How to Manage your International Registration: Change in the Holder's Name, Address or Contact Details

Change in name or address

To change the holder's name and/or address as recorded in the International Register, use Form MM9.

NOTE: To record a change in ownership (i.e. a transfer of ownership from one holder to another), use Form MM5.

You may submit Form MM9:

  • directly to WIPO by regular mail or online through the Contact Madrid service; or
  • through your "home" IP Office which will transmit it to WIPO on your behalf.
Tip! Contact information for IP Offices of Madrid System members is available in the Member Profiles Database.

How much does it cost?

The fee for changing the holder's name and/or address is 150 Swiss francs.

Change in contact details (address of correspondence, phone, fax, email address)

To change the holder’s contact details, including address of correspondence, phone number, fax number or email address, use the Contact Madrid service. (Under My request concerns, select the topic “something else”).

How much does it cost?

There is no fee for requesting a change in the holder’s contact details.

For further information on changes in the name and/or address of the holder, see paragraphs  B.II.47.01 to 48.13 of the Guide to the International Registration of Marks under the Madrid Agreement and the Madrid Protocol and pages 56 to 60 of "Making the Most of the Madrid System".