Date : 19/07/2018 – Source : L’Organisation Mondiale de la Propriété Intellectuelle (OMPI) – Lien

Madrid Registry Director, Mr. Marcus Höpperger, recently provided an update on the Madrid System [International Registration of Marks] at the 2018 INTA Annual Meeting, which took place from May 19 to 23 in Seattle (USA).

Mr. Höpperger reported a record-breaking number of new applications filed in 2017.  The 56,200 applications represented year-on-year growth of five percent, with the increase mainly fueled by new applications from China, the Russian Federation and the United Kingdom. […]