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TTIL / Madrid System / Madrid Protocol Will Enter into Force in Afghanistan on June 26, 2018

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​Madrid Protocol Will Enter into Force in Afghanistan on June 26, 2018

On March 26, 2018, the government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan deposited with the Director General of WIPO its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol, making Afghanistan the 101st Member of the Madrid Union of the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks.  The Madrid Union, which includes intergovernmental organizations such OAPI and the EU as well as states, now covers 117 countries.  The Madrid Protocol will enter into force in Afghanistan on June 26, 2018. 

WIPO has issued "Madrid (Marks) Notification No. 219," the formal notification by the Director General of WIPO of the deposit of an instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol by Afghanistan.

The Madrid Registry has issued a Madrid System News item entitled, "Membership on the Rise: Afghanistan Joins the Madrid System."

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