The Hague Notification No. 42
Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs
The Hague Act (1960) and the Stockholm (Complementary) Act (1967)

Accession by the Hellenic 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 Hellenic Republic, on March 18, 1997, of its instrument of accession to the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs of November 6, 1925, as revised at The Hague on November 28, 1960 ("the Hague Act (1960)"), and supplemented at Stockholm on July 14, 1967 ("Stockholm (Complementary) Act (1967)") and amended on September 28, 1979.

The Hellenic Republic has not heretofore been a member of the Union for the International Deposit of Industrial Designs ("Hague Union"), founded by the Hague Agreement.

The Hague Act (1960) will enter into force, in respect of the Hellenic Republic, on April 18, 1997. On that same date, the Hellenic Republic will become bound by Articles 1 to 7 of the Stockholm (Complementary) Act (1967) and will become a member of the Hague Union.

March 18, 1997