Don’t sweat Madrid Protocol Central Attack

It’s long been thought that one weakness of this centralised system is “Central Attack”. This is where the home registration is attacked (within five years of the international application date), the whole house of cards, which is built upon that home registration, may come tumbling down.

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To Madrid or not Madrid #2: What about the Goods and Services?

Goods and services specifications are key when you’re deciding if Madrid is the right option for your client’s trademark filing.  As we mentioned in our last post, filing through Madrid should not be an automatic decision, and the specific mark is an important consideration.

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