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Trade Mark Examiners Manual - Part 62 - Revocation of Registration

The Registrar may revoke the registration of a trade mark where they consider it should not have been registered, but they are not obliged to consider revocation where requested to by the public. Part 62 of the Trade Mark Examiner's Manual goes into...


Trade Mark Examiners Manual - Part 54 - Subpoenas, Summonses and Production of Documents

When it comes to hearings for trade mark opposition, evidence may be required from people and this may be sought by way of a subpoena, summonse or production of documents, essentially forcing them to provide documents or come to the hearing to provid...


Trade Mark Examiners Manual - Part 52 - Hearings, Decisions, Reasons and Appeals

Part 52 of the Trade Mark Examiner's Manual defines what a decision and a hearing is. It explains whether a hearing is always necessary and the role of the Registrar in hearings. It also discusses appeals and implementing decisions.


Trade Mark Examiners Manual - Part 51 - General Opposition Proceedings

Part 51 of the Trade Mark Examiners Manual deals with the process of general opposition proceedings. It details what evidence must be produced, any extensions to the evidence filing period, the cooling off period and suspensions. It also discusses...


Trade Mark Examiners Manual - Part 49 - Non-use Procedures

Part 49 of the Trade Mark Examiner's Manual deals with the procedure for removal of trade marks for non-use, including what must be included in the application, the fee which is payable, the grounds which are approved for this type of application, wh...


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