Unión Europea
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Marcas de fábrica o de comercio
11. Please explain what the requirements of use are, if any, as a condition for a trademark registration. Please explain the definition of use and the conditions of maintenance of a registration in that respect.
Article 4 of the draft Law on Trademarks provides that either use or intended use qualifies for registration. The draft Law does not include a definition of "use". Article 19(b) provides that the court may, upon application by any party with interest, order the registration to be cancelled if satisfied that the trademark has not been used for an uninterrupted period of 5 years for no valid reason.