this is good news, actually.
UAE: Accession to the Madrid Protocol https://t.co/hqU5aW9fIG
— The Trademark Blog (@TrademarkBlog) October 5, 2021
When a non-U.S. entity wishes to extend its International Application to the U.S. via the Madrid Protocol (a section 66 application), the U.S. PTO has 18 months to notify the Internatonal Bureau (IB) at WIPO that the application has been refused or could potentially be refused. If the PTO doesn’t notify the IB, the application…