Afghanistan – Accession to the Madrid Protocol

On March 26, 2018, the Government of Afghanistan deposited with WIPO its instrument of accession to the Madrid Protocol.   The Madrid Protocol will enter into force, with respect to Afghanistan, on 26 June 2018.

Accession to the Madrid Protocol by Afghanistan brings the number of Contracting Parties of the Madrid Protocol to 101. A list of the current members of the Madrid Union, with information on the dates on which these members became party to the Madrid Agreement or the Madrid Protocol, is available here.