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Contracting Parties > Paris Convention > Stockholm Act (1967) (Total Contracting Parties : 195)

Contracting PartySignatureInstrumentIn ForceDetails
Afghanistan Accession: February 14, 2017May 14, 2017
Albania Accession: July 4, 1995October 4, 1995
AlgeriaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 16, 1975April 20, 1975
  • Ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) was accompanied by a declaration requesting that note be taken of "the reservation expressed by [the said] Government as regards the so-called colonial clause". (Translation) (see Paris Notification No. 62)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 62)
Andorra Accession: March 2, 2004June 2, 2004
Angola Accession: September 27, 2007December 27, 2007
Antigua and Barbuda Accession: December 17, 1999March 17, 2000
Argentina Accession: July 8, 1980October 8, 1980
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Argentine Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on October 7, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Argentine Republic, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
Armenia Declaration of Continued Application: May 17, 1994December 25, 1991
  • Signature and ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) were accompanied by the following declaration: "At the time of the signing of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property; the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics deems it necessary to declare that the provisions of Article 24 of the Convention, providing the contracting parties with the possibility of extending the effects of the Convention to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are antiquated and out of line with the Declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples (Resolution 1514/XV of December 14, 1960)." (see Paris Notification No. 1 and No. 6)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 6)
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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 21, 1971. Pursuant to the said Article, the Commonwealth of Australia, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 33)
Australia Accession: June 26, 1975September 27, 1975
AustriaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: May 11, 1973August 18, 1973
Azerbaijan Accession: September 25, 1995December 25, 1995
Bahamas Accession: December 7, 1976March 10, 1977
Bahrain Accession: July 29, 1997October 29, 1997
Bangladesh Accession: November 29, 1990March 3, 1991
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 122)
Barbados Accession: December 12, 1984March 12, 1985
Belarus Declaration of Continued Application: April 14, 1993December 25, 1991
  • Signature and ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) were accompanied by the following declaration: "At the time of the signing of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property; the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics deems it necessary to declare that the provisions of Article 24 of the Convention, providing the contracting parties with the possibility of extending the effects of the Convention to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are antiquated and out of line with the Declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples (Resolution 1514/XV of December 14, 1960)." (see Paris Notification No. 1 and No. 6)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 6)
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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on May 20, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Kingdom of Belgium, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 21)
Belize Accession: March 17, 2000June 17, 2000
Benin Accession: December 9, 1974March 12, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of Dahomey in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 25, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Republic of Dahomey, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
  • Accession to the Stockholm Act (1967) by the Republic of Dahomey.
Bhutan Accession: May 4, 2000August 4, 2000
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Accession: August 4, 1993November 4, 1993
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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 18, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
Botswana Accession: January 15, 1998April 15, 1998
Brazil Accession: December 20, 1974March 24, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of Brazil in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 3, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, Brazil, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 27)
Brazil Accession: August 21, 1992November 24, 1992
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 58)
Brunei Darussalam Accession: November 17, 2011February 17, 2012
BulgariaJanuary 11, 1968Ratification: February 19, 1970May 27, 1970
BulgariaJanuary 11, 1968Ratification: February 19, 1970May 19, 1970
  • Signature and ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) were accompanied by the following declaration: "The People's Republic of Bulgaria considers that the provisions of Article 24 of the Convention, which grant to countries the right to extend the application of the Convention to territories for which they are responsible, are contrary to modern international law and to the Resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the grant of independence to colonial countries and peoples." (see Paris Notification No. 1 and No. 15)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. This declaration was withdrawn on May 3, 1994. (see Paris Notification No. 15 and No. 152)
  • Stockholm Act (1967) - Articles 1 to 12: Alternative entry into force date: May 27, 1970 - communicated to the States concerned by the Director General of WIPO. (see Paris Notification No. 16)
Burkina Faso Accession: May 23, 1975September 2, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of the Upper Volta in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 18, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Republic of the Upper Volta, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
  • Accession to the Stockholm Act (1967) by the Republic of the Upper Volta.
Burundi Accession: May 31, 1977September 3, 1977
Cambodia Accession: June 22, 1998September 22, 1998
CameroonJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 17, 1975April 20, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Federal Republic of Cameroon in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 22, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Federal Republic of Cameroon, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
Canada Accession: February 23, 1996May 26, 1996
Canada Accession: March 26, 1970July 7, 1970
Central African RepublicJuly 14, 1967Ratification: May 23, 1978September 5, 1978
  • Ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) by the Central African Empire.
Chad Accession: June 26, 1970September 26, 1970
Chile Accession: March 13, 1991June 14, 1991
China Accession: December 19, 1984March 19, 1985
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 114)
  • The Stockholm Act (1967) applies also to Hong Kong, China with effect from July 1, 1997, and to Macao, China with effect from December 20, 1999. (see Paris Notification No. 178 and No. 197)
Colombia Accession: June 3, 1996September 3, 1996
Comoros Accession: January 3, 2005April 3, 2005
Congo Accession: September 2, 1975December 5, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the People's Republic of the Congo in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on January 23, 1973. Pursuant to the said Article, the People's Republic of the Congo, which is a member of the Paris Union, may, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 42)
  • Accession to the Stockholm Act (1967) by the People's Republic of the Congo.
Costa Rica Accession: July 28, 1995October 31, 1995
Côte d'IvoireJuly 14, 1967Ratification: February 1, 1974May 4, 1974
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of the Ivory Coast in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 21, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Republic of the Ivory Coast, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 18, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
CubaJanuary 12, 1968Ratification: December 27, 1974April 8, 1975
  • Ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) was accompanied by the following declaration: "The Government of the Republic of Cuba considers that the provisions of Article 24 of the Convention are contrary to the Declaration on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples (Resolution 1514 adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 14, 1960), in which is stressed the need to bring an end rapidly and unconditionally to colonialism in all its forms and manifestations." (Translation) (see Paris Notification No. 61)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 61)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of Cuba in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on January 15, 1968. Pursuant to the said Article, the Republic of Cuba, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 2)
Cyprus Accession: December 21, 1983April 3, 1984
Czech Republic Declaration of Continued Application: December 18, 1992January 1, 1993
  • Accession to the Stockholm Act (1967) was accompanied by the following declaration: "Contrary to the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples put down in the Charter of the United Nations and in the Declaration No. 1514/G.A. UNO, concerning the granting of independence to colonial countries, article 24 contains the so called colonial clause which is not in conformity with the main principles of international law." (see Paris Notification No. 28)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. This declaration was withdrawn on June 11, 1991. (see Paris Notification No. 127)
  • 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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 4, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 27)
Democratic People's Republic of Korea Accession: March 7, 1980June 10, 1980
Democratic Republic of the Congo Accession: October 28, 1974January 31, 1975
DenmarkJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 26, 1970April 26, 1970
  • Denmark extended the application of the Stockholm Act (1967) to the Faroe Islands with effect from August 6, 1971. (see Paris Notification No. 31)
  • Stockholm Act (1967) - Articles 1 to 12: Alternative entry into force date: May 19, 1970 - communicated to the States concerned by the Director General of WIPO. (see Paris Notification No. 16)
DenmarkJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 26, 1970April 26, 1970
Djibouti Accession: February 13, 2002May 13, 2002
Dominica Accession: May 7, 1999August 7, 1999
Ecuador Accession: March 22, 1999June 22, 1999
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 190)
Egypt Accession: December 3, 1974March 6, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 54)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the United Arab Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 28, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the United Arab Republic, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
El Salvador Accession: November 18, 1993February 19, 1994
Equatorial Guinea Accession: March 26, 1997June 26, 1997
Estonia Accession: May 24, 1994August 24, 1994
Eswatini Accession: February 12, 1991May 12, 1991
FinlandJuly 14, 1967Ratification: July 17, 1975October 21, 1975
FinlandJuly 14, 1967Ratification: June 8, 1970September 15, 1970
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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on May 20, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the French Republic, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 21)
  • Ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) was accompanied by the following declaration: "The Government of the French Republic, referring to Article 24, paragraph (1), of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, declares that the said Convention shall be applicable to the territory of the French Republic in Europe, 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." (Translation) (see Paris Notification No. 70)
GabonJuly 14, 1967Ratification: March 6, 1975June 10, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Gabonese Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 24, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Gabonese Republic, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
Gambia Accession: October 21, 1991January 21, 1992
Georgia Declaration of Continued Application: January 18, 1994December 25, 1991
  • Signature and ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) were accompanied by the following declaration: "At the time of the signing of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property; the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics deems it necessary to declare that the provisions of Article 24 of the Convention, providing the contracting parties with the possibility of extending the effects of the Convention to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are antiquated and out of line with the Declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples (Resolution 1514/XV of December 14, 1960)." (see Paris Notification No. 1 and No. 6)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 6)
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 Paris Notification No. 23)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Dates apply to the Federal Republic of Germany.
    German Democratic Republic - Accession: June 20, 1968; Entry into force - Articles 1 to 12: April 26 or May 19, 1970; Articles 13 to 30: April 26, 1970 - the validity of this accession was contested by a certain number of Member States. Date of ceasing to be a party: October 3, 1990.
Ghana Accession: June 28, 1976September 28, 1976
GreeceJuly 14, 1967Ratification: April 12, 1976July 15, 1976
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Kingdom of Greece in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 21, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Kingdom of Greece, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
Grenada Accession: June 22, 1998September 22, 1998
Guatemala Accession: May 18, 1998August 18, 1998
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 184)
Guinea Accession: October 30, 1981February 5, 1982
Guinea-Bissau Accession: March 28, 1988June 28, 1988
Guyana Accession: July 25, 1994October 25, 1994
Haiti Accession: August 2, 1983November 3, 1983
Holy SeeJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 20, 1975April 24, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Holy See in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 16, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Holy See, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
Honduras Accession: November 3, 1993February 4, 1994
HungaryJanuary 12, 1968Ratification: December 18, 1969April 26, 1970
  • Ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) was accompanied by the following declaration: "The Presidential Council of the Hungarian People's Republic draws attention to the fact that the provisions of Article 24 of the Convention are contrary to Resolution No. 1514 (XV) on the independence of colonial countries and peoples, adopted on December 14, 1960, by the General Assembly of the United Nations." (Translation) (see Paris Notification No. 11)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 11)
  • Stockholm Act (1967) - Articles 1 to 12: Alternative entry into force date: May 19, 1970 - communicated to the States concerned by the Director General of WIPO. (see Paris Notification No. 16)
  • Ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) by the Hungarian People's Republic.
HungaryJanuary 12, 1968Ratification: December 18, 1969April 26, 1970
IcelandJuly 14, 1967Ratification: September 28, 1984December 28, 1984
IcelandJuly 14, 1967Ratification: December 23, 1994April 9, 1995
India Accession: September 7, 1998December 7, 1998
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 188)
IndonesiaJanuary 12, 1968Ratification: September 18, 1979December 20, 1979
IndonesiaJanuary 12, 1968Ratification: June 5, 1997September 5, 1997
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 95)
Iran (Islamic Republic of)July 14, 1967Ratification: December 12, 1998March 12, 1999
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 191)
Iraq Accession: October 21, 1975January 24, 1976
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 77)
IrelandJanuary 12, 1968Ratification: March 27, 1968April 26, 1970
IrelandJanuary 12, 1968Ratification: March 27, 1968April 26, 1970
  • Stockholm Act (1967) - Articles 1 to 12: Alternative entry into force date: May 19, 1970 - communicated to the States concerned by the Director General of WIPO. (see Paris Notification No. 16)
IsraelJuly 14, 1967Ratification: July 30, 1969April 26, 1970
IsraelJuly 14, 1967Ratification: July 30, 1969April 26, 1970
  • Stockholm Act (1967) - Articles 1 to 12: Alternative entry into force date: May 19, 1970 - communicated to the States concerned by the Director General of WIPO. (see Paris Notification No. 16)
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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on April 29, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Italian Republic, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 21)
Jamaica Accession: September 24, 1999December 24, 1999
JapanJuly 14, 1967Ratification: June 20, 1975October 1, 1975
JapanJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 20, 1975April 24, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of Japan in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 17, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, Japan, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
Jordan Accession: April 12, 1972July 17, 1972
Kazakhstan Declaration of Continued Application: February 16, 1993December 25, 1991
  • Signature and ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) were accompanied by the following declaration: "At the time of the signing of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property; the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics deems it necessary to declare that the provisions of Article 24 of the Convention, providing the contracting parties with the possibility of extending the effects of the Convention to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are antiquated and out of line with the Declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples (Resolution 1514/XV of December 14, 1960)." (see Paris Notification No. 1 and No. 6)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 6)
KenyaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: July 5, 1971October 26, 1971
Kuwait Accession: September 2, 2014December 2, 2014
Kyrgyzstan Declaration of Continued Application: February 14, 1994December 25, 1991
  • Signature and ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) were accompanied by the following declaration: "At the time of the signing of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property; the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics deems it necessary to declare that the provisions of Article 24 of the Convention, providing the contracting parties with the possibility of extending the effects of the Convention to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are antiquated and out of line with the Declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples (Resolution 1514/XV of December 14, 1960)." (see Paris Notification No. 1 and No. 6)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 6)
Lao People's Democratic Republic Accession: July 8, 1998October 8, 1998
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 187)
Latvia Accession: June 7, 1993September 7, 1993
Lebanon Accession: September 30, 1986December 30, 1986
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 117)
Lesotho Accession: June 27, 1989September 28, 1989
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 121)
Liberia Accession: May 27, 1994August 27, 1994
Libya Accession: June 28, 1976September 28, 1976
  • Accession to the Stockholm Act (1967) was accompanied by the following declaration: "The Government of the Libyan Arab Republic also considers it necessary to declare that the provisions of Article 24 of the Paris Convention, providing for the possibility of the application of the said Convention to colonies and dependent territories, are in contradiction with the Charter of the United Nations and Resolution 1514 (XV) of December 14, 1960, of the General Assembly of the United Nations." (Translation) (see Paris Notification No. 85)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 85)
  • Accession to the Stockholm Act (1967) by the Libyan Arab Republic.
LiechtensteinJuly 14, 1967Ratification: February 21, 1972May 25, 1972
Lithuania Accession: February 21, 1994May 22, 1994
LuxembourgJuly 14, 1967Ratification: December 10, 1974March 24, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on March 20, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 19)
MadagascarJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 3, 1972April 10, 1972
Malawi Accession: March 11, 1970June 25, 1970
Malaysia Accession: June 23, 1988January 1, 1989
Mali Accession: October 14, 1982March 1, 1983
Malta Accession: September 7, 1977December 12, 1977
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 92)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of Malta in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 21, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, Malta, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
Mauritania Accession: June 17, 1976September 21, 1976
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on October 26, 1973. Pursuant to the said Article, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 47)
Mauritius Accession: June 21, 1976September 24, 1976
Mexico Accession: April 21, 1976July 26, 1976
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the United Mexican States in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on June 13, 1972. Pursuant to the said Article, the United Mexican States, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 39)
MonacoJuly 14, 1967Ratification: June 27, 1975October 4, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Principality of Monaco in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on December 14, 1972. Pursuant to the said Article, the Principality of Monaco, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 41)
Mongolia Accession: January 16, 1985April 21, 1985
  • Accession to the Stockholm Act (1967) was accompanied by the following declaration: "The Government of the Mongolian People's Republic considers that the provisions of Article 24 of the Convention are contrary to the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (Resolution 1514/XV adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 14 December 1960)." (see Paris Notification No. 115)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 115)
  • Accession to the Stockholm Act (1967) by the Mongolian People's Republic.
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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 18, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
MoroccoJuly 14, 1967Ratification: April 27, 1971August 6, 1971
  • 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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 14, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Kingdom of Morocco, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
Mozambique Accession: April 9, 1998July 9, 1998
Namibia Accession: December 29, 2003January 1, 2004
Nepal Accession: March 22, 2001June 22, 2001
NetherlandsJuly 14, 1967Ratification: October 9, 1974January 10, 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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 11, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Ratification for the Kingdom in Europe, the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba. The Netherlands Antilles ceased to exist on October 10, 2010. As from that date, the Stockholm Act continues to apply to Curaçao and Sint Maarten. The Stockholm Act also continues to apply to the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius, and Saba which, with effect from October 10, 2010, have become part of the territory of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Europe. (see Paris Notification No. 116)
New Zealand Accession: March 14, 1984June 20, 1984
  • Accession to the Stockholm Act (1967), with the exception of Articles 1 to 12, extends to the Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau. (see Paris Notification No. 110)
Nicaragua Accession: April 3, 1996July 3, 1996
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 171)
NigerJuly 14, 1967Ratification: December 6, 1974March 6, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of the Niger in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 24, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Republic of the Niger, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris 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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on July 22, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Kingdom of Norway, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 26)
Oman Accession: April 14, 1999July 14, 1999
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 192)
Pakistan Accession: April 22, 2004July 22, 2004
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice.
Panama Accession: July 19, 1996October 19, 1996
Papua New Guinea Accession: March 15, 1999June 15, 1999
Paraguay Accession: February 25, 1994May 28, 1994
Peru Accession: January 11, 1995April 11, 1995
PhilippinesJuly 14, 1967Ratification: April 14, 1980July 16, 1980
PolandJanuary 10, 1968Ratification: December 23, 1974March 24, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Ratification contained the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. This declaration was withdrawn on July 21, 1994. (see Paris Notification No. 156)
  • Signature of the Stockholm Act (1967) was accompanied by the following declaration: "The provisions of Article 24 of the Paris Convention, giving member States the right to extend the effects of the said Convention to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are out-of-date and contrary to Resolution No. 1514/XV passed by the General Assembly of the UN on December 14, 1960." (see Paris Notification No. 1)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Polish People's Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 15, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Polish People's Republic, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Signature and ratification by the Polish People's Republic.
PortugalJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 27, 1975April 30, 1975
  • 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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 25, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Portuguese Republic, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
  • Application of the Stockholm Act (1967) to Macau: May 12, 1999; Entry into force: August 12, 1999. Cessation of responsibility: December 20, 1999. (see Paris Notification No. 194 and No. 196)
Qatar Accession: April 5, 2000July 5, 2000
Republic of Korea Accession: February 1, 1980May 4, 1980
Republic of Moldova Declaration of Continued Application: June 3, 1993December 25, 1991
  • Signature and ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) were accompanied by the following declaration: "At the time of the signing of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property; the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics deems it necessary to declare that the provisions of Article 24 of the Convention, providing the contracting parties with the possibility of extending the effects of the Convention to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are antiquated and out of line with the Declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples (Resolution 1514/XV of December 14, 1960)." (see Paris Notification No. 1 and No. 6)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 6)
RomaniaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: February 28, 1969April 26, 1970
RomaniaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: February 28, 1969April 26, 1970
  • Ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) was accompanied by the following declaration: "The Council of State of the Socialist Republic of Rumania considers that the maintenance of the state of dependence of certain territories to which reference is made in Article 24 of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, is not in accordance with the declaration on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 14, 1960, by Resolution 1514 (XV), in which is stressed the need to bring an end rapidly and unconditionally to colonialism in all its forms and manifestations." (Translation) (see Paris Notification No. 8)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 8)
  • Stockholm Act (1967) - Articles 1 to 12: Alternative entry into force date: May 19, 1970 - communicated to the States concerned by the Director General of WIPO. (see Paris Notification No. 16)
Russian FederationJuly 14, 1967Ratification: December 4, 1968April 26, 1970
  • Signature and ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) were accompanied by the following declaration: "At the time of the signing of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property; the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics deems it necessary to declare that the provisions of Article 24 of the Convention, providing the contracting parties with the possibility of extending the effects of the Convention to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are antiquated and out of line with the Declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples (Resolution 1514/XV of December 14, 1960)." (see Paris Notification No. 1 and No. 6)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 6)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Adherence by the Soviet Union, continued by the Russian Federation as from December 25, 1991.
  • Stockholm Act (1967) - Articles 1 to 12: Alternative entry into force date: May 19, 1970 - communicated to the States concerned by the Director General of WIPO. (see Paris Notification No. 16)
Russian FederationJuly 14, 1967Ratification: December 4, 1968April 26, 1970
Rwanda Accession: November 3, 1983March 1, 1984
Saint Kitts and Nevis Accession: January 3, 1995April 9, 1995
Saint Lucia Accession: March 9, 1995June 9, 1995
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 164)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Accession: May 29, 1995August 29, 1995
Samoa Accession: June 21, 2013September 21, 2013
San Marino Accession: March 26, 1991June 26, 1991
Sao Tome and Principe Accession: February 12, 1998May 12, 1998
Saudi Arabia Accession: December 11, 2003March 11, 2004
SenegalJuly 14, 1967Ratification: September 19, 1968April 26, 1970
  • Stockholm Act (1967) - Articles 1 to 12: Alternative entry into force date: May 19, 1970 - communicated to the States concerned by the Director General of WIPO. (see Paris Notification No. 16)
SenegalJuly 14, 1967Ratification: September 19, 1968April 26, 1970
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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 18, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
Seychelles Accession: August 7, 2002November 7, 2002
Sierra Leone Accession: March 17, 1997June 17, 1997
Singapore Accession: November 23, 1994February 23, 1995
Slovakia Declaration of Continued Application: December 30, 1992January 1, 1993
  • Accession to the Stockholm Act (1967) was accompanied by the following declaration: "Contrary to the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples put down in the Charter of the United Nations and in the Declaration No. 1514/G.A. UNO, concerning the granting of independence to colonial countries, article 24 contains the so called colonial clause which is not in conformity with the main principles of international law." (see Paris Notification No. 28)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. This declaration was withdrawn on June 11, 1991. (see Paris Notification No. 127)
  • 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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 4, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 27)
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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 18, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
South AfricaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: December 23, 1974March 24, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 60)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of South Africa in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 17, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Republic of South Africa, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
SpainJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 10, 1972April 14, 1972
  • 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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 17, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Spanish State, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
Sri Lanka Accession: June 20, 1978September 23, 1978
Sudan Accession: January 16, 1984April 16, 1984
Suriname Declaration of Continued Application: November 16, 1976November 25, 1975
SwedenJuly 14, 1967Ratification: July 7, 1970October 9, 1970
  • Ratification of Articles 1 to 12 of the Stockholm Act (1967) was accompanied by the following statement: "As regards any country of the Union which is not party to the Stockholm Act, Sweden will apply the provisions of the most recent Act of the Paris Convention to which that country is a party." (Translation) (see Paris Notification No. 25)
SwedenJuly 14, 1967Ratification: August 12, 1969April 26, 1970
SwitzerlandJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 26, 1970April 26, 1970
SwitzerlandJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 26, 1970April 26, 1970
  • Stockholm Act (1967) - Articles 1 to 12: Alternative entry into force date: May 19, 1970 - communicated to the States concerned by the Director General of WIPO. (see Paris Notification No. 16)
Syrian Arab Republic Accession: September 13, 2002December 13, 2002
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 207)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 15, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Syrian Arab Republic, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
Tajikistan Declaration of Continued Application: February 14, 1994December 25, 1991
  • Signature and ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) were accompanied by the following declaration: "At the time of the signing of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property; the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics deems it necessary to declare that the provisions of Article 24 of the Convention, providing the contracting parties with the possibility of extending the effects of the Convention to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are antiquated and out of line with the Declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples (Resolution 1514/XV of December 14, 1960)." (see Paris Notification No. 1 and No. 6)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 6)
Thailand Accession: May 2, 2008August 2, 2008
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 217)
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 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 18, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
Togo Accession: January 28, 1975April 30, 1975
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Togolese Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on December 5, 1972. Pursuant to the said Article, the Togolese Republic, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 40)
Tonga Accession: March 14, 2001June 14, 2001
Trinidad and Tobago Accession: May 16, 1988August 16, 1988
TunisiaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 7, 1976April 12, 1976
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 78)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of Tunisia in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 18, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Republic of Tunisia, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
Turkey Accession: October 28, 1994February 1, 1995
Turkey Accession: February 12, 1976May 16, 1976
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Republic of Turkey in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 17, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Republic of Turkey, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)
Turkmenistan Declaration of Continued Application: March 1, 1995December 25, 1991
  • Signature and ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) were accompanied by the following declaration: "At the time of the signing of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property; the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics deems it necessary to declare that the provisions of Article 24 of the Convention, providing the contracting parties with the possibility of extending the effects of the Convention to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are antiquated and out of line with the Declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples (Resolution 1514/XV of December 14, 1960)." (see Paris Notification No. 1 and No. 6)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 6)
Uganda Accession: July 18, 1973October 20, 1973
Ukraine Declaration of Continued Application: September 21, 1992December 25, 1991
  • Signature and ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) were accompanied by the following declaration: "At the time of the signing of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property; the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics deems it necessary to declare that the provisions of Article 24 of the Convention, providing the contracting parties with the possibility of extending the effects of the Convention to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are antiquated and out of line with the Declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples (Resolution 1514/XV of December 14, 1960)." (see Paris Notification No. 1 and No. 6)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 6)
United Arab Emirates Accession: June 19, 1996September 19, 1996
United KingdomJuly 14, 1967Ratification: February 26, 1969April 26, 1970
United KingdomJuly 14, 1967Ratification: February 26, 1969April 26, 1970
  • Extension of application of the Stockholm Act (1967) to the Isle of Man with effect from October 29, 1983. (see Paris Notification No. 104)
  • Application of the Stockholm Act (1967) to Hong Kong: August 9, 1977; Entry into force: November 16, 1977; Cessation of responsibility: July 1, 1997. (see Paris Notification No. 91 and No. 179)
  • Stockholm Act (1967) - Articles 1 to 12: Alternative entry into force date: May 19, 1970 - communicated to the States concerned by the Director General of WIPO. (see Paris Notification No. 16)
United Republic of Tanzania Accession: September 30, 1983December 30, 1983
United States of AmericaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: May 25, 1970September 5, 1970
United States of AmericaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: May 22, 1973August 25, 1973
  • Extension of application of the Stockholm Act (1967) to all territories and possessions of the United States of America, including the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as from August 25, 1973. (see Paris Notification No. 44)
Uruguay Accession: September 20, 1979December 28, 1979
  • Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on November 19, 1973. Pursuant to the said Article, the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 48)
Uzbekistan Declaration of Continued Application: August 18, 1993December 25, 1991
  • Signature and ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) were accompanied by the following declaration: "At the time of the signing of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property; the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics deems it necessary to declare that the provisions of Article 24 of the Convention, providing the contracting parties with the possibility of extending the effects of the Convention to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are antiquated and out of line with the Declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples (Resolution 1514/XV of December 14, 1960)." (see Paris Notification No. 1 and No. 6)
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 6)
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Accession: June 9, 1995September 12, 1995
Viet Nam Declaration of Continued Application: April 7, 1981July 2, 1976
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice.
  • Stockholm Act (1967): Entry into force date given as date of unification of the Democratic Republic of Viet-Nam and the Republic of South Viet-Nam to form the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam. Declaration of continued application: April 7, 1981.
    Republic of Viet-Nam: Accession: January 30, 1975; Entry into force: April 30, 1975.
Yemen Accession: November 15, 2006February 15, 2007
  • Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 214)
Zambia Accession: February 14, 1977May 14, 1977
Zimbabwe Accession: September 29, 1981December 30, 1981