World Intellectual Property Organization

Madagascar (MG)

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Miscellaneous

Nice Classification

The Office accepts all the class headings of the Nice Classification.

Representation before the Office

Generally, local representation is not required. However, in case of transformation or replacement, there is need for a local representative before the Office.
List of local representatives.

Collective and Guarantee Marks

The rules governing the use of collective and guarantee marks must be sent directly to the Office within six months from the WIPO notification of the designation of Madagascar.

Replacement

Recording of replacement takes place upon written request filed with the Office.
Handling fee: 100,000 Ariary (MGA) per registration. All rights reserved.

Transformation

The Office examines applications resulting from transformation on formalities only.
The usual application fees must be paid.

Maintenance Requirement

None.

Licenses

Recording in the International Register of a trademark license related to international registration is effective in Madagascar.

Last updated on: October 28, 2013

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