Chart of signatures and ratifications of Treaty 016

European Convention relating to the Formalities required for Patent Applications
Status as of 09/02/2016
Title European Convention relating to the Formalities required for Patent Applications
Reference CETS No.016
Opening of the treaty Paris, 11/12/1953  - Treaty open for signature by the member States and for accession by non-member States, members of the International Union for the Protection of Industrial Property
Entry into Force 01/06/1955  - 4 Ratifications.

State who signed State who ratified State who neither signed nor ratified State who suspended State who denounced

Members of Council of Europe

  Signature Ratification Entry into Force Denunciation Denunciation - Entry into force Notes R. D. A. T. C. O.
Albania                        
Andorra                        
Armenia                        
Austria 19/01/1971 03/03/1971  01/04/1971 20/02/1979 21/02/1980              
Azerbaijan                        
Belgium 11/12/1953 12/03/1965  01/04/1965 01/04/1976 02/04/1977              
Bosnia and Herzegovina                        
Bulgaria                        
Croatia                        
Cyprus                        
Czech Republic                        
Denmark 11/12/1953 03/09/1956  01/10/1956 31/10/1976 01/11/1977              
Estonia                        
Finland   23/01/1973 a 01/02/1973 30/06/1977 01/07/1978              
France 11/12/1953 18/01/1962  01/02/1962 14/12/1976 15/12/1977              
Georgia                        
Germany 11/12/1953 17/05/1955  01/06/1955 29/10/1976 30/10/1977   R.     T.    
Greece 11/12/1953 15/06/1955  01/07/1955 13/07/1979 14/07/1980              
Hungary                        
Iceland 11/12/1953 24/03/1966  01/04/1966 06/05/1991 07/05/1992              
Ireland 11/12/1953 17/06/1954  01/06/1955 27/09/1976 28/09/1977              
Italy 11/12/1953 17/10/1958  01/11/1958 03/11/1976 04/11/1977              
Latvia                        
Liechtenstein                        
Lithuania                        
Luxembourg 11/12/1953 04/07/1957  01/08/1957 30/03/1976 31/03/1977              
Malta                        
Moldova                        
Monaco                        
Montenegro                        
Netherlands 11/12/1953 09/05/1956  01/06/1956 05/12/1977 06/12/1978         T.    
Norway 11/12/1953 21/05/1954  01/06/1955 31/03/1977 05/04/1978              
Poland                        
Portugal                        
Romania                        
Russia                        
San Marino                        
Serbia                        
Slovakia                        
Slovenia                        
Spain   28/06/1967 a 01/07/1967                  
Sweden 11/12/1953 28/06/1957  01/07/1957 15/03/1977 16/03/1978              
Switzerland   28/12/1959 a 01/01/1960 05/04/1977 06/04/1978              
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 24/02/1998 24/02/1998  01/03/1998                  
Turkey 11/12/1953 22/10/1956  01/11/1956                  
Ukraine                        
United Kingdom 11/12/1953 05/05/1955  01/06/1955 23/03/1976 24/03/1977         T.    

Non-Members of Council of Europe

  Signature Ratification Entry into Force Denunciation Denunciation - Entry into force Notes R. D. A. T. C. O.
Israel   29/04/1966 a 01/05/1966                  
South Africa   28/11/1957 a 01/12/1957                  

Total number of signatures not followed by ratifications 0
Total number of ratifications/accessions 5
a: Accession s: Signature without reservation as to ratification su: Succession r: Signature "ad referendum".
R.: Reservations D.: Declarations A.: Authorities T.: Territorial Application C.: Communication O.: Objection.
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