Berne Notification No. 164
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Accession by the Republic of Georgia

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 deposit by the Government of the Republic of Georgia, on February 16, 1995, of its instrument of accession to 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 September 28, 1979.

The Republic of Georgia has not heretofore been a member of the International Union for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works ("Berne Union"), founded by the Berne Convention.

The Berne Convention as revised will enter into force, with respect to the Republic of Georgia, on May 16, 1995. On that date, the Republic of Georgia will become a member of the Berne Union.

February 16, 1995