On August 7, 2017, Thailand submitted to WIPO its accession form to the Madrid Protocol on the International registration of trademarks, taking the total number of member countries in the Convention on international trademarks to 99.

Thailand’s membership in the Madrid Protocol will become effective on November 7, 2017, at which point it will be possible to apply for the protection of a trademark in Thailand when depositing an international trademark or extending an existing international registration.