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SignatureApril 14, 1981
RatificationJune 15, 1892
Entry into forceJuly 15, 1892


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Stockholm Act (1967) July 14, 1967Ratification: March 6, 1979June 8, 1979
Nice Act (1957) June 15, 1957Ratification: November 13, 1958December 15, 1966
London Act (1934) June 2, 1934Accession: December 20, 1955March 2, 1956
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: June 14, 1902September 14, 1902

Declarations, reservations etc.

Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Spanish State 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 August 17, 1970. Pursuant to the said Article, the Spanish State, 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. 11)

Nice Act (1957): Pursuant to Article 3bis of the said Act, the Government of Spain declared that the protection resulting from the international registration shall extend to Spain only at the express request of the proprietor of the mark. Date of effect: December 15, 1966. (see La Propriété Industrielle 1959, No.6, p.107 and Industrial Property 1966, No.12, p.271)

Territorial information

Ratification of the London Act (1934) included the Spanish Protectorate of Morocco and colonies. (see La Propriété Industrielle 1956, No.1, p.2)

Accession to the Hague Act (1925) for Spanish Morocco: September 15, 1928; Entry into force: November 5, 1928. (see La Propriété Industrielle 1928, No.10, p.214)

Additional information

Spain is not bound by the London Act (1934) as from December 15, 1966 (date of entry into force of the Nice Act (1957)). (see La Propriété Industrielle 1959, No.6, p.107)

Spain is not bound by the Hague Act (1925) as from December 15, 1966 (date of entry into force of the Nice Act (1957)). (see La Propriété Industrielle 1959, No.6, p.107)