Nice Notification No. 52
Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks

Ratification of the Geneva Act (1977) by the Federal Republic of Germany

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 Federal Republic of Germany, on September 28, 1981, of its instrument of ratification of the Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks of June 15, 1957, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, and at Geneva on May 13, 1977.

The said instrument was accompanied by the following declaration: "the said Agreement shall also apply to Berlin (West) with effect from the date on which it enters into force for the Federal Republic of Germany." (Original).

The Geneva Act (1977) of the said Agreement will enter into force, with respect to the Federal Republic of Germany, three months after the date of this notification, that is, on January 12, 1982.

October 12, 1981