Trade mark registration through the WIPO

It’s important to note that if you file your international application within 6 months of filing your Australian application, you can claim the Australian filing date as your international filing date, thereby giving you longer protection.

For ease of reference, the following countries are party to the Madrid Protocol:

  • China;
  • European Union;
  • France;
  • Germany;
  • United Kingdom; and
  • United States of America.

The full list of countries subject to the Madrid Protocol can be found here.