|Treaty||Entry into Force|
|Madrid Protocol||November 18, 1998|
|Extension of the refusal period to 18 months||Article 5(2)(b) of the Protocol|
|Possible notification of refusal, based on opposition, after the 18-month time limit||Article 5(2)(c) of the Protocol|
|Charge individual fee (see list of fees and WIPO fee calculator)||Article 8(7)(a) of the Protocol|
|In respect of international registrations effected under the Protocol prior to the date of accession of the Contracting Party concerned, no subsequent designation||Article 14(5) of the Protocol|
Trademark Act of May 1, 2004.
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