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Trade Marks Act 1994

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9Rights conferred by registered trade mark

(1)The proprietor of a registered trade mark has exclusive rights in the trade mark which are infringed by use of the trade mark in the United Kingdom without his consent.

The acts amounting to infringement, if done without the consent of the proprietor, are specified in section 10.

(2)References in this Act to the infringement of a registered trade mark are to any such infringement of the rights of the proprietor.

(3)The rights of the proprietor have effect from the date of registration (which in accordance with section 40(3) is the date of filing of the application for registration):

Provided that—

(a)no infringement proceedings may be begun before the date on which the trade mark is in fact registered; and

(b)no offence under section 92 (unauthorised use of trade mark, &c. in relation to goods) is committed by anything done before the date of publication of the registration.

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