Afghanistan: Accession to Madrid Protocol on June 26, 2018

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Afghanistan: Accession to Madrid Protocol on June 26, 2018

On March 26, 2018, the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan deposited its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol, making Afghanistan the 101st member of the Madrid System.  The Protocol will enter into force for Afghanistan on June 26, 2018.

Beginning on June 26th, local brand owners in Afghanistan can begin using the Madrid System to protect their marks in the 116 territories of the System’s other 100 members by filing a single international application and paying a single set of fees.

 

Source:   www.wipo.int