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AccessionMarch 16, 1965
Entry into forceJuly 1, 1965

Additional information

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)1 - 12July 14, 1967Ratification: December 4, 1968April 26, 1970
Stockholm Act (1967)13 - 30July 14, 1967Ratification: December 4, 1968April 26, 1970
Lisbon Act (1958)  Accession: March 16, 1965July 1, 1965

Declarations, reservations etc.

Signature and ratification of the Stockholm Act (1967) were accompanied by the following declaration: "At the time of the signing of the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property; the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics deems it necessary to declare that the provisions of Article 24 of the Convention, providing the contracting parties with the possibility of extending the effects of the Convention to the territories for the external relations of which they are responsible, are antiquated and out of line with the Declaration of the General Assembly of the United Nations on the granting of independence to colonial countries and peoples (Resolution 1514/XV of December 14, 1960)." (see Paris Notification No. 1 and No. 6)

Stockholm Act (1967): With the declaration provided for in Article 28(2) relating to the International Court of Justice. (see Paris Notification No. 6)

Additional information

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

Stockholm Act (1967) - Articles 1 to 12: Alternative entry into force date: May 19, 1970 - communicated to the States concerned by the Director General of WIPO. (see Paris Notification No. 16)