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Algeria

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 138)

Armenia

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 16 and No. 93)

Bahrain

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 184)

Belarus

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 16 and No. 78)

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 This declaration was withdrawn on May 3, 1994, with effect from August 3, 1994. (see PCT Notification No. 92)

Chile

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 192)

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) (see PCT Notification No. 111)

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 111)

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 This declaration was withdrawn on August 1, 1988, with effect from November 1, 1988. (see PCT Notification No. 52)

Finland

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(2)(a)(ii). (see PCT Notification No. 33)

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 This declaration was withdrawn on March 12, 1981, with effect from June 12, 1981. (see PCT Notification No. 35)

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 15)

Georgia

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 16 and No. 86)

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 This declaration was withdrawn on June 7, 1996, with effect from September 7, 1996. (see PCT Notification No. 113)

Hungary

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 31)

India

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 129)

Indonesia

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 119)

Iran (Islamic Republic of)

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 204)

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. (see PCT Notification No. 51)

Kazakhstan

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 16 and No. 77)

Kyrgyzstan

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 16 and No. 88)

Lao People's Democratic Republic

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 173)

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. (see PCT Notification No. 104)

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. (see PCT Notification No. 38)

Malaysia

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 175)

Malta

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 182)

Mozambique

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 140)

Norway

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(2)(a)(ii). (see PCT Notification No. 53)

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. (see PCT Notification No. 53)

Oman

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 149)

Poland

Accession contained a declaration provided for in Article 64(2)(a)(i). This declaration was withdrawn with effect from March 1, 1994. (see PCT Notification No. 84)

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(2)(a)(ii). (see PCT Notification No. 59)

Qatar

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 197)

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. (see PCT Notification No. 57)

Republic of Moldova

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 16 and No. 87)

Romania

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 27)

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) (see PCT Notification No. 27)

Russian Federation

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 16 and No. 66)

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) (see PCT Notification No. 16)

Saint Lucia

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 112)

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 154)

South Africa

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 132)

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. (see PCT Notification No. 120)

Sweden

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(2)(a)(ii). (see PCT Notification No. 20)

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. (see PCT Notification No. 103)

Tajikistan

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 16 and No. 89)

Thailand

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 194)

Tunisia

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 151)

Turkmenistan

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 16 and No. 101)

Ukraine

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 16 and No. 71)

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. (see PCT Notification No. 50)

With the declarations provided for in Articles 64(3)(a) and 64(4)(a). (see PCT Notification No. 9 and No. 21)

Uzbekistan

With the declaration provided for in Article 64(5). (see PCT Notification No. 16 and No. 80)

 

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