WIPO Notification No. 13
Convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization

Ratification of the Convention by the Kingdom of Sweden

The Director of the United International Bureaux for the Protection of Intellectual Property (BIRPI) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and, in accordance with the provisions of the above Convention, has the honor to notify him that the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden deposited on August 12, 1969, its instrument of ratification dated June 27, 1969, of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

The Kingdom of Sweden has fulfilled the condition set forth in Article 14(2) of the Convention by concurrently ratifying

- the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention with the limitation provided for in Article 20(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the ratification shall not apply to Articles 1 to 12,

- and the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention with the exception of Articles 1 to 20 and with a declaration admitting the application of the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries to works of which it is the country of origin.

A separate notification will be made of the entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), when the required number of ratifications or accessions is reached.

September 8, 1969