Paris Notification No. 191
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

Ratification by the Islamic Republic of Iran of the Stockholm Act (1967)

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 Islamic Republic of Iran, on December 12, 1998, of its instrument of ratification of the Stockholm Act of July 14, 1967, as amended on September 28, 1979, of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property of March 20, 1883.

The said instrument of ratification contains a declaration that pursuant to Article 28(2) of the Convention, the Islamic Republic of Iran declares that the Islamic Republic of Iran does not consider itself bound by the provisions of paragraph 1 of Article 28 of the Convention.

The Stockholm Act (1967), as amended on September 28, 1979, of the said Convention will enter into force, with respect to the Islamic Republic of Iran, on March 12, 1999.

December 12, 1998