Madrid Agreement

Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

 

Article 1 - Establishment of a Special Union. Filing of Marks at International Bureau. Definition of Country of Origin

 

Article 2 - Reference to Article 3 of the Paris Convention 

 

Article 3 - Contents of Application for International Registration

 

Article 3bis - “Territorial Limitation”

 

Article 3ter - Request for “Territorial Extension”

 

Article 4 - Effects of International Registration

 

Article 4bis - Substitution of International Registration for Earlier National Registrations

 

Article 5 - Refusal by National Offices

 

Article 5bis - Documentary Evidence of Legitimacy of Use of Certain Elements of Mark

 

Article 5ter - Copies of Entries in International Register. Searches for Anticipation. Extracts from International Register

 

Article 6 - Period of Validity of International Registration. Independence of International Registration. Termination of Protection in Country of Origin

 

Article 7 - Renewal of International Registration

 

Article 8 - National Fee. International Fee. Division of Excess Receipts, Supplementary Fees, and Complementary Fees

 

Article 8bis - Renunciation in Respect of One or More Countries

 

Article 9 - Changes in National Registers also Affecting International Registration. Reduction of List of Goods and Services Mentioned in International Registration. Additions to that List. Substitutions in that List

 

Article 9bis - Transfer of International Mark Entailing Change in Country of Proprietor

 

Article 9ter - Assignment of International Mark for Part Only of Registered Goods or Services or for Certain Contracting Countries. Reference to Article 6quater of Paris Convention (Assignment of Mark)

 

Article 9quater - Common Office for Several Contracting Countries. Request by Several Contracting Countries to be Treated as a Single Country

 

Article 10 - Assembly of the Special Union

 

Article 11 - International Bureau

 

Article 12 - Finances

 

Article 13 - Amendment of Articles 10 to 13

 

Article 14 - Ratification and Accession. Entry into Force. Accession to Earlier Acts. Reference to Article 24 of Paris Convention (Territories)

 

Article 15 - Denunciation

 

Article 16 - Application of Earlier Acts

 

Article 17 - Signature, Languages, Depository Functions

 

Article 18 - Transitional Provisions

 

 

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Text in force at 06-01-2019. The text can be verified at wipo.int. Titles of articles have been added for convenience, but are lacking in the official text, IP-PorTal.