Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 170
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

Declaration by the Republic of Turkey

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments and has the honor to notify the deposit by the Government of the Republic of Turkey, on September 26, 2006, of the declaration that, under Article 5(2)(c) of the said Protocol, when a refusal of protection results from an opposition to the granting of protection, such refusal may be notified to the International Bureau after the expiry of the 18-month time limit.

This declaration shall take effect on December 26, 2006.

September 26, 2006