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Amendment to Article 9(3) of the WIPO Convention, as adopted by the Assemblies of WIPO Member States in September 1999 [*]

Status on July 15, 2014

State Date on which State deposited its Notification of Acceptance
Australia December 16, 2008
Andorra January 12, 2001
Argentina August 23, 2004
Belarus July 7, 2011
Benin January 19, 2000
Brazil January 3, 2000
Burkina Faso February 28, 2000
Canada August 11, 2000
China May 1, 2000
Cuba July 12, 2002
Democratic People's Republic of Korea March 24, 2000
Denmark January 7, 2000
Dominica April 6, 2000
Ecuador December 21, 1999
El Salvador November 10, 2003
Finland March 28, 2000
France March 21, 2007
Germany April 11, 2003
Guatemala November 14, 2001
Holy See December 16, 1999
India September 22, 2000
Ireland March 16, 2001
Italy September 19, 2008
Japan July 9, 2002
Jordan February 1, 2000
Kyrgyzstan February 26, 2002
Luxembourg January 24, 2003
Madagascar January 24, 2000
Mauritius January 12, 2000
Netherlands April 10, 2003
Niger January 29, 2001
Nigeria May 31, 2000
Panama February 23, 2000
Poland November 13, 2000
Republic of Korea April 20, 2000
Republic of Moldova September 27, 2001
Saint Lucia January 10, 2000
Saudi Arabia March 30, 2000
Senegal February 23, 2000
Slovenia May 21, 2001
Spain November 10, 2000
Sri Lanka March 14, 2000
Sweden February 28, 2008
Switzerland June 28, 2001
Thailand August 21, 2000
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia April 26, 2000
Turkey May 19, 2000
Uganda February 1, 1999
United Kingdom October 14, 2002
United Republic of Tanzania March 16, 2000
United States of America December 14, 2007
Viet Nam January 20, 2000
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* The said amendment shall enter into force one month after written notifications of acceptance have been received by the Director General from three-fourths of the Member States of WIPO in accordance with Article 17(3) of the WIPO Convention. The total number of Member States of WIPO when this amendment was adopted stood at 171. The total number of notifications of acceptance required from Member States for its entry into force is 129.

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