Trademark News & Screw-ups Thailand Joins the Madrid System

Such a shame that despite all talk, Canada is STILL not a part of the Madrid system. Because of this, Canadian businesses have very limited options protecting their brands outside of Canada—without it costing them an arm and a leg. The only ones who are benefiting from the current situation are large Canadian law firms that get most of their trademark business filing applications for American clients who—had Canada joined the Madrid system—would not be required to use Canadian trademark agents. Or maybe Canada simply wanted to be the 100th member (Thailand became #99)?

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