What are the Innovations introduced by the Madrid Protocol?

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Innovations introduced by the Madrid Protocol are – An international application need not necessarily be based on a registration made by the Office of Origin but can also be based on an application filed with the Office of Origin. This makes it convenient for countries with full examination system where the national registration takes time…. Read more »

What is the Madrid Protocol in trademark laws?

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The Protocol relating to the Madrid Agreement concerning the International Registration of Marks was adopted at Madrid on June 27, 1989. The Protocol, which entered into force on December 1, 1995, retains the basic features of the Madrid Agreement. As on July 15, 1999, 39 countries have acceded to the Protocol. The Protocol was formed… Read more »