1

These Rules may be cited as the Trade Marks (Fees) (Amendment) Rules 2007 and shall come into force on 1st October 2007.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 October 2007: see above.

2

2

The Schedule to the Trade Marks (Fees) Rules 2000 is amended by inserting after the entry which refers to form TM5 the following—

Number of corresponding formItemAmount
£
“TM6Request to the registrar by the proprietor of a Community trade mark or international trade mark (EC) to be notified of the results of a search of the register (rule 11A)50”
NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 October 2007: see r 1.

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Signature

Triesman

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Intellectual Property and Quality

Department for Innovation, Universities and Skills

18th July 2007

EXPLANATORY NOTE

EXPLANATORY NOTE (This note is not part of the Rules)

These Rules amend the Trade Marks (Fees) Rules 2000 (SI 2000/137) to require the payment of £50 if the proprietor of a Community trade mark or international trade mark (EC) wishes to receive notification of the results of a search of the register conducted under Article 4 of the Trade Marks (Relative Grounds) Order 2007 (SI 2007/1976).

A full regulatory impact assessment of the effect that this instrument will have on the costs of business and the voluntary sector is available from the UK Intellectual Property Office, Room 2B36, Concept House, Cardiff Road, Newport, NP10 8QQ and is annexed to the Explanatory Memorandum which is available alongside this instrument on the OPSI website.

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