Lisbon Notification No. 27
Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration

Accession by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

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 by the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, on October 4, 2004, of its instrument of accession to the Lisbon Agreement for the Protection of Appellations of Origin and their International Registration of October 31, 1958, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, and amended on September 28, 1979.

The said Agreement will enter into force, with respect to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, on January 4, 2005.

October 4, 2004