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AccessionApril 25, 1985
Entry into forceAugust 1, 1985


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Stockholm Act (1967)  Accession: April 25, 1985August 1, 1985

Declarations, reservations etc.

Stockholm Act (1967): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of Bulgaria declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to Bulgaria only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: August 1, 1985. (see Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 36)

Accession to the Stockholm Act (1967) contained the following declarations:
- "Protection will be accorded in the People's Republic of Bulgaria after a compulsory examination of marks by the industrial property institution responsible for patents for invention."
- "The People's Republic of Bulgaria considers that the provisions of Article 14(1) of the Madrid Agreement are incompatible with he Declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples, adopted by Resolution 1514 (XV) of December 14, 1960, which proclaims the necessity of brining to a speedy and unconditional end colonialism in all its forms and manifestations. " (Translation) (see Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 36)

Additional information

Accession by the People's Republic of Bulgaria.