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TRADE MARKS ACT 1995 No. 119 of 1995 - SECT 260

Address for service
260. (1) If, immediately before 1 January 1996, the address for service of an
applicant for the registration of a trade mark, or of an opponent to the
registration, under subsection 132(1) or (2) of the repealed Act (existing
address) was an address in Australia, that address remains the address for
service of the applicant or opponent for the purposes of this Act until he or
she notifies another address to the Registrar under section 215. Note: For
applicant and opponent see section 6.

(2) If the existing address of an applicant for the registration of a trade
mark or of an opponent to the registration is not an address in Australia, the
applicant or opponent must give in writing to the Registrar an address in
Australia as his or her address for service.

(3) If, immediately before 1 January 1996, the proprietor of an existing
registered mark had an agent in Australia for the purposes of subsection 70(1)
of the repealed Act, the address of that agent is the address for service of
the registered owner of the mark for the purposes of this Act until the
registered owner notifies another address to the Registrar under section 215.
Note: For existing registered mark see section 6.

(4) If:

   (a)  immediately before 1 January 1996, the proprietor of an existing
        registered mark did not have an agent in Australia for the purposes of
        subsection 70(1) of the repealed Act; and

   (b)  the address then entered in the old register as the address of the
        proprietor was an address in Australia; that address is the address
        for service of the registered owner of the mark for the purposes of
        this Act until the registered owner notifies another address to the
        Registrar under section 215. Note: For existing registered mark and
        old register see section 6.

(5) If:

   (a)  immediately before 1 January 1996, the proprietor of an existing
        registered mark did not have an agent in Australia for the purposes of
        subsection 70(1) of the repealed Act; and

   (b)  the address then entered in the old register as the address of the
        proprietor was not an address in Australia; that address is not to be
        used as the address for service of the registered owner of the mark,
        and the registered owner must give in writing to the Registrar an
        address in Australia as his or her address for service. Note: For
        existing registered mark and old register see section 6. 


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