Paris Notification No. 218
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

Accession by Brunei Darussalam

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 the deposit by the Government of Brunei Darussalam, on November 17, 2011, of its instrument of accession to the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property of March 20, 1883, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, and as amended on September 28, 1979 (Paris Convention).

The Paris Convention will enter into force, with respect to Brunei Darussalam, on February 17, 2012.  On that date, Brunei Darussalam will become a member of the International Union for the Protection of Industrial Property ("Paris Union"), founded by the Paris Convention.

November 17, 2011