Budapest Notification No. 5
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure

Ratification by the French 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 deposit by the Government of the French Republic, on February 21, 1980, of its instrument of ratification of the Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure, done at Budapest on April 28, 1977.

The date of entry into force of the said Treaty will be notified when the required number of ratifications or accessions is reached in accordance with Article 16(1) of the said Treaty.

February 22, 1980