Trade Marks Manual of Practice and Procedure
Review/Updates of Part 5, 29 and 60
Review of Part 5
Data Capture and Indexing
Part 5 has been reviewed with changes made including clarification of how prohibited and prescribed signs are indexed and classifying correspondence to electronic case files.
Review of Part 29
Section 43 - Trade Marks likely to Deceive or Cause Confusion
Part 29 has been reviewed with changes made including clarification that an endorsement is required where a well known person consents to the use of their name or image as a trade mark.
Update of Part 60
The Madrid Protocol
Part 60 has been updated to clarify the requirements for an application to record a claim of interest or right in an IRDA or protected international trade mark.
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