WIPO Notification No. 171
Paris Notification No. 146
Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 59
Nice Notification No. 77
Locarno Notification No. 32
Berne Notification No. 155

Convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization and certain other treaties administered by WIPO

Declaration by the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and has the honor to notify him of the deposit, on June 2, 1993, by the Government of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, of the following declaration:

"The Government of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina hereby declares that

- the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization, signed at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, and amended on September 28, 1979,

- the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, of March 20, 1883, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, and amended on September 28, 1979,

- the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks, of April 14, 1891, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, and amended on September 28, 1979,

- the Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks, of June 15, 1957, as revised at Geneva on May 13, 1977, and amended on September 28, 1979,

- the Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs, of October 8, 1968, as amended on September 28, 1979,

- the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, of September 9, 1886, as revised at Paris on July 24, 1971, and amended on September 28, 1979,

in conformity with the provisions of the Vienna Convention on Succession of States in Respect of Treaties, signed on August 23, 1978, continue to be applicable to the territory of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina and that the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina accepts the obligations set forth in the said Conventions and Agreements in respect of its territory."

The Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina, by means of a communication received on December 23, 1993, informed the Director General of WIPO that under the unitary contribution system, the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina will, as from January 1, 1994, belong to Class VIII for the purpose of establishing its contribution towards the budgets of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the contribution-financed unions.

December 23, 1993