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The French Trademarks Office (INPI) has 12 months (if the Madrid Agreement is claimed) or 18 months (under the Madrid Protocol) starting from date of the WIPO notification of an official action against a trademark.In practice the INPI issues no decision of grant of trademark allowance.
Consequently if no decision of rejection or opposition is being received in said applicable time periods, a WIPO trademark covering France must be considered as accepted to registration in that country
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