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AccessionOctober 17, 2019
Entry into forceJanuary 17, 2020

Declarations, reservations etc.

The instrument of accession contained the following declarations:
- that for the purposes of the application of the Lisbon Agreement in the Dominican Republic, "… the applicable guiding principle shall be that priority for the national registration of a prior trademark shall confer rights enforceable against the application for registration of a subsequent Appellation of International Origin using the same trademark. Similarly, terms that have become generic may not be eligible for registration as Appellations of International Origin under the Lisbon Agreement; and
- likewise, Appellations of International Origin composed of compound terms for which registration is sought under the Lisbon Agreement may be registered either in their entirety, or registration may be granted for only one term, having due regard to the prior existence of similar terms in the national register…".
(see Lisbon Notification No. 41)


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Stockholm Act (1967)  Accession: October 17, 2019January 17, 2020