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AccessionJuly 15, 1924
Entry into forceSeptember 1, 1924

Territorial information

The territories of Belgium, Luxembourg and the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Europe are to be deemed a single country, for the application of the Madrid Agreement as from January 1, 1971.


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Stockholm Act (1967) July 14, 1967Ratification: December 19, 1974March 24, 1975
Nice Act (1957) June 15, 1957Ratification: January 20, 1964December 15, 1966
London Act (1934)  Accession: January 19, 1946March 1, 1946
Washington Act (1911)  Accession: July 15, 1924September 1, 1924

Declarations, reservations etc.

Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg 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 March 20, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, 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. 6)

Nice Act (1957): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of Luxembourg declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to Luxembourg only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: December 15, 1966. (see Industrial Property 1964, No.9, p.187 and Industrial Property 1966, No.12, p.271)