Title

TTIL / Nice Classification and Madrid System / 2019 Version of the 11th Edition of the Nice Classification ("NCL (11-2019)") Will Enter into Force on January 1, 2019; MGS to be Updated

Announcement Description

2019 Version of the 11th Edition of the Nice Classification ("NCL (11-2019)") Will Enter into Force on January 1, 2019; MGS to be Updated

 
The 2019 version of the 11th Edition of the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (“Nice Classification”) will enter into force on January 1, 2019 ("NCL (11-2019)").
 
NCL (11-2019) is available here.  The "Report" of the Committee of Experts of the Special Union of the Nice Classification ("Committee of Experts"), 28th Session, Geneva, April 30 to May 4, 2018, is available here.  Among other things, the Report contains links to tables of the specific changes made by the Committee of Experts in NCL (11-2019).


With respect to the implementation of NCL (11-2019) by the International Bureau in its administration of the Madrid System for the International Registration of Marks ("Madrid System"), see Information Notice No. 12/2018 (August 15, 2018).  A list of all Madrid Information Notices may be found here.
 
The Madrid Goods and Services Manager ("MGS"), which is designed to assist trademark applicants and their representatives draft an indication of goods and services, will be updated in due course to reflect the changes in NCL (11-2019).  For more information about the MGS, including, in particular, its contents, uses and software interface, see the “Help” tab at the aforementioned link.
 
 

Expires

 

Attachments

Created at 8/16/2018 4:21 PM by Alan Datri
Last modified at 8/16/2018 4:28 PM by Alan Datri