Paris Notification No. 25
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

Declaration by the Kingdom of Sweden relating to Articles 1 to 12 of the Stockholm Act

The Director of the United International Bureaux for the Protection of Intellectual Property (BIRPI) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and, in accordance with the provisions of the above international instrument adopted at Stockholm, has the honor to notify him that the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden deposited, on July 7, 1970, a declaration, dated June 29, 1970, by which, referring to the deposit, made on August 12, 1969, and notified on September 8, 1969 (Paris Notification No. 10), of its instrument of ratification of the Paris Convention of March 20, 1883, for the Protection of Industrial Property, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, it extends, in accordance with the provisions of Article 20(1)(c), the effects of its ratification to Articles 1 to 12 of the Stockholm Act of the said Convention.

Pursuant to the provisions of Article 20(2)(c) of the said Act, Articles 1 to 12 will enter into force, with respect to the Kingdom of Sweden, three months after the date of this notification, that is, on October 9, 1970.

In the declaration referred to above, the Government of the Kingdom of Sweden added the following statement: "As regards any country of the Union which is not party to the Stockholm Act, Sweden will apply the provisions of the most recent Act of the Paris Convention to which that country is party." (Translation).

July 9, 1970