On 1 January 2018, the 2018 version of the 11th edition of the Nice Classification will come into force. WIPO will apply the new version for any international applications received by WIPO on or after 1 January 2018. The new version will be accessible via the following link: http://www.wipo.int/classifications/nice/en/. The Madrid Goods and Services Manager will be updated accordingly.
International registrations that become due for renewal or applications for subsequent designations on or after 1 January 2018 will not be reclassified in line with the new edition.