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IP-related Multilateral Treaties > Contracting Parties/Signatories > Universal Copyright Convention 1952 (Total Contracting Parties : 100)

Contracting Parties/SignatoriesSignatureInstrumentIn ForceDetails
Albania Accession: November 4, 2003February 4, 2004Details
Algeria Accession: May 28, 1973August 28, 1973Details
AndorraSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: December 31, 1952September 16, 1955Details
ArgentinaSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: November 13, 1957February 13, 1958 
AustraliaSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: February 1, 1969May 1, 1969 
AustriaSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: April 2, 1957July 2, 1957 
Azerbaijan Declaration / Notification of Succession: April 7, 1997October 18, 1991 
Bahamas Declaration / Notification of Succession: July 13, 1976July 13, 1976 
Bangladesh Accession: May 5, 1975August 5, 1975Details
Barbados Accession: March 18, 1983June 18, 1983Details
Belarus Declaration / Notification of Succession: March 29, 1994July 27, 1991 
BelgiumDecember 30, 1952Ratification: May 31, 1960August 31, 1960Details
Belize Declaration / Notification of Succession: December 1, 1982September 21, 1981 
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Accession: December 22, 1989March 22, 1990Details
Bosnia and Herzegovina Declaration / Notification of Succession: July 12, 1993March 6, 1992 
BrazilSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: October 13, 1959January 13, 1960 
Bulgaria Accession: March 7, 1975June 7, 1975Details
Cambodia Accession: August 3, 1953September 16, 1955 
Cameroon Accession: February 1, 1973May 1, 1973Details
CanadaSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: May 10, 1962August 10, 1962 
ChileSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: January 18, 1955September 16, 1955 
China Accession: July 30, 1992October 30, 1992Details
Colombia Accession: March 18, 1976June 18, 1976Details
Costa Rica Accession: December 7, 1954September 16, 1955 
Croatia Declaration / Notification of Succession: July 6, 1992October 8, 1991 
CubaSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: March 18, 1957June 18, 1957 
Cyprus Accession: September 19, 1990December 19, 1990Details
Czech Republic Declaration / Notification of Succession: March 26, 1993January 1, 1993 
DenmarkSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: November 9, 1961February 9, 1962 
Dominican Republic Accession: February 8, 1983May 8, 1983Details
Ecuador Accession: March 5, 1957June 5, 1957 
El SalvadorSeptember 6, 1952Accession: December 29, 1978March 29, 1979Details
Fiji Declaration / Notification of Succession: December 13, 1971October 10, 1970 
FinlandSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: January 16, 1963April 16, 1963 
FranceSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: October 14, 1955January 14, 1956Details
GermanySeptember 6, 1952Ratification: June 3, 1955September 16, 1955Details
Ghana Accession: May 22, 1962August 22, 1962 
Greece Accession: May 24, 1963August 24, 1963 
GuatemalaSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: July 28, 1964October 28, 1964 
Guinea Accession: August 13, 1981November 13, 1981Details
HaitiSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: September 1, 1954September 16, 1955 
Holy SeeSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: July 5, 1955October 5, 1955 
HondurasSeptember 6, 1952   
Hungary Accession: October 23, 1970January 23, 1971Details
Iceland Accession: September 18, 1956December 18, 1956 
IndiaSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: October 21, 1957January 21, 1958 
IrelandSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: October 20, 1958January 20, 1959 
IsraelDecember 16, 1952Ratification: April 6, 1955September 16, 1955 
ItalySeptember 6, 1952Ratification: October 24, 1956January 24, 1957 
JapanJanuary 3, 1953Ratification: January 28, 1956April 28, 1956 
Kazakhstan Declaration / Notification of Succession: August 6, 1992December 16, 1991 
Kenya Accession: June 7, 1966June 7, 1966 
Lao People's Democratic Republic Accession: August 19, 1954September 16, 1955 
Lebanon Accession: July 17, 1959October 17, 1959 
LiberiaSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: April 27, 1956July 27, 1956 
Liechtenstein Accession: October 22, 1958January 22, 1959 
LuxembourgSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: July 15, 1955October 15, 1955 
Malawi Accession: July 26, 1965October 26, 1965 
Malta Accession: August 19, 1968November 19, 1968 
Mauritius Declaration / Notification of Succession: August 20, 1970March 12, 1968 
MexicoSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: February 12, 1957May 12, 1957 
MonacoSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: June 16, 1955September 16, 1955 
Montenegro Declaration / Notification of Succession: April 26, 2007June 3, 2006 
Morocco Accession: February 8, 1972May 8, 1972 
NetherlandsSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: March 22, 1967June 22, 1967 
New Zealand Accession: June 11, 1964September 11, 1964Details
NicaraguaSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: May 16, 1961August 16, 1961 
Niger Accession: February 15, 1989May 15, 1989Details
Nigeria Accession: November 14, 1961February 14, 1962 
NorwaySeptember 6, 1952Ratification: October 23, 1962January 23, 1962 
Pakistan Accession: April 28, 1954September 16, 1955 
Panama Accession: July 17, 1962October 17, 1962 
Paraguay Accession: December 11, 1961March 11, 1962 
PeruDecember 2, 1952Ratification: July 16, 1963October 16, 1963 
Philippines Accession: August 19, 1955November 19, 1955 
Poland Accession: December 9, 1976March 9, 1977Details
PortugalSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: September 25, 1956December 25, 1956Details
Republic of Korea Accession: July 1, 1987October 1, 1987Details
Republic of Moldova Declaration / Notification of Succession: June 23, 1997May 27, 1973 
Russian Federation Accession: February 27, 1973May 27, 1973Details
Rwanda Accession: August 10, 1989November 10, 1989Details
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Declaration / Notification of Succession: January 22, 1985October 27, 1979 
San MarinoSeptember 6, 1952   
Saudi Arabia Accession: April 13, 1994July 13, 1994Details
Senegal Accession: April 9, 1974July 9, 1974Details
SerbiaSeptember 6, 1952Declaration / Notification of Succession: September 11, 2001April 28, 1992Details
Slovakia Declaration / Notification of Succession: March 31, 1993January 1, 1993 
Slovenia Declaration / Notification of Succession: November 5, 1992June 25, 1991 
SpainSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: October 27, 1954September 16, 1955 
Sri Lanka Accession: October 25, 1983January 25, 1984Details
SwedenSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: April 1, 1961July 1, 1961 
SwitzerlandSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: December 30, 1955March 30, 1956 
Tajikistan Declaration / Notification of Succession: August 28, 1992September 9, 1991 
the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Declaration / Notification of Succession: April 30, 1997November 17, 1991 
Togo Accession: February 28, 2003May 28, 2003Details
Trinidad and Tobago Accession: May 19, 1988August 19, 1988Details
Tunisia Accession: March 19, 1969June 19, 1969 
Ukraine Declaration / Notification of Succession: January 17, 1994August 24, 1991 
United KingdomSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: June 27, 1957September 27, 1957Details
United States of AmericaSeptember 6, 1952Ratification: December 6, 1954September 16, 1955Details
UruguaySeptember 6, 1952Ratification: January 12, 1993April 12, 1993Details
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of) Accession: June 30, 1966September 30, 1966 

 

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