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TTIL / Madrid System / Amendments to the Common Regulations and Schedule of Fees that Enter into Force on July 1, 2017

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Amendments to the Common Regulations and Schedule of Fees of the Madrid System that Enter into Force on July 1, 2017

The amendments address the examination, by the International Bureau, of a limitation in an international application (Rule 12); the requirements with respect to a separate request filed by the holder to record a limitatiaon, and its subsequent examination by the International Bureau (Rules 25 to 27); and the ability of a holder, in a separate request, to add or amend indications regarding the legal nature and the State, and, where applicable, the territorial unit within that State, under the law of which it has been organized (Rules 25 to 27, 35, item 7.4 of the Schedule of Fees and MM9).
 

A description of the amendments, including a clean copy of the legal texts, may be found in Madrid System Information Notice No. 11/2017 (June 12, 2017).   

A track changes version of the amendments may be found in Annex I of WIPO document MM/A/50/4 (August 2, 2016), "Proposed Amendments to the Common Regulations Under the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks and the Protocol Relating to that Agreement," as adpoted by the Assembly of the Special Union for the International Registration of Marks ("Madrid Union Assembly") on October 11, 2016, at its Fiftieth (29th Extraordinary) Seesion, held from October 3 to 11, 2016, and reported in paragraph 22(i) of WIPO document MM/A/50/5 (December 16, 2016), "Report."

All legal texts of the Madrid System, including the Common Regulations​, may be found here.  MM9 may be found here.

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