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 Date
AccessionFebruary 22, 1979
Entry into forceApril 1, 1979

Territorial Information

The territories in Europe of Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands are, for the application of the Hague Agreement, to be deemed a single country.

Act(s)

Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Geneva Act (1999)  Accession: September 3, 2013 
Protocol of Geneva (1975)  Accession: February 22, 1979April 1, 1979
Complementary Act of Stockholm (1967)  Accession: February 22, 1979May 28, 1979
Protocol to the Hague Act (1960) November 28, 1960  
The Hague Act (1960) November 28, 1960Ratification: October 23, 1978August 1, 1984

Declarations, Reservations etc.

The instrument of accession to the Geneva Act (1999) was accompanied by a declaration under Article 19, according to which:
"The Benelux Office for Intellectual Property is designated as a common office to the three Benelux countries and the territories of the three countries to which the Benelux Convention on Intellectual Property applies (trademarks and designs) is considered as one single Contracting Party for the application of Articles 1, 3 to 18 and 31 of the Geneva Act".

Additional Information

The Geneva Act will enter into force, with respect to Belgium and Luxembourg, at a later date in accordance with Articles 27 and 28 of the Treaty.

 

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