List of parties to international copyright agreements


List of parties to international copyright agreements

Below is a list of countries which have signed and ratified one or more multilateral international copyright treaties. This list covers only multilateral treaties (i.e., treaties by more than two countries). It does not include bilateral treaties (treaties between only two countries). Related rights provide intellectual property rights for performers, producers of sound recordings (phonograms) and broadcasting organisations. In some countries these rights are known simply as copyright, while other countries distinguish them from authors' rights: in either case, the international laws which are concerned with them are distinct from those concerned with literary and artistic works under the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works and other treaties.

Berne
Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works, Berne, September 9, 1886, came into force December 5, 1887[1]
UCC Geneva
Universal Copyright Convention, Geneva Act, September 6, 1952, came into force September 16, 1955[2]
UCC Paris
Universal Copyright Convention, Paris Act, July 24, 1971, came into force July 10, 1974[3]
TRIPS
Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, Marrakech, April 15, 1994, came into force January, 1 1995[4] Note: membership in TRIPS coincides with membership in the World Trade Organization; observer governments of the World Trade Organization are marked observer in the table below.
WCT
WIPO Copyright Treaty, Geneva, December 20, 1996, came into force March 6, 2002[5][6]

The list below was taken from details supplied by WIPO, UNESCO and the WTO (see references): they are correct as of 2005-12-11 (2000-01-01 for the Universal Copyright Convention), and include some accessions after that date. Dates quoted are the date on which the treaty came into effect for a given country.

Country Berne UCC Geneva UCC Paris TRIPS WCT
 Afghanistan observer
 Albania 01994-03-06 March 6, 1994 02000-09-08 September 8, 2000 02005-08-06 August 6, 2005
 Algeria 01998-04-19 April 19, 1998 01973-08-28 August 28, 1973 01974-07-10 July 10, 1974 observer
 Andorra 02004-06-02 June 2, 2004 01955-09-16 September 16, 1955 observer
 Angola 01996-11-23 November 23, 1996
 Antigua and Barbuda 02000-03-17 March 17, 2000 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Argentina 01967-06-10 June 10, 1967 01958-12-13 December 13, 1958 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Armenia 02000-10-19 October 19, 2000 02003-02-05 February 5, 2003 02005-03-06 March 6, 2005
 Australia 01928-04-14 April 14, 1928 01969-05-01 May 1, 1969 01978-02-29 February 29, 1978 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02007-07-26 July 26, 2007
 Austria 01920-10-01 October 1, 1920 01957-07-02 July 2, 1957 01982-08-14 August 14, 1982 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Azerbaijan 01999-06-04 June 4, 1999 01973-05-27 May 27, 1973 observer 02006-04-11 April 11, 2006
 Bahamas 01973-07-10 July 10, 1973 01976-10-13 October 13, 1976 01976-12-27 December 27, 1976 observer
 Bahrain 01997-03-02 March 2, 1997 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02005-12-15 December 15, 2005
 Bangladesh 01999-05-04 May 4, 1999 01975-08-05 August 5, 1975 01975-08-05 August 5, 1975 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Barbados 01983-07-30 July 30, 1983 01983-06-18 June 18, 1983 01983-06-18 June 18, 1983 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Belarus 01997-12-12 December 12, 1997 01973-05-27 May 27, 1973 observer 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Belgium 01887-12-05 December 5, 1887 01960-08-31 August 31, 1960 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02006-08-30 August 30, 2006
 Belize 02000-06-17 June 17, 2000 01983-03-01 March 1, 1983 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Benin 01961-01-03 January 3, 1961 01996-02-22 February 22, 1996 02006-04-16 April 16, 2006
 Bhutan 02004-11-25 November 25, 2004 observer
 Bolivia 01993-11-04 November 4, 1993 01990-03-22 March 22, 1990 01990-03-22 March 22, 1990 01995-09-12 September 12, 1995 signed
 Bosnia and Herzegovina 01930-06-17 June 17, 1930 01966-05-11 May 11, 1966 01974-07-10 July 10, 1974 observer
 Botswana 01998-04-15 April 15, 1998 01995-05-31 May 31, 1995 02005-01-27 January 27, 2005
 Brazil 01922-02-09 February 9, 1922 01960-01-13 January 13, 1960 01975-12-11 December 11, 1975 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Brunei 02006-08-30 August 30, 2006 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Bulgaria 01921-12-05 December 5, 1921 01975-06-07 June 7, 1975 01975-06-07 June 7, 1975 01996-12-01 December 1, 1996 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Burkina Faso 01963-08-19 August 19, 1963 01995-06-03 June 3, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Burundi 01995-07-23 July 23, 1995
 Cambodia 01955-09-16 September 16, 1955 02004-10-13 October 13, 2004
 Cameroon 01964-09-21 September 21, 1964 01973-05-01 May 1, 1973 01974-07-10 July 10, 1974 01995-12-13 December 13, 1995
 Canada 01928-04-10 April 10, 1928 01962-08-10 August 10, 1962 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Cape Verde 01997-07-07 July 7, 1997 observer
 Central African Republic 01977-09-03 September 3, 1977 01995-05-31 May 31, 1995
 Chad 01971-11-25 November 25, 1971 01996-10-19 October 19, 1996
 Chile 01970-06-05 June 5, 1970 01955-09-16 September 16, 1955 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 China, People's Republic of 01992-10-15 October 15, 1992 01992-10-30 October 30, 1992 01992-10-30 October 30, 1992 02001-12-11 December 11, 2001 02007-06-09 June 9, 2007 (excluding Hong Kong and Macau)
 Colombia 01988-03-07 March 7, 1988 01976-06-18 June 18, 1976 01976-06-18 June 18, 1976 01995-04-30 April 30, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Comoros 02005-04-17 April 17, 2005 observer
 Congo, Democratic Republic 01963-10-08 October 8, 1963 01997-01-01 January 1, 1997
 Congo, Republic 01962-05-08 May 8, 1962 01997-03-27 March 27, 1997
 Costa Rica 01978-06-10 June 10, 1978 01955-09-16 September 16, 1955 01980-03-07 March 7, 1980 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Côte d'Ivoire 01962-01-01 January 1, 1962 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Croatia 01930-06-17 June 17, 1930 01966-05-11 May 11, 1966 01974-07-10 July 10, 1974 02000-11-30 November 30, 2000 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Cuba 01997-02-20 February 20, 1997 01957-06-18 June 18, 1957 01995-04-20 April 20, 1995
 Cyprus 01964-02-24 February 24, 1964 01990-12-19 December 19, 1990 01990-12-19 December 19, 1990 01995-07-30 July 30, 1995 02003-11-04 November 4, 2003
 Czech Republic 01993-01-01 January 1, 1993 01960-01-06 January 6, 1960 01980-04-17 April 17, 1980 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Denmark 01903-07-01 July 1, 1903 01962-02-09 February 9, 1962 01979-07-11 July 11, 1979 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Djibouti 02002-05-13 May 13, 2002 01995-05-31 May 31, 1995
 Dominica 01999-08-07 August 7, 1999 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Dominican Republic 01997-12-24 December 24, 1997 01983-05-08 May 8, 1983 01982-05-08 May 8, 1982 01995-03-09 March 9, 1995 02006-01-10 January 10, 2006
 East Timor
 Ecuador 01991-10-09 October 9, 1991 01957-05-03 May 3, 1957 01991-09-06 September 6, 1991 01996-01-21 January 21, 1996 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Egypt 01977-06-07 June 7, 1977 01995-06-30 June 30, 1995
 El Salvador 01994-02-19 February 19, 1994 01979-03-29 March 29, 1979 01979-03-29 March 29, 1979 01995-05-07 May 7, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Equatorial Guinea 01997-06-26 June 26, 1997 observer
 Eritrea
 Estonia 01994-10-26 October 26, 1994 01999-11-13 November 13, 1999 signed
 Ethiopia observer
 European Union 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Fiji 01971-12-01 December 1, 1971 01972-03-13 March 13, 1972 01996-01-14 January 14, 1996
 Finland 01928-04-01 April 1, 1928 01963-04-16 April 16, 1963 01986-11-01 November 1, 1986 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 France 01887-12-05 December 5, 1887 01956-01-14 January 14, 1956 01972-12-11 December 11, 1972 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Gabon 01962-03-26 March 26, 1962 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Gambia 01993-03-07 March 7, 1993 01996-10-23 October 23, 1996
 Georgia 01995-05-16 May 16, 1995 02000-06-14 June 14, 2000 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Germany 01887-12-05 December 5, 1887 01955-09-16 September 16, 1955 01974-01-18 January 18, 1974 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Ghana 01991-10-11 October 11, 1991 01962-08-22 August 22, 1962 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02006-11-18 November 18, 2006
 Greece 01920-11-09 November 9, 1920 01963-08-24 August 24, 1963 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Grenada 01998-09-22 September 22, 1998 01996-02-22 February 22, 1996
 Guatemala 01997-07-28 July 28, 1997 01964-10-28 October 28, 1964 01995-07-21 July 21, 1995 02003-02-04 February 4, 2003
 Guinea 01980-11-20 November 20, 1980 01981-11-13 November 13, 1981 01981-11-13 November 13, 1981 01995-10-25 October 25, 1995 02002-05-25 May 25, 2002
 Guinea-Bissau 01991-07-22 July 22, 1991 01995-05-31 May 31, 1995
 Guyana 01994-10-25 October 25, 1994  ?  ? 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Haiti 01996-01-11 January 11, 1996 01955-09-16 September 16, 1955 01996-01-30 January 30, 1996
 Honduras 01990-01-25 January 25, 1990 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-05-20 May 20, 2002
 Hong Kong 01997-07-01 July 1, 1997 01997-09-30 September 30, 1997 01997-09-30 September 30, 1997 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Hungary 01922-02-14 February 14, 1922 01971-01-23 January 23, 1971 01974-07-10 July 10, 1974 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Iceland 01947-09-07 September 7, 1947 01956-12-18 December 18, 1956 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 India 01928-04-01 April 1, 1928 01958-01-21 January 21, 1958 01988-04-07 April 7, 1988 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Indonesia 01997-09-05 September 5, 1997 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Iran observer
 Iraq observer
 Ireland 01927-10-05 October 5, 1927 01959-01-20 January 20, 1959 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Israel 01950-03-24 March 24, 1950 01955-09-16 September 16, 1955 01995-04-21 April 21, 1995 signed
 Italy 01887-12-05 December 5, 1887 01957-01-24 January 24, 1957 01980-01-25 January 25, 1980 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Jamaica 01994-01-01 January 1, 1994 01995-05-09 May 9, 1995 02002-06-12 June 12, 2002
 Japan 01899-07-15 July 15, 1899 01955-09-16 September 16, 1955 01977-10-21 October 21, 1977 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Jordan 01999-07-28 July 28, 1999 02000-04-11 April 11, 2000 02004-04-27 April 27, 2004
 Kazakhstan 01999-04-12 April 12, 1999 01973-05-27 May 27, 1973 observer 02004-11-12 November 12, 2004
 Kenya 01993-06-11 June 11, 1993 01966-09-07 September 7, 1966 01974-07-10 July 10, 1974 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Kiribati
 Korea, Democratic People's Republic 02003-04-28 April 28, 2003
 Korea, Republic 01996-08-21 August 21, 1996 01987-10-01 October 1, 1987 01987-10-01 October 1, 1987 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02004-06-24 June 24, 2004
 Kuwait 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Kyrgyzstan 01999-07-08 July 8, 1999 01998-12-20 December 20, 1998 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Laos 01955-09-16 September 16, 1955 observer
 Latvia 01995-08-11 August 11, 1995 01999-02-10 February 10, 1999 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Lebanon 01947-09-30 September 30, 1947 01959-10-17 October 17, 1959 observer
 Lesotho 01989-09-28 September 28, 1989 01995-05-31 May 31, 1995
 Liberia 01989-03-08 March 8, 1989 01956-07-27 July 27, 1956
 Libya 01976-09-28 September 28, 1976 observer
 Liechtenstein 01931-07-30 July 30, 1931 01959-01-22 January 22, 1959 01999-11-11 November 11, 1999 01995-09-01 September 1, 1995 02007-04-30 April 30, 2007
 Lithuania 01994-12-14 December 14, 1994 02001-05-31 May 31, 2001 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Luxembourg 01888-06-20 June 20, 1888 01955-10-15 October 15, 1955 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Macau 01999-12-20 December 20, 1999 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Macedonia 01930-06-17 June 17, 1930 01966-05-11 May 11, 1966 01974-07-10 July 10, 1974 02003-04-04 April 4, 2003 02004-02-04 February 4, 2004
 Madagascar 01966-01-01 January 1, 1966 01995-11-17 November 17, 1995
 Malawi 01991-10-12 October 12, 1991 01965-10-26 October 26, 1965 01995-05-31 May 31, 1995
 Malaysia 01990-10-01 October 1, 1990 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Maldives 01995-05-31 May 31, 1995
 Mali 01962-03-19 March 19, 1962 01995-05-31 May 31, 1995 02002-04-24 April 24, 2002
 Malta 01964-09-21 September 21, 1964 01968-11-19 November 19, 1968 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Marshall Islands
 Mauritania 01973-02-06 February 6, 1973 01995-05-31 May 31, 1995
 Mauritius 01989-05-10 May 10, 1989 01970-11-20 November 20, 1970 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Mexico 01967-06-11 June 11, 1967 01957-05-12 May 12, 1957 01975-10-31 October 31, 1975 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Federated States of Micronesia 02003-10-07 October 7, 2003
 Moldova 01995-11-02 November 2, 1995 01973-05-27 May 27, 1973 02001-07-26 July 26, 2001 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Monaco 01989-05-30 May 30, 1989 01955-09-16 September 16, 1955 01974-12-13 December 13, 1974 signed
 Mongolia 01998-03-12 March 12, 1998 01997-01-29 January 29, 1997 02002-10-25 October 25, 2002
 Montenegro 02006-06-03 June 3, 2006 01966-05-11 May 11, 1966 [1] 01974-07-10 July 10, 1974 [2] observer 02003-06-13 June 13, 2003
 Morocco 01917-06-16 June 16, 1917 01972-05-08 May 8, 1972 01976-01-28 January 28, 1976 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02011-07-20 July 20, 2011 [3]
 Mozambique 01995-08-26 August 26, 1995
 Myanmar 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Namibia 01990-03-21 March 21, 1990 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Nauru
 Nepal 02006-01-11 January 11, 2006 02004-04-23 April 23, 2004
 Netherlands 01912-11-01 November 1, 1912 01967-06-22 June 22, 1967 01985-11-30 November 30, 1985 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 New Zealand 01928-04-24 April 24, 1928 01964-09-11 September 11, 1964 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Nicaragua 02000-08-23 August 23, 2000 01961-08-16 August 16, 1961 01995-09-03 September 3, 1995 02003-03-06 March 6, 2003
 Niger 01962-05-02 May 2, 1962 01989-05-15 May 15, 1989 01989-05-15 May 15, 1989 01996-12-13 December 13, 1996
 Nigeria 01993-09-14 September 14, 1993 01962-02-14 February 14, 1962 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Norway 01896-04-13 April 13, 1896 01963-01-23 January 23, 1963 01974-08-07 August 7, 1974 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Oman 01999-07-14 July 14, 1999 02000-11-09 November 9, 2000 02005-09-20 September 20, 2005
 Pakistan 01948-07-05 July 5, 1948 01955-09-16 September 16, 1955 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Palau
 Panama 01996-06-08 June 8, 1996 01962-10-17 October 17, 1962 01980-09-03 September 3, 1980 01997-09-06 September 6, 1997 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Papua New Guinea 01996-06-09 June 9, 1996
 Paraguay 01992-01-02 January 2, 1992 01962-03-11 March 11, 1962 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Peru 01988-08-20 August 20, 1988 01963-10-16 October 16, 1963 01985-07-22 July 22, 1985 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Philippines 01951-08-01 August 1, 1951 01955-11-19 November 19, 1955 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-10-04 October 4, 2002
 Poland 01920-01-28 January 28, 1920 01977-03-09 March 9, 1977 01977-03-09 March 9, 1977 01995-07-01 July 1, 1995 02004-03-23 March 23, 2004
 Portugal 01911-03-29 March 29, 1911 01956-12-25 December 25, 1956 01981-07-30 July 30, 1981 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Qatar 02000-07-05 July 5, 2000 01996-01-13 January 13, 1996 02005-10-28 October 28, 2005
 Romania 01927-01-01 January 1, 1927 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Russia 01995-03-13 March 13, 1995 01973-05-27 May 27, 1973 01994-12-09 December 9, 1994 observer 02009-02-05 February 5, 2009
 Rwanda 01984-03-01 March 1, 1984 01989-11-10 November 10, 1989 01989-11-10 November 10, 1989 01996-05-22 May 22, 1996
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 01995-04-09 April 9, 1995 01996-02-21 February 21, 1996
 Saint Lucia 01993-08-24 August 24, 1993 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 01995-08-29 August 29, 1995 01985-04-22 April 22, 1985 01985-04-22 April 22, 1985 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Samoa 02006-07-21 July 21, 2006 observer
 San Marino
 São Tomé and Príncipe observer
 Saudi Arabia 02004-03-11 March 11, 2004 01994-07-13 July 13, 1994 01994-07-13 July 13, 1994 02005-12-11 December 11, 2005
 Senegal 01962-08-25 August 25, 1962 01974-07-09 July 9, 1974 01974-07-09 July 9, 1974 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-05-18 May 18, 2002
 Serbia 01930-06-17 June 17, 1930 01966-05-11 May 11, 1966 01974-07-10 July 10, 1974 observer 02003-06-13 June 13, 2003
 Seychelles observer
 Sierra Leone 01995-07-23 July 23, 1995
 Singapore 01998-12-21 December 21, 1998 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02005-04-17 April 17, 2005
 Slovakia 01993-01-01 January 1, 1993 01960-01-06 January 6, 1960 01980-04-17 April 17, 1980 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Slovenia 01930-06-17 June 17, 1930 01966-05-11 May 11, 1966 01974-07-10 July 10, 1974 01995-07-30 July 30, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Solomon Islands 01996-07-26 July 26, 1996
 Somalia
 South Africa 01928-10-03 October 3, 1928 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Spain 01887-12-05 December 5, 1887 01955-01-27 January 27, 1955 01974-07-10 July 10, 1974 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Sri Lanka 01959-07-20 July 20, 1959 01984-01-25 January 25, 1984 01984-01-25 January 25, 1984 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Sudan 02000-12-28 December 28, 2000 observer
 Suriname 01977-02-23 February 23, 1977 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Swaziland 01998-12-14 December 14, 1998 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Sweden 01904-08-01 August 1, 1904 01961-07-01 July 1, 1961 01974-07-10 July 10, 1974 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Switzerland 01887-12-05 December 5, 1887 01956-03-30 March 30, 1956 01993-09-21 September 21, 1993 01995-07-01 July 1, 1995 signed
 Syria 02004-06-11 June 11, 2004
 Taiwan 02002-01-01 January 1, 2002 (as "Chinese Taipei")
 Tajikistan 02000-03-09 March 9, 2000 01973-05-27 May 27, 1973 observer 02009-04-05 April 5, 2009
 Tanzania 01994-07-25 July 25, 1994 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Thailand 01931-07-17 July 17, 1931 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Togo 01975-04-30 April 30, 1975 01995-05-31 May 31, 1995 02003-05-21 May 21, 2003
 Tonga 02001-06-14 June 14, 2001 02007-07-27 July 27, 2007
 Trinidad and Tobago 01988-08-16 August 16, 1988 01988-08-19 August 19, 1988 01988-08-19 August 19, 1988 01995-03-01 March 1, 1995 02008-11-28 November 28, 2008
 Tunisia 01887-12-05 December 5, 1887 01969-06-19 June 19, 1969 01975-06-10 June 10, 1975 01995-03-29 March 29, 1995
 Turkey 01952-01-01 January 1, 1952 01995-03-26 March 26, 1995 02008-11-28 November 28, 2008
 Turkmenistan
 Tuvalu
 Uganda 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Ukraine 01995-10-25 October 25, 1995 01973-05-27 May 27, 1973 observer 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 United Arab Emirates 02004-07-14 July 14, 2004 01996-04-10 April 10, 1996 02004-07-14 July 14, 2004
 United Kingdom 01887-12-05 December 5, 1887 01957-09-27 September 27, 1957 01974-07-10 July 10, 1974 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 United States 01989-03-01 March 1, 1989 01955-09-16 September 16, 1955 01974-07-10 July 10, 1974 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02002-03-06 March 6, 2002
 Uruguay 01967-07-10 July 10, 1967 01993-04-12 April 12, 1993 01993-04-12 April 12, 1993 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 02009-06-05 June 5, 2009
 Uzbekistan 02005-04-19 April 19, 2005 observer
 Vanuatu observer
 Vatican City 01935-09-12 September 12, 1935 01955-10-05 October 5, 1955 01980-05-06 May 6, 1980 observer
 Venezuela 01982-12-30 December 30, 1982 01966-09-30 September 30, 1966 01996-04-11 April 11, 1996 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995 signed
 Vietnam 02004-10-26 October 26, 2004 02007-01-11 January 11, 2007
 Yemen 02008-07-14 July 14, 2008 observer
 Zambia 01992-01-02 January 2, 1992 01965-06-01 June 1, 1965 01995-01-01 January 1, 1995
 Zimbabwe 01980-04-18 April 18, 1980 01995-03-05 March 5, 1995

See also

References

  1. ^ Parties to the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works; document dated 2008-01-15, retrieved 2008-02-15.
  2. ^ Parties to the Geneva Act of the Universal Copyright Convention as of 2000-01-01: the dates given in the document are dates of ratification, not dates of coming into force. The Geneva Act came into force on 1955-09-16 for the first twelve to have ratified (which included four non-members of the Berne Union as required by Art. 9.1), or three months after ratification for other countries.
  3. ^ Parties to the Paris Act of the Universal Copyright Convention as of January 1, 2000: the dates given in the document are dates of ratification, not dates of coming into force. The Paris Act came into force on July 10, 1974 for countries having ratified before that date, or three months after ratification for other countries.
  4. ^ Members of the World Trade Organization: document dated July 27, 2007, retrieved February 2, 2008.
  5. ^ Summary of the WIPO Copyright Treaty, retrieved 2009-12-15.
  6. ^ Members of the WIPO Copyright Treaty, retrieved December 15, 2009.

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