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SignatureMarch 20, 1883
RatificationJune 6, 1884
Entry into forceJuly 7, 1884


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Stockholm Act (1967) July 14, 1967Ratification: October 31, 1974February 12, 1975
Lisbon Act (1958) October 31, 1958Accession: June 18, 1965August 21, 1965
London Act (1934) June 2, 1934Accession: October 24, 1939November 24, 1939
The Hague Act (1925) November 6, 1925Accession: June 12, 1929July 27, 1929
Washington Act (1911) June 2, 1911Accession: July 8, 1914August 8, 1914
Brussels Act (1900) December 14, 1900Ratification: June 14, 1902September 14, 1902

Declarations, reservations etc.

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.

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