Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 32
Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

Accession by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the Stockholm Act (1967)

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 Democratic People's Republic of Korea, on March 7, 1980, of its instrument of accession to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks of April 14, 1891, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967.

The said instrument of accession contains the following declaration:

"Pursuant to Article 3bis(1) of the said Agreement, the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea declares that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark."

The said Agreement as revised will enter into force, with respect to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, three months after the date of this notification, that is, on June 10, 1980.

March 10, 1980