How to Prepare for Madrid Protocol Accession: Procedural and Operational Considerations

The discussion on procedural and operational considerations will focus on the IP Office’s domestic trademark registration processes (to ensure they are reliable and consistent), and specifically on how the national or regional procedures and operational transactions can be integrated with the procedures of the Madrid System.

By going through all the relevant tasks that an Office as a member of the Madrid System would be obliged to perform, a common understanding will emerge on how national or regional processes will fit with these Madrid processes.