(1) A person who is:
(a) the registered owner of a registered trade mark; or
(b) an applicant for registration of a trade mark;
may apply for international registration of the trade mark.
(2) The person must:
(a) be an Australian citizen; or
(b) be domiciled in Australia; or
(c) have a real and effective industrial or commercial establishment in Australia.
Note: These requirements are stated in Article 2(1)(ii) of the Protocol.
(3) Two or more persons may jointly apply for international registration of a trade mark as allowed by rule 8 of the Madrid Regulations.