The Madrid System is a convenient and cost-effective solution for registering and managing trademarks worldwide. File a single international trademark application and pay one set of fees to apply for protection in up to 130 countries. Modify, renew or expand your global trademark portfolio through one centralized system.
The Madrid System not only empowers creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs to build effective brand strategies and navigate international markets; it also plays a pivotal role in advancing the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
Learn all about filing and tracking international trademark applications. Important! Before you file an international trademark application, you must register or apply for a national or regional trademark in your "home" IP Office.
Manage your international trademark registration(s) using eMadrid. Find out how to change contact details, extend geographical scope of protection, transfer ownership, appoint a representative, renew a registration, and more.
We help prospective members get ready for accession to the Madrid Protocol – the governing Treaty of the Madrid System. Find out more about the preparatory work required, and access tools developed specifically to help new members through the accession process.
Madrid System Members meet annually in the Working Group and the Madrid Union Assembly to discuss various matters, with the aim of improving the Madrid System for all users. Find out more about past and upcoming meetings.
Questions about the Madrid System?
Our Madrid System Customer Support team is on hand to answer your questions and guide you through trademark transactions and Madrid System services. Support hours: Monday to Friday, 09:00–18:00 (Geneva time).