On 1 October 2020, the UK Government ratified the Madrid Protocol on behalf of the Bailiwick of Guernsey. Guernsey may be designated in applications for International Registrations and in subsequent designations bearing a date of 1 January 2021 or later.

From 1 January 2021, it will also be possible for applications for International Registrations to be filed, using the Guernsey IPO as the office of origin.


For more information please contact the author, Martin Chinnery, at martin@lysaght.co.uk