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Contracting Parties > Paris Convention > London Act (1934) (Total Contracting Parties : 44)

Contracting PartySignatureInstrumentIn ForceDetails
AustraliaJune 2, 1934Accession: March 25, 1958June 2, 1958
  • Application of the London Act (1934) to the Territory of Papua, the Trust territory of New Guinea and the Territory of Norfolk Island: January 5, 1960; Entry into force: February 5, 1960. (see La Propriété Industrielle 1960, No.2, p.21-22)
AustriaJune 2, 1934Accession: June 21, 1947August 19, 1947
BelgiumJune 2, 1934Accession: October 24, 1939November 24, 1939
BrazilJune 2, 1934  
Bulgaria Accession: December 10, 1965March 28, 1966
Canada Accession: June 15, 1951July 30, 1951
CubaJune 2, 1934 February 17, 1963
  • Application to the London Act (1934) through the ratification of the Lisbon Act (1958): February 17, 1963.
DenmarkJune 2, 1934Ratification: July 29, 1937August 1, 1938
Egypt Accession: March 5, 1951July 1, 1951
FinlandJune 2, 1934Accession: April 1, 1953May 30, 1953
FranceJune 2, 1934Accession: May 15, 1939June 25, 1939
GermanyJune 2, 1934Ratification: August 10, 1937August 1, 1938
  • Signature and ratification of the London Act (1934) were by the German Reich. The German Democratic Republic declared that the Act was once again applicable in 1956, but there was a disagreement between the Member states of the Union as to the validity of this declaration.
Greece Accession: October 5, 1953November 27, 1953
Haiti Accession: February 19, 1958July 1, 1958
Holy See Accession: July 21, 1960September 29, 1960
HungaryJune 2, 1934Accession: March 8, 1962July 14, 1962
Iceland Accession: January 31, 1962May 5, 1962
Indonesia Declaration of Continued Application: August 15, 1950December 24, 1950
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Accession: September 1, 1959December 16, 1959
Ireland Accession: March 10, 1958May 14, 1958
Israel Accession: December 14, 1949March 24, 1950
ItalyJune 2, 1934Accession: May 9, 1955July 15, 1955
JapanJune 2, 1934Ratification: June 17, 1938August 1, 1938
LebanonJune 2, 1934Accession: February 19, 1946September 30, 1947
LiechtensteinJune 2, 1934Accession: December 8, 1950January 28, 1951
Luxembourg Accession: November 19, 1945December 30, 1945
MexicoJune 2, 1934Accession: May 4, 1955July 14, 1955
Monaco Accession: February 9, 1956April 29, 1956
MoroccoJune 2, 1934Accession: November 25, 1940January 21, 1941
NetherlandsJune 2, 1934Accession: June 12, 1948August 5, 1948
New Zealand Accession: May 23, 1946July 14, 1946
NorwayJune 2, 1934Ratification: March 2, 1938August 1, 1938
PolandJune 2, 1934  
PortugalJune 2, 1934Accession: October 7, 1949November 7, 1949
Romania Accession: September 30, 1963November 19, 1963
San Marino Accession: December 16, 1959March 4, 1960
South Africa Accession: October 20, 1947December 1, 1947
SpainJune 2, 1934Accession: December 20, 1955March 2, 1956
Sri Lanka Accession: October 9, 1952December 29, 1952
SwedenJune 2, 1934Accession: March 31, 1953July 1, 1953
SwitzerlandJune 2, 1934Accession: October 24, 1939November 24, 1939
Syrian Arab RepublicJune 2, 1934Accession: March 17, 1946September 30, 1947
TunisiaJune 2, 1934Accession: May 6, 1942October 4, 1942
TurkeyJune 2, 1934Accession: April 4, 1957June 27, 1957
United KingdomJune 2, 1934Ratification: June 30, 1938August 1, 1938
United States of AmericaJune 2, 1934Ratification: July 12, 1935August 1, 1938
  • Extension of application of the London Act (1934) to Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Samoa and Guam: March 5, 1963; Entry into force July 7, 1963. (see Industrial Property 1963, No.6, p.118)