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The Trade Marks Regulations 2018

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Similarity of goods and services

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29.  At the end of Part 2 insert—

Nice Classification

60A    Similarity of goods and services

(1) For the purposes of this Act goods and services—

(a)are not to be regarded as being similar to each other on the ground that they appear in the same class under the Nice Classification;

(b)are not to be regarded as being dissimilar from each other on the ground that they appear in different classes under the Nice Classification.

(2) In subsection (1), the “Nice Classification” means the system of classification under the Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks of 15 June 1957, which was last amended on 28 September 1979(1)..

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Cmnd 6898.

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