The Madrid Protocol on international registration of trade marks came into force in India on July 08, 2013, three months after the country signed the Treaty.

Madrid Protocol Takes Effect in India

In 2012, WIPO handled a record number of Madrid applications: 44,018.

Countries expected to join the system within the next two years includes Columbia, Brunei, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia and Thailand.

Article Published September 10th, 2013