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Bilateral treaty between Switzerland and France, Zürich (1884)

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Bilateral treaty between Switzerland and France, Zürich (1884), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Switzerland and France for the bilateral protection

of literary and artistic property.

            Concluded on 23 February 1882
            Ratified by Switzerland on 2 May 1882.
            Ratified by France on 11 May 1882



The Federal Government

      after having seen and examined
the convention for the bilateral
safeguarding of literary and
artistic property, which was concluded,
on the proviso of ratification, in Paris,
on 23 February 1882, by the pleni-
potentiaries of the two states - a
convention which has been approved by
the National Council* on 24 April
1882 and by the Council of States**
on the 27th of the same month, and
whose tenor is as follows:



The President
of the French Republic

to all those who will see these
the present text,

      A Convention having been
signed on 23 February 1882 between
France and Switzerland, for the
bilateral safeguarding of literary
and artistic property:
      The tenor of the convention is as follows:


* The lower house of the Swiss Federal Assembly

** The upper house of the Swiss Federal Assembly


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