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AccessionAugust 26, 1920
Entry into forceOctober 6, 1920


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Stockholm Act (1967)1 - 12July 14, 1967Ratification: February 28, 1969April 26, 1970
Stockholm Act (1967)13 - 30July 14, 1967Ratification: February 28, 1969April 26, 1970
Lisbon Act (1958) October 31, 1958Accession: September 30, 1963November 19, 1963
London Act (1934)  Accession: September 30, 1963November 19, 1963
The Hague Act (1925)   November 19, 1963
Washington Act (1911)  Accession: August 26, 1920October 6, 1920

Declarations, reservations etc.

Ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) was accompanied by the following declaration: "The Council of State of the Socialist Republic of Rumania considers that the maintenance of the state of dependence of certain territories to which reference is made in Article 24 of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, is not in accordance with the declaration on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 14, 1960, by Resolution 1514 (XV), in which is stressed the need to bring an end rapidly and unconditionally to colonialism in all its forms and manifestations." (Translation)

Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice.

Additional information

Stockholm Act (1967) - Articles 1 to 12: Alternative entry into force date: May 19, 1970 - communicated to the States concerned by the Director General of WIPO.

Application to the Hague Act (1925) by a letter dated November 22, 1963 through the accession to the London Act (1934) and Lisbon Act (1958): November 19, 1963.

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