Many references dealt with the subject of the trademark, its protection and registration, but few of them with the international registration and did not focus on the details of the procedures and research problems. This study aims to analyze the advantages and disadvantages of joining and registering within the Madrid system, whether for the applicant, intellectual property agent, or trademark registrar, with an indication of the trademark registration procedures within the Madrid Protocol. Starting with the submission of the registration application and its details, and then the stage after submitting the registration application. In addition to some problems, such as the case of rejecting and opposition or requesting the extension of protection in the Kingdom and replacing the national registration, as well as correcting errors in the international registration, renewing the registration, and finally making changes in a descriptive and analytical study with an indication of the proposed legal amendments. The research followed the comparative analytical descriptive approach, through which it reached a set of results related to the registration procedures including some recommendations. The amendment of Article 3/ 2 of the Protocol and pay attention to the declaration in Article (8/7/a) of the Protocol, and what is related to the refusal of protection during 18 months. Amending some articles by adding the necessary procedures for the implementation of the international registration stages, and clearly stipulating the adoption of the Nice System for Classification of Trademarks and receiving and sending all documents related to the registration of trademarks electronically.
Aburumman, Amer Ali
"The legal system for registering a trademark in accordance with the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Trademarks and Related Legislation - A Comparative Study,"
Al-Balqa Journal for Research and Studies البلقاء للبحوث والدراسات: Vol. 25:
1, Article 9.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/albalqa/vol25/iss1/9