Guide to the International Registration of Marks
Part B: Chapter II
CHAPTER II: THE INTERNATIONAL PROCEDURE
Introduction | The International Application | The International Registration | Refusal Of Protection | Subsequent Designation | Changes in The International Registration | Renewal of International Registration | Dependence and Independence | Facts in Contracting Parties Affecting International Registrations | Continuation of Effects of International Registrations in Certain Successor States]
This Chapter describes the procedures under the Agreement, the Protocol, the Common Regulations and the Administrative Instructions.
It also provides explanations concerning the forms which may be required to be used, or which the International Bureau may provide for the convenience of the users of the system, and on how these forms should be completed.
The Chapter follows, as far as possible, the life of an international registration, starting with the international application and proceeding through to the recording of the international registration. It then deals with the various events which can occur following international registration, such as refusal of protection, subsequent designation, requests for limitation of the list of goods and services, etc.