Paris Notification No. 209
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property
Accession by the Republic of Namibia
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 Namibia, on December 29, 2003, 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 Paris Convention as revised will exceptionally enter into force, with respect to the Republic of Namibia, on January 1, 2004. On that date, the Republic of Namibia will become a member of the International Union for the Protection of Industrial Property ("Paris Union"), founded by the Paris Convention.
December 30, 2003