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Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 126
PCT Notification No. 143

Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

Non-Application of the Madrid Agreement, the Madrid Protocol and the PCT to the Macau Special Administrative Region

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments and has the honor to enclose the copy of a Note dated July 7, 2000, from the Permanent Mission of the People’s Republic of China to the United Nations Office at Geneva and other International Organizations in Switzerland.

July 12, 2000


The Permanent Mission of China to the United Nations Office in Geneva

To: Dr. Kamil Idris, Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization, Geneva

Note: SA/HL/00/010

The Permanent Mission of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations Office in Geneva and other International Organizations in Switzerland presents its compliments to Dr. Kamil Idris, Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization, and has the honor to inform the latter that, till further notice from the Chinese Government, the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks, to which the People's Republic of China is a member State, are not applicable to the Macao Special Administrative Region of China.

The Permanent Mission of China avails itself of this opportunity to renew to Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization, Dr. Kamil Idris, the assurances of its highest consideration.

Geneva, July 7, 2000

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