The office of origin must certify that the mark is identical to that in the basic registration or in the basic application, that all mentions, such as a description of the trademark or a right to colour, are identical to those in the basic registration or in the basic application, and that the products and services listed in the international application are covered by the land registration register. or the basic app. The effects of an international registration may be extended to a party not covered by the international application by filing a subsequent designation. Thus, the holder of an international registration can extend the geographical scope of the protection of his trademark according to his commercial needs. In addition, a subsequent designation may be made to extend trademark protection to a party that was not a party to the agreement or protocol at the time of the international notification. The principles that determine whether such a designation can be made and whether it is governed by the agreement or protocol are as described in points 12 and 13. The agreement provides for the cases and how the seizure can be requested and carried out. It prohibits the use of all references in the type of advertising that may mislead the public about the origin of the goods, in connection with the sale, exhibition or offer of sale of goods. It is up to the courts of each contracting state to decide which denominations (with non-regional denominations relating to the origin of the vine products) are not within the scope of the agreement because of their general nature. The agreement does not provide for EU bodies, management or budget. The international register may also indicate that a trademark can only be the subject of an international application if it is already registered with the trademark office of the party with which the applicant has the necessary links (known as the original body). However, if all denominations are made in accordance with the minutes (see below), the international application can only be based on an application for registration filed with the original body. An international application must be submitted to the WIPO International Office through the original agency.
An international registration is valid for 10 years. It can be extended for a further 10 years with the payment of the prescribed taxes. The International Office issues a warning to the holder and its representative (if applicable) six months before the renewal deadline. International registration has several advantages for the owner of the brand. After registering the trademark or filing an application for registration with the original body, it must file only one application in a language and pay a fee, instead of registering separately with the trademark offices of the various contracting parties in different languages and paying a separate fee in each office.