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 Date
AccessionApril 18, 1899
Entry into forceJuly 15, 1899

Act(s)

Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Stockholm Act (1967)1 - 12July 14, 1967Ratification: June 20, 1975October 1, 1975
Stockholm Act (1967)13 - 30July 14, 1967Ratification: January 20, 1975April 24, 1975
Lisbon Act (1958) October 31, 1958Accession: June 18, 1965August 21, 1965
London Act (1934) June 2, 1934Ratification: June 17, 1938August 1, 1938
The Hague Act (1925) November 6, 1925Accession: November 14, 1934January 1, 1935
Washington Act (1911) June 2, 1911Ratification: April 1, 1913May 1, 1913
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 Japan 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 September 17, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, Japan, 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.

Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of Japan 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 September 17, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, Japan, 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.

Territorial Information

Ratification of the London Act (1934) included Korea, Formosa and South Sakhalin.

Accession to the Hague Act (1925) included Korea, Formosa and South Sakhalin.

 

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