Relevant Legislation

Date Published

The Act

Section 6 Definitions: applicant, opponent, geographical indication, priority date, this Act, use of a trade mark

Section 7 Use of a trade mark

Section 8 Definitions of authorised user and authorised use

Section 27 Application - how made

Section 33 Application accepted or rejected

Part 4 Div 2 Grounds for rejecting an application

Part 5 Opposition to registration

Section 177 Additional grounds for rejecting an application or opposing registration - certification trade mark not distinguishing certified goods or services

Section 187 Additional grounds for rejecting application for registration or opposing registration of defensive trade marks

Section 228 Use of a trade mark for export trade


The Regulations

Reg 4.15A Grounds for rejection - trade mark identical etc to trade mark protected under Madrid Protocol

Part 5 Opposition to registration

Part 17A Protected international trade marks under the Madrid Protocol Division 1 General

Reg 17A.2 Definitions: holder, International Bureau, international registration, international registration designating Australia or IRDA

Part 17A Division 3 Subdivision 2 - Grounds for rejecting IRDA

Part 17A Division 3 Subdivision C - Opposition to IRDA