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Contracting Parties > UPOV Convention (Total Contracting Parties : 71)

Contracting PartySignatureInstrumentIn ForceDetails
Albania Accession: September 15, 2005October 15, 2005Details
Argentina Accession: November 25, 1994December 25, 1994Details
Australia Accession: February 1, 1989March 1, 1989Details
Austria Accession: June 14, 1994July 14, 1994Details
Azerbaijan Accession: November 9, 2004December 9, 2004Details
Belarus Accession: December 5, 2002January 5, 2003Details
BelgiumDecember 2, 1961Ratification: November 5, 1976December 5, 1976Details
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Accession: April 21, 1999May 21, 1999 
Brazil Accession: April 23, 1999May 23, 1999Details
Bulgaria Accession: March 24, 1998April 24, 1998Details
Canada Accession: February 4, 1991March 4, 1991Details
Chile Accession: December 5, 1995January 5, 1996Details
China Accession: March 23, 1999April 23, 1999Details
Colombia Accession: August 13, 1996September 13, 1996Details
Costa Rica Accession: December 12, 2008January 12, 2009Details
Croatia Accession: August 1, 2001September 1, 2001Details
Czech Republic Declaration of Continued Application: January 12, 1993January 1, 1993Details
DenmarkNovember 26, 1962Ratification: September 6, 1968October 6, 1968Details
Dominican Republic Accession: May 16, 2007June 16, 2007Details
Ecuador Accession: July 8, 1997August 8, 1997Details
Estonia Accession: August 24, 2000September 24, 2000Details
European Union (EU) Accession: June 29, 2005July 29, 2005Details
Finland Accession: March 16, 1993April 16, 1993Details
FranceDecember 2, 1961Ratification: September 3, 1971October 3, 1971Details
Georgia Accession: October 29, 2008November 29, 2008Details
GermanyDecember 2, 1961Ratification: July 11, 1968August 10, 1968Details
Hungary Accession: March 16, 1983April 16, 1983Details
Iceland Accession: April 3, 2006May 3, 2006Details
Ireland Accession: May 19, 1981November 8, 1981Details
Israel Accession: November 12, 1979December 12, 1979Details
ItalyDecember 2, 1961Ratification: June 1, 1977July 1, 1977Details
Japan Acceptance: August 3, 1982September 3, 1982Details
Jordan Accession: September 24, 2004October 24, 2004Details
Kenya Accession: April 13, 1999May 13, 1999Details
Kyrgyzstan Accession: May 26, 2000June 26, 2000Details
Latvia Accession: July 30, 2002August 30, 2002Details
Lithuania Accession: November 10, 2003December 10, 2003Details
Mexico Accession: July 9, 1997August 9, 1997Details
Morocco Accession: September 8, 2006October 8, 2006Details
NetherlandsDecember 2, 1961Ratification: August 8, 1967August 10, 1968Details
New Zealand Accession: November 3, 1980November 8, 1981Details
Nicaragua Accession: August 6, 2001September 6, 2001Details
Norway Accession: August 13, 1993September 13, 1993Details
Oman Accession: October 22, 2009November 22, 2009Details
Panama Accession: April 23, 1999May 23, 1999Details
Paraguay Accession: January 8, 1997February 8, 1997Details
Peru Accession: July 8, 2011August 8, 2011Details
Poland Accession: October 11, 1989November 11, 1989Details
Portugal Accession: September 14, 1995October 14, 1995Details
Republic of Korea Accession: December 7, 2001January 7, 2002Details
Republic of Moldova Accession: September 28, 1998October 28, 1998Details
Romania Accession: February 16, 2001March 16, 2001Details
Russian Federation Accession: March 24, 1998April 24, 1998Details
Serbia Accession: December 5, 2012January 5, 2013Details
Singapore Accession: June 30, 2004July 30, 2004Details
Slovakia Declaration of Continued Application: January 12, 1993January 1, 1993Details
Slovenia Accession: June 29, 1999July 29, 1999Details
South Africa Accession: October 7, 1977November 6, 1977Details
Spain Accession: April 18, 1980May 18, 1980Details
Sweden Accession: November 17, 1971December 17, 1971Details
SwitzerlandNovember 30, 1962Ratification: June 10, 1977July 10, 1977Details
the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Accession: April 4, 2011May 4, 2011Details
Trinidad and Tobago Accession: December 30, 1997January 30, 1998Details
Tunisia Accession: July 31, 2003August 31, 2003Details
Turkey Accession: October 18, 2007November 18, 2007Details
Ukraine Accession: October 3, 1995November 3, 1995Details
United KingdomNovember 26, 1962Ratification: September 17, 1965August 10, 1968Details
United States of America Acceptance: November 12, 1980November 8, 1981Details
Uruguay Accession: October 13, 1994November 13, 1994Details
Uzbekistan Accession: October 14, 2004November 14, 2004Details
Viet Nam Accession: November 24, 2006December 24, 2006Details

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