États-Unis d'Amérique
Irlande
Marques de fabrique ou de commerce
4. Please explain whether the nature of goods or services to which a trademark is to be applied can serve as an obstacle to the registration of the mark under Irish law. If so, please identify and explain the subject matter excluded under this authority; the relative provisions of the Irish law that serve as a basis for these exclusions; and how this practice complies with TRIPS Article 15.4.
There is no provision in Irish trademark law under which the nature of goods or services, per se, can serve as an obstacle to the registration of a trademark which is to be applied to those goods or services.