Episode No. 3 of the Madrid System Podcast is in. Listen now!

May 16, 2022

The third chapter of our podcast series WIPOD – International Trademark System Talks is now available. In this podcast, we cover perspectives and insights, as well as the historical background of WIPO’s Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks.

In this new episode of International Trademark System Talks, we discuss the birth of the Madrid Agreement, by diving in the city of Madrid of the 1890’s and exploring the conferences on intellectual property that took place there in 1890 and 1891. Why was the capital of Spain chosen for this event? Which countries attended and what happened during the several days that the conference took place?

You can find the answers to all these questions and more in our new episode, available on Spotify , Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts

The previous episode is also available. In this one, our host takes you to the Paris and Rome conferences where a first draft of the Madrid Agreement was discussed.

These 15-minute episodes bring you historical information as well as amusing stories and curiosities. For example, did you know that on the very last evening before the end of the conference, the Spanish regent queen offered a gala banquet for over 1000 people? Curious to know more? Tune in to get the answer to those questions and other fun facts about the Madrid System.

Tip! Make sure to subscribe to International Trademark System Talks on your favorite streaming platform so you do not miss new episodes.

Additional learning material from the Madrid System

This podcast comes to complement our portfolio of educational content, namely Madrid public webinars and ‘How-to’ video tutorials.

Madrid Webinars

In these live, interactive sessions held in six languages, WIPO experts teach you how to make the most of the System by covering a wide range of topics, from filing an international application to managing your international trademark registration.

When attending a live session, you will receive a certificate of attendance.

Can’t attend live? You should still register – we’ll send you the video recording of the webinar after the session, you can also access all previous webinar recordings.

Madrid ‘How-to’ video tutorials

These short video tutorials aim to answer your most frequently asked questions regarding the management of your international registration with on-screen examples and visual aids. They will help you navigate key transactions with ease and confidence, as well as avoid common misunderstandings and errors. Find all the Madrid ‘How-to’ video tutorials on our dedicated page or on WIPO’s YouTube channel.

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What aspects of the Madrid System would you like us to cover in our educational content? Let us know by selecting ‘Madrid System webinars, seminars and video tutorials’ under ‘My request concerns’ through Contact Madrid.