Recent updates

Item amended Date Amended Amended Reason
6. Dividing the application

Fixing of broken link to Part 12

9. Geographical references

Tagging Part 29.9 to external manual

4. Descriptions of goods/services

Tagging updated Part 29.4 to the external manual

7. Interpretation of specifications

Tagging new page to external TM manual

10. Claims to Indigenous origin

Tagging new page to external TM manual

8. Internet Domain Names

Tagging new page to external TM manual

7.Phonewords and Phone Numbers

Reordering of Part 29, new page created

6. Names of Persons

Tagging new page to external TM manual

​​​​​​​5. International Non-Proprietary Names (generic names for pharmaceutical substances) and INN stems

Tagging new page to external TM manual

1. Trade marks likely to deceive or cause confusion

Reordering Part 29.1

11. Words in languages other than English

Deleted redundant 22.11.1 and re-numbered remaining passages

4. Factors to consider when assessing section 43

Breaking part 29.4 into new pages

4. Amendment after particulars of an application have been published (Sections 63, 65 and 65A)

Minor rewording.

5. Similarity of trade marks

Minor formatting change

4. Filing evidence of honest concurrent use, prior use or other circumstances

Minor formatting change

6. Factors to consider when comparing trade marks

Minor formatting change

15. Geographical names

Minor formatting change

4. Other circumstances - paragraph 44(3)(b)

Minor formatting change

1. Filing a notice of opposition

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5. Grounds for rejection under Division 2 of Part 4 of the Act

Minor formatting changes