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Contracting Parties > WIPO Convention (Total Contracting Parties : 187)

Contracting PartySignatureInstrumentIn ForceDetails
Afghanistan Accession: September 13, 2005December 13, 2005 
Albania Accession: March 31, 1992June 30, 1992 
AlgeriaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 16, 1975April 16, 1975Details
Andorra Accession: July 28, 1994October 28, 1994 
Angola Accession: January 15, 1985April 15, 1985 
Antigua and Barbuda Accession: December 17, 1999March 17, 2000 
Argentina Accession: July 8, 1980October 8, 1980Details
Armenia Accession: January 22, 1993April 22, 1993 
Australia Accession: May 10, 1972August 10, 1972Details
AustriaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: May 11, 1973August 11, 1973 
Azerbaijan Accession: September 25, 1995December 25, 1995 
Bahamas Accession: October 4, 1976January 4, 1977 
Bahrain Accession: March 22, 1995June 22, 1995 
Bangladesh Accession: February 11, 1985May 11, 1985 
Barbados Accession: July 5, 1979October 5, 1979 
BelarusNovember 16, 1967Ratification: March 19, 1969April 26, 1970Details
BelgiumJuly 14, 1967Ratification: October 31, 1974January 31, 1975Details
Belize Accession: March 17, 2000June 17, 2000 
Benin Accession: December 9, 1974March 9, 1975Details
Bhutan Accession: December 16, 1993March 16, 1994 
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Accession: April 6, 1993July 6, 1993 
Bosnia and Herzegovina Declaration of Continued Application: June 2, 1993March 1, 1992Details
Botswana Accession: January 15, 1998April 15, 1998 
Brazil Accession: December 20, 1974March 20, 1975Details
Brunei Darussalam Accession: January 21, 1994April 21, 1994 
BulgariaJanuary 11, 1968Ratification: February 19, 1970May 19, 1970Details
Burkina Faso Accession: May 23, 1975August 23, 1975Details
Burundi Accession: December 30, 1976March 30, 1977 
Cabo Verde Accession: April 7, 1997July 7, 1997 
Cambodia Accession: April 25, 1995July 25, 1995 
CameroonJuly 14, 1967Ratification: August 3, 1973November 3, 1973Details
Canada Accession: March 26, 1970June 26, 1970 
Central African RepublicJuly 14, 1967Ratification: May 23, 1978August 23, 1978Details
Chad Accession: June 26, 1970September 26, 1970 
Chile Accession: March 25, 1975June 25, 1975Details
China Accession: March 3, 1980June 3, 1980 
Colombia Accession: February 4, 1980May 4, 1980 
Comoros Accession: January 3, 2005April 3, 2005 
Congo Accession: September 2, 1975December 2, 1975Details
Costa Rica Accession: March 10, 1981June 10, 1981 
Côte d'IvoireJuly 14, 1967Ratification: February 1, 1974May 1, 1974Details
Croatia Declaration / Notification of Succession: July 28, 1992October 8, 1991Details
Cuba Accession: December 27, 1974March 27, 1975Details
Cyprus Accession: July 26, 1984October 26, 1984Details
Czech Republic Declaration of Continued Application: December 18, 1992January 1, 1993Details
Democratic People's Republic of Korea Accession: May 17, 1974August 17, 1974 
Democratic Republic of the CongoJuly 14, 1967Ratification: October 28, 1974January 28, 1975Details
DenmarkJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 26, 1970April 26, 1970 
Djibouti Accession: February 13, 2002May 13, 2002 
Dominica Accession: June 26, 1998September 26, 1998 
Dominican Republic Accession: March 27, 2000June 27, 2000 
EcuadorJuly 14, 1967Ratification: February 22, 1988May 22, 1988 
Egypt Accession: January 21, 1975April 21, 1975Details
El Salvador Accession: June 18, 1979September 18, 1979 
Equatorial Guinea Accession: March 26, 1997June 26, 1997 
Eritrea Accession: November 20, 1996February 20, 1997 
Estonia Accession: November 5, 1993February 5, 1994 
Ethiopia Accession: November 19, 1997February 19, 1998 
Fiji Accession: December 11, 1971March 11, 1972 
FinlandJuly 14, 1967Ratification: June 8, 1970September 8, 1970 
FranceJuly 14, 1967Ratification: July 18, 1974October 18, 1974Details
GabonJuly 14, 1967Ratification: March 6, 1975June 6, 1975Details
Gambia Accession: September 10, 1980December 10, 1980 
Georgia Declaration of Continued Application: January 18, 1994December 25, 1991Details
GermanyJuly 14, 1967Ratification: June 19, 1970September 19, 1970Details
Ghana Accession: March 12, 1976June 12, 1976 
GreeceJuly 14, 1967Ratification: December 4, 1975March 4, 1976Details
Grenada Accession: June 22, 1998September 22, 1998 
Guatemala Accession: January 31, 1983April 30, 1983 
Guinea Accession: August 13, 1980November 13, 1980 
Guinea-Bissau Accession: March 28, 1988June 28, 1988 
Guyana Accession: July 25, 1994October 25, 1994 
Haiti Accession: August 2, 1983November 2, 1983 
Holy SeeJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 20, 1975April 20, 1975Details
Honduras Accession: August 15, 1983November 15, 1983 
HungaryJanuary 12, 1968Ratification: December 18, 1969April 26, 1970Details
IcelandJuly 14, 1967Ratification: June 13, 1986September 13, 1986 
India Accession: January 31, 1975May 1, 1975Details
IndonesiaJanuary 12, 1968Ratification: September 18, 1979December 18, 1979Details
Iran (Islamic Republic of)July 14, 1967Ratification: December 14, 2001March 14, 2002 
Iraq Accession: October 21, 1975January 21, 1976 
IrelandJanuary 12, 1968 April 26, 1970Details
IsraelJuly 14, 1967Ratification: July 30, 1969April 26, 1970 
ItalyJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 20, 1977April 20, 1977Details
Jamaica Accession: September 25, 1978December 25, 1978 
JapanJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 20, 1975April 20, 1975Details
Jordan Accession: April 12, 1972July 12, 1972 
Kazakhstan Declaration of Continued Application: February 16, 1993December 25, 1991Details
KenyaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: July 5, 1971October 5, 1971 
Kiribati Accession: April 19, 2013July 19, 2013 
Kuwait Accession: April 14, 1998July 14, 1998 
Kyrgyzstan Declaration of Continued Application: February 14, 1994December 25, 1991Details
Lao People's Democratic Republic Accession: October 17, 1994January 17, 1995 
Latvia Accession: October 21, 1992January 21, 1993 
Lebanon Accession: September 30, 1986December 30, 1986 
Lesotho Accession: August 18, 1986November 18, 1986 
Liberia Accession: December 8, 1988March 8, 1989 
Libya Accession: June 28, 1976September 28, 1976Details
LiechtensteinJuly 14, 1967Ratification: February 21, 1972May 21, 1972 
Lithuania Accession: January 30, 1992April 30, 1992 
LuxembourgJuly 14, 1967Ratification: December 19, 1974March 19, 1975Details
MadagascarJuly 14, 1967Ratification: September 22, 1989December 22, 1989Details
Malawi Accession: March 11, 1970June 11, 1970 
Malaysia Accession: October 1, 1988January 1, 1989 
Maldives Accession: February 12, 2004May 12, 2004 
Mali Accession: May 14, 1982August 14, 1982 
Malta Accession: September 7, 1977December 7, 1977Details
Mauritania Accession: June 17, 1976September 17, 1976Details
Mauritius Accession: June 21, 1976September 21, 1976 
MexicoJuly 14, 1967Ratification: March 14, 1975June 14, 1975Details
MonacoJuly 14, 1967Ratification: December 3, 1974March 3, 1975 
Mongolia Accession: November 28, 1978February 28, 1979Details
Montenegro Declaration of Continued Application: December 4, 2006June 3, 2006Details
MoroccoJuly 14, 1967Ratification: April 27, 1971July 27, 1971Details
Mozambique Accession: September 23, 1996December 23, 1996 
Myanmar Accession: February 15, 2001May 15, 2001 
Namibia Accession: September 23, 1991December 23, 1991 
Nepal Accession: November 4, 1996February 4, 1997 
NetherlandsJuly 14, 1967Ratification: October 9, 1974January 9, 1975Details
New Zealand Accession: March 14, 1984June 20, 1984Details
Nicaragua Accession: February 5, 1985May 5, 1985 
NigerJuly 14, 1967Ratification: February 18, 1975May 18, 1975Details
Nigeria Accession: January 9, 1995April 9, 1995 
NorwayJuly 14, 1967Ratification: March 8, 1974June 8, 1974Details
Oman Accession: November 19, 1996February 19, 1997 
Pakistan Accession: October 6, 1976January 6, 1977 
Panama Accession: June 17, 1983September 17, 1983 
Papua New Guinea Accession: April 10, 1997July 10, 1997 
Paraguay Accession: March 20, 1987June 20, 1987 
PeruJuly 14, 1967Ratification: June 4, 1980September 4, 1980 
PhilippinesJuly 14, 1967Ratification: April 14, 1980July 14, 1980 
PolandJanuary 10, 1968Ratification: December 23, 1974March 23, 1975Details
PortugalJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 27, 1975April 27, 1975Details
Qatar Accession: June 3, 1976September 3, 1976 
Republic of Korea Accession: December 1, 1978March 1, 1979 
Republic of Moldova Declaration of Continued Application: June 3, 1993December 25, 1991Details
RomaniaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: February 28, 1969April 26, 1970Details
Russian FederationOctober 12, 1967Ratification: December 4, 1968April 26, 1970Details
Rwanda Accession: November 3, 1983February 3, 1984 
Saint Kitts and Nevis Accession: August 16, 1995November 16, 1995 
Saint Lucia Accession: May 21, 1993August 21, 1993 
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Accession: May 29, 1995August 29, 1995 
Samoa Accession: July 11, 1997October 11, 1997Details
San Marino Accession: March 26, 1991June 26, 1991 
Sao Tome and Principe Accession: February 12, 1998May 12, 1998 
Saudi Arabia Accession: February 22, 1982May 22, 1982 
SenegalJuly 14, 1967Ratification: September 19, 1968April 26, 1970 
Serbia Declaration of Continued Application: September 19, 2006April 27, 1992Details
Seychelles Accession: December 16, 1999March 16, 2000 
Sierra Leone Accession: February 18, 1986May 18, 1986 
Singapore Accession: September 10, 1990December 10, 1990 
Slovakia Declaration of Continued Application: December 30, 1992January 1, 1993Details
Slovenia Declaration of Continued Application: June 12, 1992June 25, 1991Details
Somalia Accession: August 18, 1982November 18, 1982Details
South AfricaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: December 23, 1974March 23, 1975Details
SpainJuly 14, 1967Ratification: June 6, 1969April 26, 1970 
Sri Lanka Accession: June 20, 1978September 20, 1978 
Sudan Accession: November 15, 1973February 15, 1974 
Suriname Declaration of Continued Application: November 16, 1976November 25, 1975Details
Swaziland Accession: May 18, 1988August 18, 1988 
SwedenJuly 14, 1967Ratification: August 12, 1969April 26, 1970 
SwitzerlandJuly 14, 1967Ratification: January 26, 1970April 26, 1970 
Syrian Arab Republic Accession: August 18, 2004November 18, 2004Details
Tajikistan Declaration of Continued Application: February 14, 1994December 25, 1991Details
Thailand Accession: September 25, 1989December 25, 1989Details
the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Declaration / Notification of Succession: July 23, 1993September 8, 1991Details
Togo Accession: January 28, 1975April 28, 1975Details
Tonga Accession: March 14, 2001June 14, 2001 
Trinidad and Tobago Accession: May 16, 1988August 16, 1988 
TunisiaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: August 28, 1975November 28, 1975Details
Turkey Accession: February 12, 1976May 12, 1976Details
Turkmenistan Declaration of Continued Application: March 1, 1995December 25, 1991Details
Tuvalu Accession: March 4, 2014June 4, 2014 
Uganda Accession: July 18, 1973October 18, 1973 
UkraineNovember 16, 1967Ratification: February 12, 1969April 26, 1970Details
United Arab Emirates Accession: June 24, 1974September 24, 1974 
United KingdomJuly 14, 1967Ratification: February 26, 1969April 26, 1970 
United Republic of Tanzania Accession: September 30, 1983December 30, 1983 
United States of AmericaJuly 14, 1967Ratification: May 25, 1970August 25, 1970 
Uruguay Accession: September 21, 1979December 21, 1979 
Uzbekistan Declaration of Continued Application: May 5, 1993December 25, 1991Details
Vanuatu Accession: December 2, 2011March 2, 2012 
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Accession: August 23, 1984November 23, 1984Details
Viet Nam Declaration of Continued Application: April 7, 1981July 2, 1976Details
Yemen Accession: December 29, 1978March 29, 1979Details
Zambia Accession: February 14, 1977May 14, 1977 
Zimbabwe Accession: September 29, 1981December 29, 1981 

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