Samoa Joins the Madrid System

Samoa Joins the Madrid System


On December 4, 2018, the Government of Samoa deposited its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol with WIPO’s Director General, making Samoa the 103rd member of the Madrid System, which now covers 119 countries. The Protocol will enter into force for Samoa on March 4, 2019.

Source: WIPO

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