PCT Notification No. 103
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

Withdrawal by the Swiss Confederation of its Declaration Concerning Chapter II

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 receipt, on June 1, 1995, of the notification of the Government of the Swiss Confederation withdrawing the declaration contained in its instrument of ratification of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) done at Washington on June 19, 1970, to the effect that the Swiss Confederation is not bound by the provisions of Chapter II of the said Treaty (see PCT Notification No. 12, of September 15, 1977).

The withdrawal of the said declaration will take effect on September 1, 1995. Consequently, from the said date, the Swiss Confederation will be bound also by the provisions of Chapter II of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).

June 6, 1995