PCT Notification No. 59
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

Accession by the Republic of Poland

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 Poland, on September 25, 1990, of its instrument of accession to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), done at Washington on June 19, 1970, amended on October 2, 1979, and modified on February 3, 1984.

The said instrument contains the following declaration:

"The Republic of Poland decides to accede to the said Treaty declaring, pursuant to Article 64(2)(a)(i) and (ii) of the Treaty that:

- it shall not be bound by the provisions of Article 39(1) with respect to the furnishing of a copy of the international application and a translation thereof.

- the obligation to delay national processing, as provided for under Article 40, shall not prevent publication, by or through the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland, of the international application or a translation thereof." (Translation)

The said Treaty will enter into force, with respect to the Republic of Poland, three months after the date on which the said instrument of accession was deposited, that is, on December 25, 1990.

September 25, 1990