WIPO Notification No. 36
Convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization

Ratification of the Convention by the Principality of Liechtenstein

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and, in accordance with the provisions of the above Convention, has the honor to notify him that the Government of the Principality of Liechtenstein deposited, on February 21, 1972, its instrument of ratification dated January 28, 1972, of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

The Principality of Liechtenstein has fulfilled the conditions set forth in Article 14(2) of the Convention by concurrently ratifying the Stockholm Act of the Paris Convention in its entirety and the Stockholm Act of the Berne Convention with the declaration provided for in Article 28(1)(b)(i) of the said Act to the effect that the ratification shall not apply to Articles 1 to 21 and to the Protocol Regarding Developing Countries.

Pursuant to Article 15(2), the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will enter into force, in respect to the Principality of Liechtenstein, three months after the date of the deposit of the instrument of ratification, that is, on May 21, 1972.

February 25, 1972