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Declaration of Continued ApplicationDecember 30, 1992
Entry into forceJanuary 1, 1993

Additional information

Signature of the Nice Agreement (1957) by the Czechoslovak Republic: June 15, 1957; Ratification: October 21, 1960; Entry into force: April 8, 1961. Accession to the Stockholm Act (1967) by the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic: September 22, 1970; Entry into force: December 29, 1970. Accession to the Geneva Act (1977): September 13, 1978; Entry into force: February 6, 1979. Declaration of continued application by the Slovak Republic: December 30, 1992. Entry into force date given as date of independence.


Article(s) Signature Instrument Entry into Force
Geneva Act (1977)  Declaration of Continued Application: December 30, 1992January 1, 1993
Stockholm Act (1967)  Declaration of Continued Application: December 30, 1992January 1, 1993

Declarations, reservations etc.

Accession to the Geneva Act (1977) by the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic contained the following declaration: "Article 13 of the Agreement as revised at Geneva is in contradiction with the United Nations General Assembly Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples." (Translation) (see Nice Notification No. 39)

Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Czechoslovak Socialist 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 4, 1970. In pursuance of the said Article, the Czechoslovak Socialist 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. 14)