Stockholm Act (1967): A notification was deposited by the Government of the Gabonese Republic in which that Government indicated its desire to avail itself of the provisions of Article 38(2) of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention. This notification entered into force on the date of its receipt, that is, on September 24, 1970. Pursuant to the provisions of the said Article, the Gabonese Republic, which was a member of the Berne Union, could, for five years from April 26, 1970, the date of entry into force of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), exercise the rights provided under Articles 22 to 26 of the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention, as if it were bound by those Articles. (see Berne Notification No. 27)
Application to the Brussels Act (1948) by France: October 23, 1951; Entry into force: May 22, 1952. Declaration of accession by Gabon after the accession of the State to independence: December 19, 1961.