The effectiveness of International (MADRID) Registrations in Africa

The international trade mark registration system (known as the Madrid system) is administered by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) based in Geneva, Switzerland.  It is considered to be a one-stop solution for the registration and management of trade marks worldwide.  Brand owners from Madrid member countries can file one application, in one language and …

Launch of .Africa domain extension

Further to previous updates regarding the .africa domain extension, the launch dates of the various phases have been finalised as follows: