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REGULATIONS UNDER THE MADRID AGREEMENT

TABLE OF CONTENTS

REGULATIONS UNDER THE MADRID AGREEMENT

Concerning the International Registration of Marks
(of April 22, 1988)
ENTRY INTO FORCE: January 1, 1989

Preamble

Chapter 1 General Provisions

Rule 1 Abbreviated Expressions/ Rule 2 Representation Before the International Bureau/ Rule 3 Applicant; Owner/ Rule 4 National Office/ Rule 5 Means of Communicating with the International Bureau/ Rule 6 Calculation of Time Limits/ Rule 7 Working Language

Chapter 2 Application for International Registration

Rule 8 Form and Contents of the Application for International Registration/ Rule 9 Documents Accompanying the Application for International Registration/ Rule 10 Fees Accompanying the Application for International Registration and Payment of the Balance of the Fee

Chapter 3 Irregular Application for International Registration

Rule 11 General Provisions on Irregularities/ Rule 12 Application for International Registration Irregular with Respect to the Classification of Goods and Services/ Rule 13 List of Goods and Services Containing Too Vague, Incomprehensible or Linguistically Incorrect Terms

Chapter 4 International Registration

Rule 14 Registration of the Mark in the International Register/ Rule 15 Date of the International Registration

Chapter 5 Refusals, Invalidations and Recording of Certain Judicial or Administrative Decisions

Rule 16 Form and Contents of Notifications of Refusal and Final Decisions Following Refusal/ Rule 17 Time Limit for Notification, Recording and Transmittal of Refusal/ Rule 18 Form and Contents of Notifications of Invalidation/ Rule 19 Recording of Certain Judicial or Administrative Decisions

Chapter 6 Recording of a Change

Rule 20 Form and Contents of the Request for Recording of a Change/ Rule 21 Irregularity in a Request for Recording of a Change/ Rule 22 Recording of the Change in the International Register and Date of Recording/ Rule 23 Corrections

Chapter 7 Unofficial Notice of Expiration and Renewal

Rule 24 Unofficial Notice of Expiration/ Rule 25 Time Limit for and Conditions of Renewal/ Rule 26 Renewal of an International Registration Which Has Been Partly Assigned/ Rule 27 Irregular Renewal/ Rule 28 Recording of the Renewal in the International Register

Chapter 8 Certificates, Notifications and Publications

Rule 29 Certificates/ Rule 30 Notifications/ Rule 31 Publications

Chapter 9 Fees

Rule 32 The Required Fees/ Rule 33 Exemption from Fees/ Rule 34 Payment of Fees/ Rule 35 Distribution of Supplementary Fees and Complementary Fees

Chapter 10 Entry into Force and Transitional Provisions

Rule 36 Entry into Force/ Rule 37 Transitional Provisions Concerning the Renewal of Certain Registrations

[Last updated 1 April 2004]