The Hague Notification No. 85
Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs
Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs

Accession by the African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI)

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 OAPI, on June 16, 2008, of its instrument of accession to the Geneva Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs, adopted at Geneva on July 2, 1999 (the "Geneva Act").

The Geneva Act will enter into force in respect of OAPI, on September 16, 2008.

June 16, 2008