The United Arab Emirates joins the Madrid Protocol

WIPO reports about one great news for every applicant of international trademarks. The United Arab Emirates joined the Protocol Relating to the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks.

In that way, the Member Sates of the Madrid system become 125, while UAE is the third country, after Bahrain and Oman, from the Middle East that is member of this system.

The Protocol will come into force for the country on 28.12.2021. After this date applicants from around the world will be able to designate UAE in their applications for trademarks which will reduce the time and money necessary for registration of marks in this country.