Contracting Parties > Madrid Agreement (Marks) > France
|Signature||April 14, 1891|
|Ratification||June 15, 1892|
|Entry into force||July 15, 1892|
Territorial InformationIncluding all Overseas Departments and Territories.
|Article(s)||Signature||Instrument||Entry into Force|
|Stockholm Act (1967)||July 14, 1967||Ratification: May 2, 1975||August 12, 1975|
|Nice Act (1957)||June 15, 1957||Ratification: November 9, 1959||December 15, 1966|
|London Act (1934)||June 2, 1934||Accession: May 15, 1939||June 25, 1939|
|The Hague Act (1925)||November 6, 1925||Accession: September 9, 1930||October 20, 1930|
|Washington Act (1911)||June 2, 1911||Ratification: April 1, 1913||May 1, 1913|
|Brussels Act (1900)||December 14, 1900||Ratification: June 14, 1902||September 14, 1902|
Declarations, Reservations etc.Stockholm Act (1967): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of France declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to France only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: August 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 Madrid (Marks) Agreement. 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 Madrid 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 Article 10 to 13 of the Stockholm Act of the Madrid (Marks) Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles.
Territorial InformationRatification of the Stockholm Act (1967) also applied to the department of Guyane, Guadeloupe, Martinique and Reunion, and to the overseas territories of New Caledonia, French Polynesia, St. Pierre and Miquelon, Wallis and Futuna Island and the French Southern and Antarctic Territories.
Accession to the London Act (1934) included Algeria and colonies.
Accession to the Hague Act (1925) included Algeria and colonies.
Ratification of the Washington Act (1911) included Algeria and colonies.
Ratification of the Brussels Act (1900) included Algeria and colonies.