The Madrid System is the one-stop solution for trademark holders to obtain and maintain protection in multiple markets. Whether you’re a small start-up or a large multinational exporter, the Madrid System can help you manage your brand efficiently.
- Find out more about how the Madrid System works
- Publication: Protecting your Marks Abroad
File a single application in one language, and pay one set of fees to apply for trademark protection in multiple territories; manage your brand portfolio through a centralized system, and easily expand protection into new markets.
Register and manage your trademark in the territories of the Madrid System’s 98 members, representing 114 countries and over 80% of world trade.
Save time and money by filing one application, rather than a bundle of national applications; no need to pay for translations or hire a representative in each country.
What Users Say about the Madrid System
With over 1.3 million trademarks registered, the Madrid System is the top choice for international trademark registration among export-oriented brand owners.
Convenient management of global trademark portfolios
"A very good tool to keep your budget low" – [transcript].
"I encourage all companies to use the Madrid System as much as they can" – [transcript].
"It is a great tool for our business!" – [transcript].
"The most effective global trademark system for the borderless network era" – [transcript].
Protection in export markets worldwide
"A reliable and quality partnership for our export development strategy" – [transcript].
"It has become a standard for us" – [transcript].
"I'm very proud that Morocco is a member of the Madrid System" – [transcript].
Orka Group (Turkey)
"It simplifies trademark registration and management procedures" – [transcript].
Cost-effective trademark registration
Microsoft (United States)
"The Madrid Protocol has been wonderful for the US" – [transcript].
"Use it! Don't doubt it, just use it!" – [transcript].
"It's a good system, I'm 100% in favor of it!" – [transcript].
"It's aligned with where the world is going in terms of business and innovation" – [transcript].