WIPO Notification No. 52
Convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization

Ratification of the Convention by the Kingdom of Norway

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 Kingdom of Norway deposited, on March 8, 1974, its instrument of ratification of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

The Kingdom of Norway has fulfilled the conditions set forth in Article 14(2) of the Convention by concurrently ratifying the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention in its entirety and the Paris Act (1971) of the Berne Convention, as provided for in Article 29bis of the said Act and with the declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b) to the effect that the ratification shall not apply to Article 1 to 21 and to the Appendix.

Pursuant to Article 15(2), the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will enter into force, with respect to the Kingdom of Norway, three months after the date of deposit of the instrument of ratification, that is, on June 8, 1974.

March 13, 1974