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AccessionOctober 19, 1922
Entry into forceDecember 1, 1922


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Stockholm Act (1967) July 14, 1967Ratification: June 19, 1970September 19, 1970
Nice Act (1957) June 15, 1957Ratification: October 8, 1964December 15, 1966
London Act (1934) June 2, 1934Ratification: August 10, 1937June 13, 1939
The Hague Act (1925) November 6, 1925Ratification: May 1, 1928June 1, 1928
Washington Act (1911)  Accession: October 19, 1922December 1, 1922

Declarations, reservations etc.

Stockholm Act (1967): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to the Federal Republic of Germany only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: July 1, 1973. (see Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 18)

Territorial information

Ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) also applied to Land Berlin with effect from the date on which it entered into force for the Federal Republic of Germany. (see Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 8)

Additional information

Stockholm Act (1967): Signature by the Federal Republic of Germany.
Entry into force date applies to the Federal Republic of Germany and German Democratic Republic.
Alternative entry into force date: December 22, 1970.
German Democratic Republic - Accession: June 20, 1968. Date of ceasing to be a party: October 3, 1990.

Nice Act (1957): Dates apply to Federal Republic of Germany.
German Democratic Republic - Accession: July 10, 1964. The validity of this accession was contested by several Member States. Date of ceasing to be a party: October 3, 1990.

London Act (1934): Signature and ratification by the German Reich. The application of this Act to the German Democratic Republic was made in a declaration dated January 16, 1956. The validity of this declaration was contested by a certain number of Member States.