Madagascar: the air of mystery extends to trade marks

The world’s second-largest island state with a population of 27 million - a country where multinationals do business and protect their trade marks and, not infrequently, run into difficulties.

Megan Dinnie, Associate at Spoor & Fisher Jersey, looks at the anomalies of trade mark registration there. 

This article first appeared on WTR Daily, part of World Trademark Review, in March 2021. For further information, please go to

Date published: 23 March 2021
Author: Spoor & Fisher

Tags: Madagascar trade marks