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March 14, 2001
Administration supports House passage of H.R. 741. Amendment of trademark
law to implement the international agreement known as the Madrid Protocol
will permit U.S. trademark owners to file a single standard application
in English with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for trademark
protection in 49 countries. The amendments will take effect when the
Madrid Protocol enters into force with respect to the United States.