WIPO Notification No. 51
Convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization

Ratification of the Convention by the Republic of the Ivory Coast

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 Convention, has the honor to notify him that the Government of the Republic of the Ivory Coast deposited, on February 1, 1974, its instrument of ratification of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

The Republic of the Ivory Coast has fulfilled the condition set forth in Article 14(2) of the Convention by concurrently ratifying the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention and the Paris Act (1971) of the Berne Convention as provided for by Article 29bis of that Act.

Pursuant to Article 15(2), the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will enter into force, in respect to the Republic of the Ivory Coast, three months after the date of deposit of the instrument of ratification, that is, on May 1, 1974.

February 4, 1974