Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 15
Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

Declaration by the Government of the Swiss Confederation under Article 3bis of the Stockholm Act

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 that the Government of the Swiss Confederation, referring to Article 3bis, deposited, on June 20, 1972, a declaration under which the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to Switzerland only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark.

Pursuant to the provisions of paragraph (2) of the said Article 3bis, this declaration will take effect six months after the date of this notification, that is, on January 1, 1973.

July 1, 1972