Paris Notification No. 123
Berne Notification No. 131
Madrid (Indications of Source) Notification No. 22
Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 44
The Hague Notification No. 31
Nice Notification No. 70
Strasbourg Notification No. 35
Budapest Notification No. 94
Locarno Notification No. 25

Ceasing of the German Democratic Republic being a party to certain treaties administered by WIPO

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and has the honor to inform him that, through the accession, effective October 3, 1990, of the German Democratic Republic to the Federal Republic of Germany, the German Democratic Republic ceased, on the said date, to be a party to the following treaties administered by WIPO:

- the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
- the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
- the Madrid Agreement for the Repression of False or Deceptive Indications of Source on Goods
- the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks
- the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs
- the Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks
- the Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification
- the Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure
- the Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs.

As to the applicability, in the territory that, until October 3, 1990, was the former German Democratic Republic, of the treaties listed above (to which the former German Democratic Republic was, and the Federal Republic of Germany is, a party) separate notifications will be made as soon as the required information is received by the Director General of WIPO from the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany.

December 20, 1990