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

United Kingdom
The Community Trade Mark Regulations 1996
The Regulations provide for the operation of the Community Trade Mark Regulation (Council Regulation (EC) No 40/94 of 20th December 1993). The Regulations provide for (a) procedure for determining the invalidity or liability to revocation, of the registration of a trade mark from which a Community trade mark claims seniority; (b) the conversion of a Community trade mark, or an application for a Community trade mark, into an application for registration under the Trade Marks Act 1994; (c) the designation of courts in the UK having jurisdiction over proceedings arising out of the Community Trade Mark Regulation; (d) the application in relation to a Community trade mark of the provisions of the Trade Marks Act 1994 which deal with groundless threats of infringement proceedings, importation of infringing goods, material or articles and offences; (e) privilege for communications with persons on the list of professional representatives maintained in pursuance of Article 89 of the Community Trade Mark Regulation; (f) the application of the Trade Marks Rules 1994.
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