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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.
BelgiumJune 15, 1957Ratification: March 8, 1962December 15, 1966
  • Nice Act (1957): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of Belgium declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to Belgium only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: December 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.
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.
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.
LiechtensteinJune 15, 1957Ratification: February 17, 1967May 29, 1967
LuxembourgJune 15, 1957Ratification: January 20, 1964December 15, 1966
  • Nice Act (1957): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of Luxembourg declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to Luxembourg only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: December 15, 1966.
MonacoJune 15, 1957Ratification: March 8, 1961December 15, 1966
  • Nice Act (1957): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of Monaco declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to Monaco only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: December 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.
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.
  • 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
  • Nice Act (1957): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of Portugal declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to Portugal only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: December 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.
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.
SpainJune 15, 1957Ratification: November 13, 1958December 15, 1966
  • Nice Act (1957): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of Spain declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to Spain only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: December 15, 1966.
SwitzerlandJune 15, 1957Ratification: October 2, 1962December 15, 1966