World Intellectual Property Organization

Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 102
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

Accession by the Republic of Kenya

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments and has the honor to notify the deposit by the Government of the Republic of Kenya, on March 26, 1998, of its instrument of accession to the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks, adopted at Madrid on June 27, 1989 ("Madrid Protocol (1989)").

The said instrument was accompanied by the following declarations:

  • under Article 5(2)(b) of the Protocol, the time limit of one year referred to in subparagraph (a) is hereby replaced by 18 months;
  • under Article 5(2)(c) of the Protocol, the specification referred to therein shall apply to applications in which Kenya is designated.

The Madrid Protocol (1989) will enter into force, with respect to the Republic of Kenya, on June 26, 1998.

March 26, 1998

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