London Agreement In Force by May 2008
The IAM Blog has also provided this "unofficial, back of the envelope, translation of a report in the German media today:"
By the IPKat's calculations, in accordance with Article 6 of the Agreement, it will then enter into force on 1 May 2008.
London Agreement: France's Ratification Charter Sent to French Embassy in Berlin
According to the latest information [from the president of the German federal association of patent attorneys (Bundesverband Deutscher Patentanwalte)], France’s ratification document/charter was sent to the French Embassy in Berlin yesterday, January 28. The ratification document is expected to arrive today and will then be forwarded immediately to the German Foreign Ministry to be officially filed. As the London Protocol will come into force three months after this filing, the day in question is likely to be April 30 2008.