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Scope Of The Protocol To The Madrid Agreement Concerning The International Registration Of Marks

Original Language Title: Geltungsbereich des Protokolls zum Madrider Abkommen über die internationale Registrierung von Marken

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131. Presentation by the Federal Chancellor concerning the scope of the Protocol to the Madrid Agreement on the International Registration of Marche

According to the Communications of the Director-General of the World Intellectual Property Organization, the following other countries have their accession documents to the Protocol to the Madrid Agreement on the International Registration of Brands (BGBl. III. No 32/1999, as last amended by BGBl. III n ° 88/2008, last proclamation of the BGBl scope. III, No 109/2010):


Date of deposit of the instrument of accession:

India 1

8 April 2013


8 September 2010

Colombia 1

29 May 2012

Mexico 1

19 November 2012

New Zealand 1

10 September 2012

Philippines 1

25 April 2012

Tajikistan 1

31 March 2011



Denmark 2 on the 11th October 2010 states that the Protocol does not provisionally apply to Greenland; and


the Netherlands 3 announced that the Netherlands Antilles with 10. October 2010 have stopped to exist. From that date on, the Protocol will continue to apply to the European part of the Netherlands, to Curaçao and Sint Maarten, as well as to the islands of Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba, which form the Caribbean part of the Netherlands.