Trade Marks Manual of Practice and Procedure - 1/8/2014

Australian Official Journal of Trade Marks on 7 August 2014

Review/Updates of Introduction, Part 30, 32B and 35

Review of Introduction

The Introduction to the Manual has been reviewed with no changes made.

Review of Part 30

Signs that are Scandalous and Use Contrary to Law

Part 30 has been reviewed with changes made including the addition of information in relation to the Major Sporting Events (Indicia and Images) Protection Act 2014 and the clarification of practice in relation to the Banking Act 1959.

Update of Part 32B

Examination of Trade Marks for Wines (in Class 33)

Part 32B has been updated to reflect the change in name of the Wine Australia Corporation Act 1980 to the Australian Grape and Wine Authority Act 2013.

Update of Part 35

Certification Trade Marks

Part 35 has been updated to reflect the change in name of the Wine Australia Corporation Act 1980 to the Australian Grape and Wine Authority Act 2013.

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Publish online date: 
Friday, August 1, 2014