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The Trade Marks Regulations 2018

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 General

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

  3. PART 2 Amendments to the 1994 Act

    1. 2.Amendments to the 1994 Act

    2. 3.Trade Marks

    3. 4.Absolute grounds for refusal of registration

    4. 5.Relative grounds for refusal of registration

    5. 6.Grounds for refusal relating to only some of the goods or services

    6. 7.Meaning of “earlier trade mark”

    7. 8.Raising of relative grounds in opposition proceedings in case of non-use

    8. 9.Rights conferred by registered trade mark

    9. 10.Infringement of registered trade mark

    10. 11.Right to prevent goods entering the UK without being released for free circulation and prohibition on the use of a trade mark registered in the name of an agent or representative

    11. 12.Limits on effect of registered trade mark

    12. 13.Non-use as defence in infringement proceedings

    13. 14.Assignment, &c of registered trade mark

    14. 15.Application for registration of trade mark as an object of property

    15. 16.Licensing of registered trade mark

    16. 17.General provisions as to rights of licensees in case of infringement

    17. 18.Application for registration

    18. 19.Publication, opposition proceedings and observations

    19. 20.Registration: supplementary provisions

    20. 21.Renewal of registration

    21. 22.Revocation of registration

    22. 23.Grounds for invalidity of registration

    23. 24.Collective marks

    24. 25.Certification marks

    25. 26.Meaning of “European Union trade mark”

    26. 27.Power to make provision in connection with European Union Trade Mark Regulation

    27. 28.Acts of agent or representative: Article 6septies

    28. 29.Similarity of goods and services

    29. 30.Infringing goods, material or articles may be treated as prohibited goods

    30. 31.Reproduction of trade marks in dictionaries, encyclopaedias etc.

    31. 32.Index of defined expressions

    32. 33.Schedule 1 - Collective marks

  4. PART 3 Amendments to the Rules

    1. 34.Amendments to the Rules

    2. 35.Application for registration: section 32 (Form TM3)

    3. 36.Application may relate to more than one class and shall specify the class (Form TM3A)

    4. 37.Determination of classification

    5. 38.Opposition proceedings: filing of notice of opposition

    6. 39.Division of registration

    7. 40.Reminder of renewal of registration; section 43

    8. 41.Renewal of registration; section 43 (Form TM11)

    9. 42.Restoration of registration; section 43 (Form TM13)

    10. 43.Entry in register of particulars of registered trade marks; section 63(2) (Form TM24)

  5. PART 4 Amendments to the CTM Regulations and the International Registration Order

    1. 44.Amendments to the CTM Regulations

    2. 45.Determination of invalidity and liability to revocation in relation to claims of seniority

    3. 46.Remedies in infringement proceedings

    4. 47.Conversion

    5. 48.Privilege for communications with those on the list of professional trade marks representatives

    6. 49.Designation of Community trade mark courts

    7. 50.Amendments to the International Registration Order

    8. 51.Provisions of the Act and Trade Mark Rules which do not apply to International Trade Marks (UK) or requests for extension

    9. 52.Modifications to provisions of the Act applied to International Trade Marks (UK)

  6. PART 5 Transitional Provisions

    1. 53.Transitional Provisions

    2. 54.Subject to the amendments made by regulations 45 to 49,...

  7. Signature

  8. Explanatory Note

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