World Intellectual Property Organization

Patent Cooperation Treaty

Algeria

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Armenia

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Bahrain

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Belarus

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Bulgaria

Accession contained a declaration provided for in Article 64(5). This declaration was withdrawn on May 3, 1994, with effect from August 3, 1994.

Chile

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Cuba

Accession contained the following declaration: "The Republic of Cuba deplores that, even after the adoption by the General Assembly of the United Nations of Resolution 1514, of December 14, 1960, setting forth the Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples, that proclaims the necessity of bringing to a speedy and unconditional end colonialism in all its forms and manifestations, a text of the nature such as that referred to in Article 62(3) of the Patent Cooperation Treaty, which concerns Article 24 of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, had been adopted." (Translation)

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Denmark

Ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 64(1)(a). This declaration was withdrawn on August 1, 1988, with effect from November 1, 1988.

Finland

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(2)(a)(ii).

France

Ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 64(1)(a). This declaration was withdrawn on March 12, 1981, with effect from June 12, 1981.

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Georgia

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Greece

Accession contained a declaration provided for in Article 64(1)(a). This declaration was withdrawn on June 7, 1996, with effect from September 7, 1996.

Hungary

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

India

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Indonesia

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Japan

Ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 64(2)(a)(i) and (ii). This declaration was withdrawn on September 8, 1987, with effect from December 8, 1987.

Kazakhstan

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Kyrgyzstan

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Lao People's Democratic Republic

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Liechtenstein

Accession contained a declaration provided for in Article 64(1)(a). This declaration was withdrawn on June 1, 1995, with effect from September 1, 1995.

Luxembourg

Ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 64(1)(a). This declaration was withdrawn on December 15, 1981, with effect from March 15, 1982.

Malaysia

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Malta

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Mozambique

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Norway

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(2)(a)(ii).

Ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 64(1)(a). This declaration was withdrawn on October 1, 1988, with effect from January 1, 1989.

Oman

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Poland

Accession contained a declaration provided for in Article 64(2)(a)(i). This declaration was withdrawn with effect from March 1, 1994.

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(2)(a)(ii).

Qatar

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Republic of Korea

Accession contained a declaration provided for in Article 64(1)(a). This declaration was withdrawn on June 1, 1990, with effect from September 1, 1990.

Republic of Moldova

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Romania

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Declaration made upon ratification:
"The Socialist Republic of Romania considers that the maintenance in a state of dependency of certain territories, to which the provisions of Article 62(3) and (4) of the Patent Cooperation Treaty refer, does not comply with the Charter of the Untied Nations nor with the documents adopted by the United Nations as regards the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples, including the Declaration on Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Cooperation among States in accordance with the Charter of the United Nations, unanimously adopted by United Nations General Assembly Resolution No. 2625 (XXV) of October 24, 1970, which solemnly proclaims the duty of States to promote realization of the principle of equal rights and self-determination of peoples in order to bring a speedy end to colonialism." (Translation)

Russian Federation

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Declaration made upon ratification:
"The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics deems it necessary to declare that the provisions of paragraph (3) of Article 62 of this Treaty, providing the Contracting States with the possibility of extending the effects of this Treaty to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are outdated and contradictory to the Declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples (Resolution 1514 (XV) of December 14, 1960)." (Translation)

Saint Lucia

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

South Africa

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Spain

Accession contained a declaration provided for in Article 64(1)(a). This declaration was withdrawn on June 6, 1997, with effect from September 6, 1997.

Sweden

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(2)(a)(ii).

Switzerland

Ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 64(1)(a). This declaration was withdrawn on June 1, 1995, with effect from September 1, 1995.

Tajikistan

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Thailand

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Tunisia

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Turkmenistan

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

Ukraine

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

United States of America

Ratification contained a declaration provided for in Article 64(1)(a). This declaration was withdrawn on April 1, 1987, with effect from July 1, 1987.

With the declarations provided for in Articles 64(3)(a) and 64(4)(a).

Uzbekistan

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5).

 

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