World Intellectual Property Organization

Madrid Registry

­The Madrid Registry is responsible for maintaining the International Registry of trademarks and for the development of the Madrid System.

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What we are trying to achieve

Our expected results in 2014/15 are:

  • Improved productivity and service quality of Madrid operations
  • Wider and better use of the Madrid System, including by developing countries and LDCs 

These contribute to WIPO Strategic Goal II: "provision of premier global IP services."

What we do

    Our activities include:

  • ­Registration of trademarks, renewals and other changes in the International Registry (Operations Division);
  • Provision of legal services in respect of the development and implementation of the Madrid System (Legal Division);  and
  • Provision of information regarding and promotion of the Madrid System (Information and Promotion Division).


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