WIPO-Administered Treaties

Contracting Parties > Lisbon Agreement > Stockholm Act (1967) (Total Contracting Parties : 27)

Contracting PartySignatureInstrumentIn ForceDetails
Algeria Accession: March 24, 1972October 31, 1973
Bosnia and Herzegovina Accession: April 4, 2013July 4, 2013
Bulgaria Accession: April 29, 1975August 12, 1975
  • Declaration made upon accession to the Stockholm Act:
    "The People's Republic of Bulgaria considers that the terms of Article 14, paragraph (4), providing the right for colonial States to extend the application of the Agreement referred to above to the territories which are subordinated to them, are in contradiction with current international law and 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." (Translation). (see Lisbon Notification No. 13)
  • Accession by the People's Republic of Bulgaria.
Burkina Faso Accession: May 23, 1975September 2, 1975
  • Accession by the Republic of the Upper Volta.
Congo Accession: August 8, 1977November 16, 1977
  • Accession by the People's Republic of the Congo.
Costa Rica Accession: April 30, 1997July 30, 1997
CubaJanuary 12, 1968Ratification: December 27, 1974April 8, 1975
  • Declaration made upon ratification of the Stockholm Act:
    "The Government of the Republic of Cuba declares that the provisions of Article 14 of the Lisbon Agreement which refer to Article 24 of the Paris Convention, both revised at Stockholm, are contrary to the Declaration on the grant of independence to colonial countries and people (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 Lisbon Notification No. 10)
Czech Republic Declaration of Continued Application: December 18, 1992January 1, 1993
Democratic People's Republic of Korea Accession: October 4, 2004January 4, 2005
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 18(2) of the Lisbon Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on May 20, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the French Republic, which was a member of the Lisbon Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 9 to 12 of the Stockholm Act of the Lisbon Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Lisbon Notification No. 4)
  • Declaration made upon ratification of the Stockholm Act:
    "The Government of the French Republic, referring to Article 14, paragraph (4), of the Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration declares that the said Agreement 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 Lisbon Notification No. 14)
Gabon Accession: March 6, 1975June 10, 1975
Georgia Accession: June 23, 2004September 23, 2004
HungaryJanuary 12, 1968Ratification: December 18, 1969October 31, 1973
  • Declaration made upon ratification of the Stockholm Act:
    "The Presidential Council of the Hungarian People's Republic draws attention to the fact that the provisions of Article 14, paragraph(4) of the Agreement 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 Lisbon Notification No. 3)
  • Ratification by the Hungarian People's Republic.
Iran (Islamic Republic of) Accession: December 9, 2005March 9, 2006
IsraelJuly 14, 1967Ratification: July 30, 1969October 31, 1973
Italy Accession: 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 18(2) of the Lisbon Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on April 29, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Italian Republic, which was a member of the Lisbon Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 9 to 12 of the Stockholm Act of the Lisbon Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Lisbon Notification No. 4)
Mexico Accession: October 26, 2000January 26, 2001
Montenegro Declaration of Continued Application: December 4, 2006June 3, 2006
Nicaragua Accession: March 15, 2006June 15, 2006
Peru Accession: February 16, 2005May 16, 2005
PortugalJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 16, 1991April 17, 1991
  • 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 18(2) of the Lisbon Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 25, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Portuguese Republic, which was a member of the Lisbon Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 9 to 12 of the Stockholm Act of the Lisbon Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Lisbon Notification No. 6)
Republic of Moldova Accession: January 5, 2001April 5, 2001
Serbia Declaration of Continued Application: September 19, 2006June 1, 1999
Slovakia Declaration of Continued Application: December 30, 1992January 1, 1993
the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Accession: July 6, 2010October 6, 2010
Togo Accession: January 28, 1975April 30, 1975
Tunisia Accession: July 31, 1973October 31, 1973