125 Years of the Madrid System for international registration of trademarks

wipo-logoApril 14, 2016 marks a milestone anniversary for the Madrid System: 125 years since its first governing treaty (the Madrid Agreement) was adopted in Madrid on this day in 1891. Today more than ever, the Madrid System offers a convenient and cost effective solution for protecting your brand worldwide.

In 1891, the Madrid Union was comprised of nine founding members and has continuously grown over the years. For its 125th anniversary, the Madrid System is 97 member-strong, covers 113 countries and is expected to expand to encompass 100 members and beyond in coming years.

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Source: WIPO.