1971. In pursuance of the said Article, the Commonwealth of Australia, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 18)
Austria Accession: May 11, 1973August 18, 1973
BelgiumJuly 14, 1967Ratification: October 31, 1974February 12, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Kingdom of Belgium in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on May 20, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Kingdom of Belgium, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 11)
Bosnia and Herzegovina Declaration of Continued Application: June 2, 1993March 1, 1992
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 18, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 16)
Croatia Declaration / Notification of Succession: July 28, 1992October 8, 1991
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 18, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 16)
Czech Republic Declaration of Continued Application: December 18, 1992January 1, 1993
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 4, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 14)
DenmarkJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 26, 1970May 4, 1970
  • Denmark extended the application of the Stockholm Act (1967) to the Faroe Islands with effect from October 28, 1972. (see Nice Notification No. 23)
Finland Accession: May 16, 1973August 18, 1973
FranceJuly 14, 1967Ratification: May 2, 1975August 12, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the French Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on May 20, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the French Republic, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 11)
  • Ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) also applied to the departments of Guyane, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Reunion, and to the overseas territories of New Caledonia, French Polynesia, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Wallis and Futuna Islands and the French Southern and Antarctic Territories. (see Nice Notification No. 31)
GermanyJuly 14, 1967Ratification: June 19, 1970September 19, 1970
  • Ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) also applied to Land Berlin with effect from the date on which it entered into force for the Federal Republic of Germany. (see Nice Notification No. 12)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Dates apply to the Federal Republic of Germany.
    German Democratic Republic - Accession: June 20, 1968; Entry into force: November 12, 1969. The validity of this accession was contested by several Member States. Date of ceasing to be a party: October 3, 1990.
HungaryJanuary 12, 1968Ratification: December 18, 1969March 18, 1970
IrelandJanuary 12, 1968Ratification: March 27, 1968November 12, 1969
IsraelJuly 14, 1967Ratification: July 30, 1969November 12, 1969
ItalyJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 20, 1977April 24, 1977
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Italian Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on April 29, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Italian Republic, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 11)
Liechtenstein Accession: February 21, 1972May 25, 1972
Luxembourg Accession: December 19, 1974March 24, 1975
MonacoJuly 14, 1967Ratification: June 27, 1975October 4, 1975
Montenegro Declaration of Continued Application: December 4, 2006June 3, 2006
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 18, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 16)
MoroccoJuly 14, 1967Ratification: October 16, 1975January 24, 1976
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 14, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Kingdom of Morocco, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 16)
NetherlandsJuly 14, 1967Ratification: December 4, 1974March 6, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 11, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 16)
  • The instrument of ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) was deposited for the Kingdom in Europe. (see Nice Notification No. 29)
NorwayJuly 14, 1967Ratification: March 8, 1974June 13, 1974
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Kingdom of Norway in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on July 22, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Kingdom of Norway, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 13)
PolandJanuary 10, 1968  
PortugalJuly 14, 1967  
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Portuguese Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 25, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Portuguese Republic, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 16)
Russian Federation Accession: April 8, 1971July 26, 1971
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Accession by the Soviet Union was accompanied by the following declaration: "While acceding to the Nice Agreement the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics considers it necessary to declare that the provisions of Article 14 of the Agreement providing for a possibility of its application to colonies and dependent territories is in contradiction with Resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations 1514 (XV) of December 14, 1960." (Translation) (see Nice Notification No. 17)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Accession by the Soviet Union. Notification of continuation by the Russian Federation: January 20, 1992, with effect from December 25, 1991.
Serbia Declaration of Continued Application: September 19, 2006April 27, 1992
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 18, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 16)
Slovakia Declaration of Continued Application: December 30, 1992January 1, 1993
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 4, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 14)
Slovenia Declaration of Continued Application: June 12, 1992June 25, 1991
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 18, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 16)
SpainJuly 14, 1967Ratification: February 2, 1979May 9, 1979
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Spanish State in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 17, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Spanish State, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 16)
SwedenJuly 14, 1967Ratification: August 12, 1969November 12, 1969
SwitzerlandJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 26, 1970May 4, 1970
Tajikistan Declaration of Continued Application: February 14, 1994December 25, 1991
the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Declaration / Notification of Succession: July 23, 1993September 8, 1991
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 18, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Nice Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 16)
United KingdomJuly 14, 1967Ratification: February 26, 1969November 12, 1969
United States of America Accession: February 23, 1972May 25, 1972