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SignatureApril 14, 1891
RatificationOctober 15, 1894
Entry into forceOctober 15, 1894


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Stockholm Act (1967) July 14, 1967Ratification: January 20, 1977April 24, 1977
Nice Act (1957) June 15, 1957Ratification: July 25, 1960December 15, 1966
London Act (1934) June 2, 1934Accession: May 9, 1955July 15, 1955
The Hague Act (1925) November 6, 1925Ratification: May 1, 1928June 1, 1928
Washington Act (1911) June 2, 1911Ratification: April 1, 1913May 1, 1913
Brussels Act (1900) December 14, 1900Ratification: December 12, 1901September 14, 1902

Declarations, reservations etc.

Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Italian Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 18(2) of the Madrid (Marks) Agreement. That notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on April 29, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Italian Republic, which was a member of the Madrid Special Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Article 10 to 13 of the Stockholm Act of the Madrid (Marks) Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 7)

Nice Act (1957): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of Italy declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to Italy only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: June 14, 1967. (see Industrial Property 1966, No.12, p.270-271)

Territorial information

Accession to the Hague Act (1925) for Eritrea, the Aegean Islands and Libya: December 3, 1931; Entry into force: January 19, 1932. (see La Propriété Industrielle 1932, No.1, p.3)