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FRIDAY, 19 APRIL 2013
Madrid in Dallas: a MARQUES perspective
If you are one of the many MARQUES members or supporters who will be in Dallas, Texas next month for the International Trademark Association Meeting. the 'MUSM' session for Madrid System users -- noted below -- might be particularly worthy of your attention.
MARQUES has long had a strong commitment to promote the
trade mark and design protection systems administered by the Wolrld Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) through an active
and continued participation to the activities of the several of its Working Groups.
always been a staunch supporter of harmonization and streamlining of practices
and procedures which we need if we are to create and maintain a full balance between national, regional and international trade mark and
design protection systems. In this context, events like the Madrid
System Users’ Meeting (MSUM) are therefore much
Posted by: Blog Administrator @ 15.48
MUSM, Madrid System Users' Meeting,
Intellectual Property Organization
at the INTA
135th Annual Meeting
System Users’ Meeting (MSUM)
5, 2013 – 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Convention Center (DCC) – Room C146
Hear opening remarks by Ms. Wang Binying, Deputy
Director General in charge of the Brands and Designs Sector, World Intellectual
Property Organization (WIPO), to be followed by updates about the latest
developments under the Hague System for the International Registration of
Industrial Designs, and the Madrid System, including IT tools for the
International Registration of Marks.
Hear special guests from the Trademark
Offices of new members of the Madrid Union, Colombia, Mexico and New
Zealand talk about their new membership.
Listen to Representatives of the Trademark
Offices of Japan, Kenya, the Russian Federation, the United States of
America and the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market
(Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM) speak about updates of their respective
national and regional law and practice with respect to the use of the Madrid
system and, in particular, how to handle and avoid notifications of
provisional refusal issued by the Offices concerned, and join panel discussion
on the issues you are interested in.
The Madrid System Users’ Meeting is designed to
offer INTA’s participants an opportunity to interact directly with WIPO
Officials and Representatives from the above selected trade mark Offices on
various aspects of the Madrid system.
MARQUES has an active Madrid Protocol Team. You can check out its details here.
MARQUES does not guarantee the accuracy of the information in this blog. The views are those of the individual contributors and do not necessarily reflect those of MARQUES. Seek professional advice before action on any information included here.
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