Madrid Protocol: welcome Tajikistan

On March 31, 2011 Tajikistan accessed to the Madrid Protocol for registration of International Trademarks. The Madrid Protocol will enter into force in Tajikistan on June 30, 2011. Tajikistan, which is already member of the Madrid Agreement, made the following declarations together with the submission of the instrument of ratification:

– time limit for refusal of protection: 18 months

– individual fee system approved