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International registrations of marks: Contact with WIPO will only be possible by electronic means

From 1 February 2023, contact with the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva will have to take place electronically. This concerns communications both to and from WIPO. As a result, applicants for and holders of international registrations of marks and their representatives must have provided their e-mail addresses to WIPO. If they have not yet done so, they should provide an e-mail address to WIPO as soon as possible - to
Further information is available in externer Link WIPO Madrid Information Notice No. 19 of 11 May 2022 concerning amendments to the Administrative Instructions.

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