PLT Notification No. 39
Patent Law Treaty (PLT)

Ratification by the United States of America

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 States of America, on September 18, 2013, of its instrument of ratification of the Patent Law Treaty, adopted in Geneva, on June 1, 2000.  The said instrument contained a declaration in accordance with Article 23(1).

The said Treaty will enter into force, with respect to the United States of America, on December 18, 2013.

September 18, 2013