Paris Notification No. 117
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

Accession by the Lebanese Republic to the Stockholm Act (1967) (with the exception of Articles 1 to 12)

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 Lebanese Republic, on September 30, 1986, of its instrument of accession to the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property of March 20, 1883, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, with a declaration to the effect that its accession shall not apply to Articles 1 to 12.

Furthermore, the said instrument of accession contains the reservation that, pursuant to the provisions of paragraph 2 of Article 28 of the said Paris Convention, the Government of the Lebanese Republic declares that it does not consider itself bound by the provisions of paragraph 1 of that Article.

The Lebanese Republic will belong to Class VII for the purpose of establishing its contribution towards the budget of the Paris Union.

The Stockholm Act (1967) of the said Convention, with the exception of Articles 1 to 12, will enter into force, with respect to the Lebanese Republic, three months after the date of this notification, that is on December 30, 1986.

September 30, 1986