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Intellectual Property: Registration of Marks

Protocol adopted at Madrid on June 27, 1989; Transmitted by the President of the United States of America to the Senate September 5, 2000 (Treaty Doc. 106-41, 106th Congress, 2d Session); Reported favorably by the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations November 14, 2001 (Senate Executive Report No. 107-1, 107th Congress, 1st Session); Advice and consent to ratification by the Senate October 17, 2002; Ratified by the President August 1, 2003; Instrument of Ratification of the United States of America deposited August 2, 2003; entered into force for the United States November 2, 2003.


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The Lessons of 1989: Freedom and Our Future