MONDAY, 1 SEPTEMBER 2008
Swiss Federal Insitute of Intellectual Property: Updated forms
In its newsletter 2008/07-08 the Swiss Federal Insitute of Intellectual Property reports that it has updated several of its official forms with effect from 1 September 2008.
After the repeal of the"safeguard clause", Article 9sexies of the Madrid Protocol, several forms required updating. The forms concerned are "Application for international registration"; "Designation subsequent to the international registration"; Transformation of an international registration into a national one" and "Application for registration of a trademark licence in the international registry". The updated forms can be retrieved by clicking here
More information on the implications of the repeal of the "safeguard clause" can be found:
(1) in WIPO's Information Notice No. 18/2008, which can be retrieved by clicking here (Word document) and
(2) by clicking here ("Repeal of the Safeguard Clause – Information Kit for Offices of Contracting Parties Bound by Both the Agreementand the Protocol").
Posted by: Birgit Clark @ 13.09
Tags: new form., safeguard clause, Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, Swiss trade marks,