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TRADE MARKS REGULATIONS 1995 - REG 17A.38

Disclaimer

             (1)  The holder of an IRDA or a protected international trade mark may, by notice in writing given to the Registrar, disclaim any exclusive right to use, or authorise the use of, a specified part of the relevant trade mark.

          (1A)  A notice mentioned in subregulation (1) may be:

                     (a)  given to the Registrar by the holder of the IRDA; or

                     (b)  passed on to the Registrar by the International Bureau as part of an international application.

             (2)  The disclaimer affects only the rights given under this Part to the holder when protection is extended to the trade mark.

             (3)  The Registrar must, on extending protection to the trade mark or on receiving notice of the disclaimer (whichever is later), record in the Record of International Registrations the particulars of the disclaimer.

             (4)  A disclaimer properly made cannot be revoked.



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