December 6, 2022
Belize is the latest country to join the Madrid System, expanding the global coverage of WIPO’s International Trademark System to 129 countries.
The Government of Belize deposited its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol on November 24, 2022. Belize is the 113th member of the Madrid System. This accession further strengthens the Madrid System’s status as a truly global option for trademark protection in Latin America and the Caribbean.
The Madrid Protocol will enter into force in Belize on February 24, 2023.
Starting February 24, 2023….
You will soon be able to find details of Belize’s trademark laws and practices in our Madrid Member Profiles Database under eMadrid. Check back soon!
The Madrid System offers a convenient and cost-effective solution for registering and managing trademarks worldwide. You file just one international application, in one language (English, French or Spanish – the filing languages of the Madrid System) and pay a single set of fees. You can prepare and track the status of your application(s) and manage your international registration(s) using the suite of online services available under eMadrid.