Paris Notification No. 192
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

Accession by the Sultanate of Oman

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 Sultanate of Oman, on April 14, 1999, 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, and as amended on September 28, 1979.

The said instrument of accession contains the following declaration: "pursuant to Article 28(2) of the said Convention, the Government of the Sultanate of Oman declares that the Sultanate of Oman does not consider itself bound by the provisions of paragraph (1) of Article 28 of the said Convention." (Translation)

The Paris Convention as revised will enter into force, with respect to the Sultanate of Oman, on July 14, 1999. On that date, the Sultanate of Oman will become a member of the International Union for the Protection of Industrial Property ("Paris Union"), founded by the Paris Convention.

April 14, 1999