World Intellectual Property Organization

Extracts from the International Register

The following documents concerning the contents of international registrations (either in force or expired) can be requested for a fee:

The detailed certified extract is an analysis of the situation of an international registration. It consists of a photocopy of the international registration as originally published in the WIPO Gazette, with, as the case may be, details of any subsequent change, refusal, invalidation, correction or renewal recorded in the International Register at the time the extract is prepared.

The detailed certified extract is established in the language of the concerned application for international registration. The cost for a detailed certified extract depends on the number of entries made in the International Register in respect of a given international registration and cannot be determined before the extract is prepared; the fee according to the Schedule of Fees is 155 Swiss francs up to three pages and 10 Swiss Francs for each page after the third.

The simple certified extract consists of certified copies of all the entries that have been published in the WIPO Gazette with regard to a given international registration, together with, as the case may be, any notification of refusal of protection or invalidation received at the time the extract is prepared.

The simple certified extract is established in the language of the concerned application for international registration. The cost for a simple certified extract depends on the number of pages constituting the notifications of refusal of protection issued by the Offices of the designated Contracting Parties and cannot be determined before the extract is prepared; the fee according to the Schedule of Fees is 77 Swiss francs up to three pages and 2 Swiss francs for each page after the third.

The attestation certifies information on the current status of an international registration and/or application; the fee according to the Schedule of Fees is 77 Swiss francs.

Certified documents are issued with the official WIPO seal.

Pursuant to Article 5ter of the Madrid Agreement and the Madrid Protocol, extracts from the International Register requested with a view to their production in one of the Contracting Parties of the Madrid System shall be exempt from any legalization.

ROMARIN

Up-to-date information about international registrations is published in the ROMARIN database and is available free of charge.

Special services

Service Description Fee
Expedited establishment Extracts will be shipped by express-mail within five working days from the date of confirmation receipt. 100 Swiss francs per extract
Legalization Documents will be legalized by the Geneva State Chancellery and authorities of non-contracting parties of the Madrid System. The legalization consists of an official stamp/signature that certifies the validity of the information for the requested country. 75 Swiss francs plus country fee
Certified copy of a certificate (registration or renewal) This document is a certified copy of a certificate of registration or renewal. It can only be requested by holders or recorded representatives. Certified copies are only available for certificates as from January 1, 2006. 50 Swiss francs

How to request a certified document or a special service

Requests for documents and special services must be made in writing to:

Client Records Unit
Operations Division - Madrid Registry
Brands and Designs Sector
World Intellectual Property Organization
34, chemin des Colombettes
1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 338 84 84 | Fax: +41 22 740 14 29
madrid.records@wipo.int (preferred communication channel)

The request needs to indicate:

  • the international registration number and mark name if any
  • the type of document needed
  • the special service requested: expedited establishment and/or legalization
  • the full postal address of the applicant
  • the full postal address for the invoice or the WIPO current account number.

How to pay

No advance payment is required.  Payment is made upon receipt of the invoice in Swiss francs by one of the methods indicated on the invoice or by debit of the corresponding fee from a WIPO current account.

Further information about fees and payment options.

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