Citation and commencement

1

This Order may be cited as the Trade Marks (International Registration) (Amendment) Order 2009 and comes into force on 1st October 2009.

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 October 2009: see above.

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Amendments to the Trade Marks (International Registration) Order 2008

2

Amendments to the Trade Marks (International Registration) Order 20082

The Trade Marks (International Registration) Order 2008 is amended as follows.

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 October 2009: see art 1.

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3

3

In Schedule 2, paragraph 7 omit the words “and recorded in the supplementary register”.

NOTES
Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 October 2009: see art 1.

4

4

In Schedule 6, in the entry “Request for an extension of time (trade marks rule 77(2))—£50” for “£50” substitute “£100”.

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Initial Commencement
Specified date

Specified date: 1 October 2009: see art 1.

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Signature

Drayson

Minister for Science and Innovation

Department for Business, Innovation, and Skills

7th September 2009

EXPLANATORY NOTE

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

This Order amends the Trade Marks (International Registration) Order 2008 (SI 2008/2206) (“the Order”).

Article 3 removes the requirement to register in the supplementary register (as defined in article 2 of the Order) any restriction of the goods and services covered by a request for extension.

Under article 4, the fee to request an extension of time under rule 77(2) of the Trade Marks Rules 2008 (SI 2008/1797) (as applied to international trade marks (UK) by article 3 of the Order) is increased from £50 to £100.

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

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