Includes a brief overview of the Madrid Protocol, a treaty regarding the international registration of trademarks. Also includes links to a number of resources on the Madrid Protocol, including, among others, relevant U.S. statutes and regulations, as well as forms and filing procedures.
Electronic forms for filing an application for international registration, subsequent designation, request for transformation, request to note replacement, and response to a notice of irregularity issued by the International Bureau of WIPO. Also includes information on making hard-copy filings.
Links to treaties on general standards of protection to be provided by countries: - Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property - Trademark Law Treaty - Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks - Nairobi Treaty on the Protection of the Olympic Symbol),
Links to treaties on trademark registration systems: - Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks - Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement
International Trademark Protection Resources (Print)
World Trademark Law and Practice - Ethan Horwitz
This five-volume, updated treatise provides a complete guide to world trademark law and practice, with detailed coverage of 35 major jurisdictions and summary coverage of another 100.
Includes: - Textual analysis of trademark law abroad - Solutions for day-to-day practice situations - Practice tools including checklists and forms for filing and opposing applications, renewing registrations, and recording changes in title
International Patent Protection Resources (Online)
Database of WIPO member countries and non-members that includes links to the intellectual property laws of each country, the IP treaties to which it is party, statistical, and other related information.