How to File A Trademark Application through the Madrid System In order to file an international application, you must have already registered or applied for a mark in your "home" IP Office. This guide explains more about the process, including your eligibility to use the Madrid System, how to complete your application form, required fees, and how to track the status of your application as it...

Before filing an international application through the Madrid System, you should search to find out if identical or similar marks already exist (or are pending) in your target markets. How to Search Before Filing: Overview • Overview Before filing an international application through the Madrid System, you should search to find out if identical or similar marks already exist (or are pending)...

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has launched the Madrid Application Assistant, which automatically records all the information required to complete an international application. The Madrid Application Assistant is the latest improvement to the service level of the Madrid Registry as part of WIPO's drive to enhance the creation and management of trademark rights under the...

I once again congratulate WTO and WHO for organizing today’s timely High-Level Dialogue to allow all the various stakeholders to come together to discuss this critical topic, and I once again affirm that in WIPO, you have a partner fully committed to working together to realize these shared goals. Opening Remarks by WIPO Director General Geneva, July 21, 2021 DG Dr. Tedros of the WHO, DG...

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has expanded its suite of online services with an online platform providing free access to comprehensive, unbiased, and structured reports on many patent databases. WIPO INSPIRE (Index of Specialized Patent Information Reports) will help a range of stakeholders in searching the myriad of patent databases around the...