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Contracting Parties  >   Madrid Protocol > Netherlands  

SignatureDecember 27, 1989
AcceptanceNovember 28, 1997
Entry into forceApril 1, 1998

Declarations, reservations etc.

In accordance with Article 8(7)(a) of the Protocol, this Contracting Party has declared that, in connection with each request for territorial extension to it of the protection of an international registration and the renewal of any such international registration, it wants to receive an individual fee, instead of a share in the revenue produced by the supplementary and complementary fee. (see Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 100)

Territorial information

The instrument of acceptance of the Protocol was deposited for the Kingdom in Europe. The Netherlands extended the application of the Madrid Protocol to the Netherlands Antilles with effect from April 28, 2003. The Netherlands Antilles ceased to exist on October 10, 2010. As from that date, the Protocol continues to apply to Curaçao and Sint Maarten. The Protocol also continues to apply to the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba which, with effect from October 10, 2010, have become part of the territory of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Europe. (see Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 100 and No. 143)

The territories of Belgium, Luxembourg and the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Europe are to be deemed a single country for the application of the Protocol as from April 1, 1998. (see Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 100)