Paris Notification No. 200
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

Accession by the State of Qatar

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and has the honor to notify him of the deposit by the Government of the State of Qatar, on April 5, 2000, of its instrument of accession to the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property of March 20, 1883, as revised at Stockholm on July 14, 1967, and as amended on September 28, 1979.

The Paris Convention as revised will enter into force, with respect to the State of Qatar, on July 5, 2000. On that date, the State of Qatar will become a member of the International Union for the Protection of Industrial Property ("Paris Union"), founded by the Paris Convention.

April 5, 2000