Nice Notification No. 39
Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks

Accession to the Geneva Act (1977) by the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic

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 Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, on September 13, 1978, of its instrument of accession to 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 Stockholm on July 14, 1967, and at Geneva on May 13, 1977.

The said instrument contains the following declaration: "Article 13 of the Agreement as revised at Geneva is in contradiction with the United Nations General Assembly Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples." (Translation)

The date of entry into force of the said Geneva Act (1977) will be notified when the required number of ratifications or accessions is reached in accordance with Article 9(4) of the said Act.

September 15, 1978