WIPO-Administered Treaties

Contracting Parties > Paris Convention > Lisbon Act (1958) (Total Contracting Parties : 52)

Contracting PartySignatureInstrumentIn ForceDetails
Algeria Accession: September 16, 1965March 1, 1966
Argentina Accession: December 27, 1966February 10, 1967
AustriaOctober 31, 1958Accession: September 24, 1969November 30, 1969
Bahamas Declaration of Continued Application: July 5, 1976July 10, 1973
BelgiumOctober 31, 1958Accession: June 18, 1965August 21, 1965
Benin Accession: September 22, 1966January 10, 1967
  • Accession to the Lisbon Act (1958) by the Republic of Dahomey.
BrazilOctober 31, 1958  
Bulgaria Accession: December 10, 1965March 28, 1966
Burkina Faso Accession: September 17, 1963November 19, 1963
Cameroon Accession: February 10, 1964May 10, 1964
Central African Republic Accession: October 5, 1963November 19, 1963
Chad Accession: September 11, 1963November 19, 1963
Congo Accession: June 26, 1963September 2, 1963
Côte d'Ivoire Accession: August 9, 1963October 23, 1963
CubaOctober 31, 1958Ratification: January 17, 1963February 17, 1963
Cyprus Accession: December 17, 1965January 17, 1966
DenmarkOctober 31, 1958  
FinlandOctober 31, 1958  
FranceOctober 31, 1958Ratification: March 22, 1961January 4, 1962
Gabon Accession: November 16, 1963February 29, 1964
GermanyOctober 31, 1958Ratification: July 20, 1961January 4, 1962
  • Lisbon Act (1958): Dates apply to the Federal Republic of Germany.
    German Democratic Republic - Accession: July 10, 1964; Entry into force: January 15, 1965. The validity of this accession was contested by a certain number of Member States.
Haiti Accession: January 17, 1961January 4, 1962
HungaryOctober 31, 1958Accession: December 29, 1966March 23, 1967
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Accession: September 10, 1960January 4, 1962
IrelandOctober 31, 1958Accession: April 17, 1967June 9, 1967
IsraelOctober 31, 1958Accession: April 18, 1966July 18, 1966
ItalyOctober 31, 1958Accession: July 10, 1968December 29, 1968
JapanOctober 31, 1958Accession: June 18, 1965August 21, 1965
Kenya Accession: May 14, 1965June 14, 1965
Lao People's Democratic Republic Accession: September 17, 1963November 19, 1963
LiberiaOctober 31, 1958  
LiechtensteinOctober 31, 1958  
LuxembourgOctober 31, 1958  
Madagascar Accession: October 7, 1963December 21, 1963
Malawi Declaration of Continued Application: May 24, 1965July 6, 1964
Malta Accession: August 29, 1967October 20, 1967
Mauritania Accession: October 26, 1964April 11, 1965
Mexico Accession: February 21, 1964May 10, 1964
MonacoOctober 31, 1958Ratification: September 1, 1961January 4, 1962
MoroccoOctober 31, 1958Accession: February 21, 1967May 15, 1967
NetherlandsOctober 31, 1958  
New ZealandOctober 31, 1958  
Niger Accession: September 10, 1963July 5, 1964
Nigeria Accession: July 17, 1963September 2, 1963
NorwayOctober 31, 1958Accession: March 13, 1964May 10, 1964
Philippines Accession: August 12, 1965September 27, 1965
PolandOctober 31, 1958  
  • Lisbon Act (1958): Signature by the Polish People's Republic.
PortugalOctober 31, 1958  
RomaniaOctober 31, 1958Accession: September 30, 1963November 19, 1963
Russian Federation Accession: March 16, 1965July 1, 1965
Senegal Accession: October 16, 1963December 21, 1963
South Africa Accession: January 26, 1965April 17, 1965
SpainOctober 31, 1958  
SwedenOctober 31, 1958  
SwitzerlandOctober 31, 1958Ratification: January 17, 1963February 17, 1963
Togo Accession: July 11, 1967September 10, 1967
Trinidad and Tobago Accession: May 14, 1964August 1, 1964
TurkeyApril 24, 1959  
Uganda Accession: May 14, 1965June 14, 1965
United KingdomOctober 31, 1958Ratification: September 6, 1961January 4, 1962
United Republic of Tanzania Accession: April 2, 1963June 16, 1963
  • Accession to the Lisbon Act (1958) by Tanganyika.
United States of AmericaOctober 31, 1958Ratification: October 26, 1961January 4, 1962
  • Extension of application of the Lisbon Act (1958) 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)
Uruguay Accession: January 25, 1967March 18, 1967
Zambia Declaration of Continued Application: December 31, 1964April 6, 1965
Zimbabwe Declaration / Notification of Succession: September 29, 1981April 18, 1980