Project Description

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IP MADAGASCAR NATIONAL LEGISLATION

International Arrangements

Paris Union, Madrid Union (Protocol), TRIPS

It is considered that International (Madrid) Trade Mark Registrations are effective in Madagascar.

Categories of Trade Marks

There are provisions for the registration of SERVICE MARKS and COLLECTIVE MARKS. There are no provisions for the registration of DEFENSIVE MARKS or SERIES MARKS.

Classification

The International Classification of goods and services applies.

A single application may cover any number of classes of goods and/or services.

Documents required

  1. New Applications

    1. Power of Attorney, notarised using a round “seal”
    2. Ten prints, even for word marks in ordinary type
    3. Priority document (if applicable), with verified French translation
  2. Renewals

    1. Power of Attorney, notarised using a round “seal”
  3. Assignments/Mergers

    1. Power of Attorney, notarised using a round “seal”
    2. Deed of Assignment or other instrument of title, notarised, with verified French translation
  4. Change of Name

    1. Power of Attorney, notarised using a round “seal”
    2. Certificate of Change of Name, notarised, with verified French translation
  5. Change of Address

    1. Power of Attorney, notarised using a round “seal”
  6. Licences/Registered Users

    1. Powers of Attorney, notarised using a round “seal”, from proprietor and licensee
    2. Licence Agreement, notarised using a round “seal”, with verified French translation