Strasbourg Notification No. 7
Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification

Ratification by the Kingdom of Norway

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and, in accordance with the provisions of Article 16(5) of the above international Agreement, has the honor to notify him that the Government of the Kingdom of Norway deposited on January 30, 1973, its instrument of ratification dated November 17, 1972, of the Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification of March 24, 1971.

Pursuant to the provisions of Article 4(4)(i) of the Agreement, the said instrument of ratification was accompanied by the following declaration:

"Referring to Article 4(4)(i), Norway declares that it does not undertake to include the symbols relating to groups or subgroups of the Classification in applications as referred to in Article 4(3) which are only laid open for public inspection and in notices relating thereto". (Original)

A separate notification will be made of the entry into force of the said Agreement, when the required number of ratifications or accessions is reached.

January 31, 1973