WIPO Notification No. 46
Convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization

Notification deposited by the Islamic Republic of Mauritania concerning the application of the transitional provisions (five-year privilege)

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and, in accordance with the provisions of the above international instrument, adopted at Stockholm, has the honor to notify him of the notification deposited by the Government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, in which that Government indicates its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 21(2) of the Convention.

This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on July 20, 1973.

Pursuant to the said Article, the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, which is a member of the Paris Union and of the Berne Union but has not yet become party to the WIPO Convention, may, until the expiration of five years from the date of entry into force of the said Convention, that is to say until April 26, 1975, exercise the same rights as if it had become party.

July 23, 1973