Madrid System Podcast

November 15, 2008 | No Comments
Posted by Kurt E. Anderson

This podcast contains a brief summary of the Madrid System. The Madrid System allows a trademark owners to extend their trademark registrations from one country into numerous other countries through a centralized system. The system gets its name from two international treaties (the Madrid Agreement and the Madrid Protocol). Having the option to extend trademark protection through the Madrid System is clearly a huge benefit to trademark owners. However, whether you file through the Madrid System or file a separate application domestically in a foreign country or file an application through a regional system (e.g., EU Community Trademark system) is frequently a strategic decision.

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