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SignatureJune 15, 1957
RatificationApril 28, 1959
Entry into forceApril 8, 1961


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Geneva Act (1977) May 13, 1977Ratification: April 30, 1982July 30, 1982
Stockholm Act (1967) July 14, 1967  

Declarations, reservations etc.

Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Portuguese Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 16(2) of the Nice Agreement. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on August 25, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Portuguese Republic, which was a member of the Nice 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 Articles 5 to 8 of the Stockholm Act of the Nice Agreement, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Nice Notification No. 16)

Territorial information

Application of the Geneva Act (1977) to Macau: June 23, 1999; Entry into force: September 23, 1999. This application ceased to have effect from December 20, 1999. (see Nice Notification No. 100 and No. 102)