WIPO Notification No. 168
Paris Notification No. 141
Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 57
Nice Notification No. 76
Locarno Notification No. 31
Berne Notification No. 149

Convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization and certain other treaties administered by WIPO

Declaration by the Republic of Macedonia (the former Yugoslav Republic)

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and has the honor to notify him of the following declaration made in the name of the Republic of Macedonia and deposited by its Government on July 23, 1993:

"The Republic of Macedonia expresses its intention to be considered, in respect of the territory of the Republic of Macedonia and by virtue of succession of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, a party to:

- the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization, signed at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, and amended on October 2, 1979,

- the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, of March 20, 1883, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, and amended on October 2, 1979,

- the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks, of April 14, 1891, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, and amended on October 2, 1979,

- the Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks, of June 15, 1957, as revised at Geneva on May 13, 1977, and amended on October 2, 1979,

- the Locarno Agreement Establishing an International Classification for Industrial Designs, signed on October 8, 1968, and amended on October 2, 1979,

- the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, of September 9, 1886, as revised at Paris on July 24, 1971, and amended on October 2, 1979,

"The Republic of Macedonia accepts the obligations set forth in the said treaties, with all reservations made by the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

"The Republic of Macedonia declares that, for the purpose of establishing its contribution towards the budgets of the Paris and Berne Unions, it wishes to belong to class VII."

July 26, 1993