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SignatureMarch 20, 1883
RatificationJune 6, 1884
Entry into forceJuly 7, 1884

Territorial information

Ratification of the Paris Convention (1883) included the Azores and Madeira.


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Stockholm Act (1967) July 14, 1967Ratification: January 27, 1975April 30, 1975
Lisbon Act (1958) October 31, 1958  
London Act (1934) June 2, 1934Accession: October 7, 1949November 7, 1949
The Hague Act (1925) November 6, 1925Accession: July 7, 1928November 17, 1928
Washington Act (1911) June 2, 1911Ratification: April 1, 1913May 1, 1913
Brussels Act (1900) December 14, 1900Ratification: November 5, 1901September 14, 1902

Declarations, reservations etc.

Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Portuguese Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 30(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 25, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Portuguese Republic, which was a member of the Paris Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 13 to 17 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Paris Notification No. 29)

Territorial information

Application of the Stockholm Act (1967) to Macau: May 12, 1999; Entry into force: August 12, 1999. Cessation of responsibility: December 20, 1999. (see Paris Notification No. 194 and No. 196)

Accession to the London Act (1934) included the Azores and Madeira.

Accession to the Hague Act (1925) included the Azores and Madeira.