WIPO Notification No. 28
Convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization

Notifications deposited by the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, the Republic of Ivory Coast and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia concerning the application of the transitional provisions

The Director of the United International Bureaux for the Protection of Intellectual Property (BIRPI) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and, in accordance with the provisions of the above international instrument, adopted at Stockholm, has the honor to notify him of the notifications deposited by, the Governments of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, the Republic of Ivory Coast and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia in which those Governments indicate their desire to avail themselves of the provisions of Article 21(2) of the Convention.

Those notifications entered into force on the dates of their receipt, that is, on August 4, 1970, for the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic and on August 6, 1970, for the Republic of Ivory Coast and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, the Republic of Ivory Coast and the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, which are members of the Paris Union and of the Berne Union but which have not yet become party to the WIPO Convention, may, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the said Convention, exercise the same rights as if they had become party.

August 10, 1970