Berne Notification No. 214
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works

Accession by Antigua and Barbuda

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 Antigua and Barbuda, on December 17, 1999, 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 Berne Convention as revised will enter into force, with respect to Antigua and Barbuda, on March 17, 2000. On that date, Antigua and Barbuda will also become a member of the International Union for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works ("Berne Union"), founded by the Berne Convention.

December 17, 1999