Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 218
Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks

Declaration by the Republic of Zambia

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) presents his compliments and has the honor to refer to the deposit by the Republic of Zambia, on August 15, 2001, of its instrument of accession to the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks, adopted at Madrid on June 27, 1989 ("Madrid Protocol (1989)").  (See Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 137, dated August 15, 2001, for ease of reference.)

In this respect, the Director General of WIPO has the honor to notify that the Republic of Zambia has deposited, on October 6, 2017, the following declaration:

- in accordance with Article 8(7)(a) of the Madrid Protocol (1989), the Republic of Zambia, in connection with each international registration in which it is mentioned under Article 3ter of the said Protocol, and in connection with the renewal of any such international registration, wants to receive, instead of a share in the revenue produced by the supplementary and complementary fees, an individual fee. 

The said declaration will enter into force, with respect to the Republic of Zambia, on January 6, 2018.

October 6, 2017