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 Date
Declaration of Continued ApplicationSeptember 21, 1964
Entry into forceJanuary 1, 1960

Additional Information

Application to the Brussels Act (1948) by France: October 23, 1951; Entry into force: May 22, 1952. Declaration of continued application by Cameroon after the accession of the State to independence: September 21, 1964. The Act is applicable as of the accession of the country to independence: January 1, 1960.

Act(s)

Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Paris Act (1971)1 - 21July 24, 1971Ratification: August 3, 1973October 10, 1974
Paris Act (1971)22 - 38July 24, 1971Ratification: August 3, 1973November 10, 1973
Stockholm Act (1967) July 14, 1967  
Brussels Act (1948)  Declaration of Continued Application: September 21, 1964January 1, 1960

Declarations, Reservations etc.

Paris Act (1971): A notification was deposited by the Government of the United Republic of Cameroon, in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(1) of the Paris Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on December 29, 1972. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the United Republic of Cameroon, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, until the expiration of five years from the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), that is to say until April 26, 1975, exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convection, as if it were bound by those Articles.

Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Federal Republic of Cameroon in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 22, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Federal Republic Cameroon, which was a member of the Berne 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 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles.

 

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