Trade Marks Manual of Practice and Procedure - 1/10/2014

Review/Updates of Part 5, 29 and 60

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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