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AccessionMarch 15, 1976
Entry into forceJuly 1, 1976

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Accession by the Soviet Union. Notification of continuation by the Russian Federation: January 20, 1992, with effect from December 25, 1991.


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Stockholm Act (1967)  Accession: March 15, 1976July 1, 1976

Declarations, reservations etc.

Stockholm Act (1967): Pursuant to Article 14(2)(d) and (f) of the said Act, the Government of the Soviet Union declared that the application of the said Act shall be limited to marks registered from the date on which its accession entered into force. This declaration was withdrawn by the Russian Federation on July 26, 1993.

Stockholm Act (1967): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of the Soviet Union declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to the Soviet Union only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: July 1, 1976. (see Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 29)

Accession to the Stockholm Act (1967) contained the following declaration: "The provisions of Article 14(7) are considered outdated and contradictory to the Declaration of the United Nations General Assembly on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples (United Nations General Assembly Resolution 1514 (XV) of December 14, 1960), proclaiming the necessity of bringing to a speedy and unconditional end colonialism in all its forms and manifestations." (Translation) (see Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 29)

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Stockholm Act (1967): Date of adherence of the Soviet Union, continued by the Russian Federation as from December 25, 1991.