By Arpit Kalra and Abhishek Chandok
The Director General of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in accordance with Rule 35(2) (d) of the Regulations under the Madrid Protocol, has recently announced a reduction in fee of around 40%, of the individual fee payable for designating Turkey in an international application and in respect of the renewal of an international registration in which Turkey has been designated.
The revision in the fee structure is as under:
(in Swiss francs i.e. CHF)
|Until March 14, 2022||With effect from March 15, 2022|
|Application or Subsequent Designation for one class of goods or services||59||35|
|Application or Subsequent Designation for each additional class||12||7|
The new amount will be payable in the following scenarios:
- When designating Turkey in an international application.
- When designating Turkey subsequently in an international application.
- When renewing an international registration in which Turkey has been designated.
The official notice issued by WIPO can be accessed by clicking here.
Cost of Filing an International Application under Madrid Protocol
International Trademark Application Filing under Madrid Protocol