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Contracting Parties > Madrid Agreement (Marks) > Nice Act (1957) (Total Contracting Parties : 17)

Contracting PartySignatureInstrumentIn ForceDetails
AustriaJune 15, 1957Ratification: November 21, 1969February 8, 1970
  • Nice Act (1957): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of Austria declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to Austria only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: February 8, 1970. (see Industrial Property 1970, No.2, p.39)
BelgiumJune 15, 1957Ratification: March 8, 1962December 15, 1966
Egypt Accession: August 4, 1965December 15, 1966
  • Nice Act (1957): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of Egypt declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to Egypt only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: March 1, 1967. (see Industrial Property 1966, No.9, p.206 and Industrial Property 1966, No.12, p.271)
  • Nice Act (1957): Accession by the United Arab Emirates.
FranceJune 15, 1957Ratification: November 9, 1959December 15, 1966
GermanyJune 15, 1957Ratification: October 8, 1964December 15, 1966
  • Nice Act (1957): Dates apply to Federal Republic of Germany.
    German Democratic Republic - Accession: July 10, 1964. The validity of this accession was contested by several Member States. Date of ceasing to be a party: October 3, 1990.
HungaryJune 15, 1957Ratification: January 10, 1967March 23, 1967
  • Nice Act (1957): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of Hungary declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to Hungary only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: October 30, 1970. (see Industrial Property 1970, No.5, p.141)
ItalyJune 15, 1957Ratification: July 25, 1960December 15, 1966
  • Nice Act (1957): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of Italy declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to Italy only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: June 14, 1967. (see Industrial Property 1966, No.12, p.270-271)
LiechtensteinJune 15, 1957Ratification: February 17, 1967May 29, 1967
LuxembourgJune 15, 1957Ratification: January 20, 1964December 15, 1966
MonacoJune 15, 1957Ratification: March 8, 1961December 15, 1966
MoroccoJune 15, 1957Ratification: March 21, 1968December 18, 1970
  • Nice Act (1957): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of Morocco declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to Morocco only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: December 18, 1970. (see Industrial Property 1970, No.12, p.386)
NetherlandsJune 15, 1957Ratification: May 11, 1962December 15, 1966
  • Nice Act (1957): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of the Netherlands declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to the Netherlands only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: December 15, 1966. (see Industrial Property 1962, No.9, p.210 and Industrial Property 1966, No.12, p.271)
  • Application of the Nice Act (1957) to Aruba: February 14, 1986; Entry into force: September 8, 1986. This application was suspended for an indefinite period as from the date of entry into force in a communication dated June 24, 1988. (see Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 38)
PortugalJune 15, 1957Ratification: April 2, 1959December 15, 1966
Romania Accession: February 9, 1959December 15, 1966
  • Nice Act (1957): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of Romania declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to Romania only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: June 10, 1967. (see Industrial Property 1966, No.12, p.270-271)
San Marino Accession: February 11, 1966December 15, 1966
  • Nice Act (1957): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of San Marino declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to San Marino only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: August 14, 1969. (see Industrial Property 1969, No.7, p.183)
SpainJune 15, 1957Ratification: November 13, 1958December 15, 1966
SwitzerlandJune 15, 1957Ratification: October 2, 1962December 15, 1966