It entered into force in India on July 8, 2013. In order to register your mark internationally, it needs to be entered into the register of the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization. India has incorporated provisions of the Protocol within its domestic legislation i.e. The Trade Marks Act, 1999. Chapter IV-A of the act contains these provisions. A brief summary of the provisions related to international trademark registration is given below:
The Controller General of Patent, Designs and Trademark (CGPDTM), India, has published the guidelines related to the Madrid Protocol which further clarify the International Trademark registration process.