Reservations and Declarations for Treaty No.047 - Convention on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention

Declarations in force as of today
Status as of 29/05/2016

France

Reservation made at the time of signature, on 27 November 1963 - Or. Fr.

At the time of signature, the Permanent Representative of France hereby declares that his government avails itself of the reservation provided for in Article 12, paragraph 1.b of the Convention.
Articles concerned : 12

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 27 February 1980 - Or. Fr.

The French Government withdraws the reservation made at the time of signature under Article 12 of the Convention.
Period covered: 01/08/1980 -
Articles concerned : 12

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 27 February 1980 - Or. Fr.

With reference to Article 11 of the Convention, the French Government declares that the Convention applies to the territory of the French Republic, including the overseas departments and territories.
Period covered: 01/08/1980 -
Articles concerned : 11


Italy

Reservation made at the time of signature, on 27 November 1963 - Or. Fr.
The Italian Government, in accordance with Article 12, paragraph 1.a, reserves the right not to provide for the grant of patents in respect of food and pharmaceutical products, as such, and agricultural or horticultural processes other than those to which Article 2, paragraph b, applies.
Period covered: 18/05/1981 -
Articles concerned : 12


Netherlands

Declaration contained in the instrument of ratification, deposited on 2 September 1987 - Or. Engl.

The Convention is approved for the Kingdom of the Netherlands (the Kingdom as a whole).
Period covered: 03/12/1987 -
Articles concerned : 11


Switzerland

Reservation made at the time of signature, on 27 November 1963 - Or. Fr.

In view of the present state of her legislation and in accordance with the right conferred by Article 12, paragraph 1.a, of the Convention, Switzerland intends to reserve, for the limited period referred to in the aforesaid Article 12, the question of the grant of patents in respect of food and pharmaceutical products, as such, and agricultural or horticultural processes other than those to which Article 2, paragraph b, applies.
Articles concerned : 12

Declaration made at the time of deposit of the instrument of ratification, on 9 November 1977 - Or. Fr.

When signing the Convention of 27 November 1963 on the Unification of Certain Points of Substantive Law on Patents for Invention, reservations were made by Switzerland as provided for in Article 12.

When depositing the instrument of ratification with you today, I notify, on behalf of my Government, that Switzerland does not maintain the said reservations.
Period covered: 01/08/1980 -
Articles concerned : 12


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