Under the Madrid System, the “base country” is the country from where the application or the registration will be extended to the other countries.
In other to act as the base country, the following requirements must be met:
- The applicant must have nationality, domicile or business incorporation in the base country.
- The base country must be a member of the Madrid System.
- The Trademark must be filed or registered in the base country, in order to be able to request the extension to the other countries.
For more information on filing trademarks, please email firstname.lastname@example.org