Scope Of The Treaty On International Cooperation In The Field Of Patents

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Vertrages über die internationale Zusammenarbeit auf dem Gebiet des Patentwesens

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21 announcement of the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Treaty on international cooperation in the field of patents

After messages of the Director General of the world intellectual property organization, following further States have their instruments of accession to the Treaty on the international cooperation in the field of patent law (Federal Law Gazette No. 348/1979 idF BGBl. III No. 132/2002, last proclamation of the scope BGBl. III No. 143/2005) deposited:



Date of deposit of the instrument of accession:


September 27, 2007


December 18, 2006


March 2, 2009

Dominican Republic

February 28, 2007

El Salvador

May 17, 2006


July 14, 2006


March 20, 2006


March 14, 2006


May 16, 2006


December 1, 2006


March 6, 2009

São Tomé and Príncipe

April 3, 2008

St. Kitts and Nevis

July 27, 2005


In addition, Montenegro declared on 23 October 2006, continue to consider themselves bound by the Treaty.


On the occasion of the deposit of its instrument of accession the following pursuant to article 64 States paragraph 5, not consider himself bound to the provisions of article 59 of the Treaty:

Bahrain, Chile, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Malta.


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