WIPO Notification No. 76
Convention establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization

Accession of the Republic of India

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 Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization, has the honor to notify him that the Government of the Republic of India deposited, on January 31, 1975, its instrument of accession to the said Convention.

By virtue of Article 29bis of the Paris Act (1971) of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, the Republic of India, which was not bound by Articles 22 to 38 of the Stockholm Act (1967) of the said Convention, having previously ratified the Paris Act (1971) with the limitation provided for in Article 28(1)(b) of this Act, fulfils the condition set forth in Article 14(2) of the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Pursuant to Article 15(2), the Convention Establishing the World Intellectual Property Organization will enter into force, with respect to the Republic of India, three months after the date of deposit of the instrument of accession, that is, on May 1, 1975.

February 4, 1975