Madrid e-Filing Now Available in Bhutan

May 2, 2024

Bhutan has signed up to our Madrid e-Filing service – the Madrid System’s digital and streamlined environment through which you can file, and intellectual property (IP) Offices can process, applications for international trademark registrations.

Bhutan is the first country in the Southern Asian region to offer this WIPO-powered service.

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Reminder! Through Madrid e-Filing, you don’t just file online; you can communicate directly with your Office of Origin and receive – as well as respond to – any irregularity notices that we (WIPO) may issue. It’s easy, fast, and secure!

The IP Offices of 24 Madrid System Members are now using Madrid e-Filing.

"We encourage all eligible national stakeholders to take advantage of the Madrid System's benefits and protect their trademarks on the international stage through Madrid e-Filing."

– Department of Media, Creative Industry and IP, Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Employment, Bhutan

How to use Madrid e-Filing

  1. Go to the website of Bhutan’s Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Employment.
  2. Click on “Madrid e-Filing” under “Useful Links” at the bottom of the page.
  3. Enter your WIPO Account username and password (Don’t have a WIPO Account? Create one!).
  4. Select "New application".
  5. Select ‘BT - Bhutan’ from the drop-down list of Offices.
  6. Click on ‘Import basic application or registration’.
  7. Follow the prompts to complete your application.

Why use Madrid e-Filing?

  • Reduced irregularities – applications are pre-populated with key information taken directly from your national trademark.
  • Direct compilation of goods and services, and compatibility checking of terms across 41 Madrid System Members.
  • Streamlined certification process at home IP Offices (Office of Origin)
  • Reduced processing time
  • Secure access to the real-time status of applications anytime, anywhere.

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