TMEP 1606.01(b): Section 9 Does Not Apply to Extensions of Protection of International Registrations to the United States

This is the October 2015 Edition of the TMEP

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1606.01(b)    Section 9 Does Not Apply to Extensions of Protection of International Registrations to the United States

Section 9 of the Trademark Act does not apply to registered extensions of protection of international registrations to the United States. Renewal of international registrations must be made at the IB, in accordance with Article 7 of the Madrid Protocol. 37 C.F.R. §7.41(a). See TMEP §1614 for further information about renewal of international registrations.