Laws and Regulations under TRIPS Art. 63.2 - View details of the document

Hong Kong, China
National Anthem Ordinance (Ord. No. 2 of 2020)
Before the enactment of the National Anthem Ordinance, under section 11(6) of the Trade Marks Ordinance (Cap. 559), a trade mark shall not be registered if it consists of or contains the national flag or emblem of the People's Republic of China, or the regional flag or emblem of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, or the designs of such flags and emblems. The National Anthem Ordinance makes a consequential amendment to section 11 of the Trade Marks Ordinance (Cap. 559) to extend its application to the national anthem of the People's Republic of China.
Please see below the previous notifications in relation to the Trade Marks Ordinance (Cap. 559): IP/N/1/HKG/T/7, IP/N/1/HKG/31; IP/N/1/HKG/T/6, IP/N/1/HKG/27; IP/N/1/HKG/T/4/Add.5; IP/N/1/HKG/T/4/Add.4; IP/N/1/HKG/T/4/Add.3; IP/N/1/HKG/T/4/Add.2; IP/N/1/HKG/D/2/Add.4, IP/N/1/HKG/P/3/Add.5, IP/N/1/HKG/T/4/Add.1; IP/N/1/HKG/T/4
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