World Intellectual Property Organization

PCT Notification No. 169
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

Accession by the Federal Republic of Nigeria

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 Federal Republic of Nigeria, on February 8, 2005, of its instrument of accession to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), done at Washington on June 19, 1970, amended on September 28, 1979, modified on February 3, 1984, and on October 3, 2001.

The said Treaty will enter into force, with respect to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on May 8, 2005.

February 8, 2005

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