Tajikistan Accedes to Madrid Protocol

Apr 27 2011 - 12:26

On March 31, 2011, Tajikistan deposited its instrument of accession to the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks, adopted in Madrid on June 27, 1989. The Madrid Protocol will enter into force in Tajikistan on June 30, 2011.

According to the WIPO, Tajikistan made the following declarations with the submission of the instrument of ratification:

  • In accordance with Article 5 of the Madrid Protocol, Tajikistan opted for the extension of time limit for refusal of protection of an international registration from 12 to 18 months;

  • In accordance with Article 8 of the Madrid Protocol, in connection with each international registration designating Tajikistan and the renewal of any such registration, Tajikistan opted for the individual fee system, instead of a share in the revenue produced by the supplementary and complementary fees.

For more information, please contact Jelena Jankovic at our Balkan Regional Office.

Source: WIPO

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