Paris Notification No. 224
Berne Notification No. 286
Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 227
Nice Notification No. 137
PCT Notification No. 217

Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property and other WIPO‑administered treaties

Declarations by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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 the deposit by the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, on October 1, 2020, of the following declarations:

- in accordance with Article 24(1) of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property (Paris Convention), the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland declares that the United Kingdom's ratification of the Paris Convention (see Paris Notification No. 7), shall be extended to the territory of Gibraltar, for the international relations of which the United Kingdom is responsible;

- in accordance with Article 31(1) of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works (Berne Convention), the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland declares that the United Kingdom's ratification of the Berne Convention (see Berne Notification No. 125), shall be extended to the territory of Gibraltar, for the international relations of which the United Kingdom is responsible;

- the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland declares that the United Kingdom's ratification of the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks (Madrid Protocol) (see Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 66), shall be extended to the territories of Gibraltar and the Bailiwick of Guernsey, for the international relations of which the United Kingdom of is responsible;

- in accordance with Article 13 of the Nice Agreement Concerning the Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (Nice Agreement), the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland declares that the United Kingdom's ratification of the Nice Agreement (see Nice Notification No. 45), shall be extended to the territory of Gibraltar, for the international relations of which the United Kingdom is responsible; and

- in accordance with Article 62(3) of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland declares that the United Kingdom's ratification of the Treaty (see PCT Notification No. 13), shall be extended to the territory of Gibraltar, for the international relations of which the United Kingdom is responsible.

The respective declarations as stipulated above shall enter into force, with respect to the territories on January 1, 2021.

October 1, 2020