PLT Notification No. 40
Patent Law Treaty (PLT)

Accession by Japan

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 Japan, on March 11, 2016, of its instrument of accession to the Patent Law Treaty, adopted in Geneva, on June 1, 2000.

The said Treaty will enter into force, with respect to Japan, on June 11, 2016.

March 11, 2016