Nice Notification No. 84
Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks

Accession by the Republic of Cuba

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 Republic of Cuba, on September 26, 1995, of its instrument of accession to 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, and as amended on September 28, 1979.

The instrument of accession contains the following declaration:

"The Government of the Republic of Cuba deplores that, even after the adoption by the General Assembly of the United Nations of Resolution 1514 (XV) setting forth the Declaration on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples, a text of the nature such as that referred to in Article 13 of the said Nice Agreement, namely Article 24 of the Stockholm Act (1967) of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, had been adopted." (Translation)

The Nice Agreement as revised and amended, will enter into force, with respect to the Republic of Cuba, on December 26, 1995.

September 26, 1995