Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 219
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

Accession by the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments and has the honor to notify the deposit by the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, on March 26, 2018, 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)"), as amended on October 3, 2006, and on November 12, 2007.

The Madrid Protocol (1989) will enter into force, with respect to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, on June 26, 2018.

March 26, 2018