Relevant Legislation

Date Published

The Act


Section 6 Convention country means a foreign country or region of a kind prescribed by the regulations

Section 29 Application for registration of trade mark whose registration has been sought in a Convention country—claim for priority

Section 72 Date and term of registration

Section 225 Convention countries

Section 244 Application for registration of trade mark whose registration has been sought in Convention country


The Regulations


Reg 2.2 Interpretation

“earlier application”

“certificate of verification”

Reg 4.5 (as amended: Stat. Rules 1997 No.346, having effect from 1 February 1998)

Period for claiming priority for an application

Reg 4.6 (as amended: Stat. Rules 1999 No 196, having effect from 10 September 1999)

How to claim priority

Reg 4.11 Examination—additional requirements

Reg 5.18 Copy of earlier application to be available to opponent

Reg 21.29 Definition / Declaration of Convention countries