Madrid e-Filing Now Available to Croatian Trademark Applicants

January 31, 2023

Croatia is the latest Madrid System Member PDF, List of Madrid System members to sign up to our Madrid e-Filing service, bringing the number of intellectual property (IP) Offices using the platform to 19.

Starting January 31, 2023, Croatian trademark holders will be able to file their applications for international trademark registrations online, directly via the website of the State Intellectual Property Office of the Republic of Croatia (SIPO).

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Madrid e-Filing will enable Croatian brand owners to extend the scope of protection of their national trademark registrations in a secure, online environment. Perhaps the biggest advantage for Croatian users is that they can communicate directly with SIPO, and immediately receive and respond to irregularities issued by WIPO electronically, saving a significant amount of time in the processing of their international registrations.

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Madrid e-Filing – a fully digital process

Madrid e-Filing provides a completely digital and streamlined environment for users to file – and IP Offices to process – applications for international trademark registrations. Brand owners can directly communicate with their Office of origin, and receive – and respond to – any irregularity notices issued by WIPO through the platform. The process is secure, and saves valuable time!

How to use Madrid e-Filing

  1. Access Madrid e-Filing from the SIPO website;
  2. Log on, and select "New application";
  3. Enter your national (Republic of Croatia) application or registration number to import key information (holder name, type of mark, logo, goods and services) directly from your basic mark;
  4. Follow the prompts to complete your application;
  5. Pay fees:

What happens next?

  • Your application will go directly to SIPO – through Madrid e-Filing – for validation.
  • Once validated, SIPO will submit your application back to us – through Madrid e-Filing – for formal examination and registration. You can check the real time status of your application at any time using Madrid Monitor under eMadrid.

More about Madrid e-Filing

Madrid e-Filing is available – free-of-charge – to all interested national or regional IP Offices of Madrid System Members. We provide technical support to help you integrate Madrid e-Filing into your existing IT environment.

Find out more about how your IP Office can set up Madrid e-Filing.


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