|559||Title:||TRADE MARKS ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:||L.N. 31 of 2003|
|Section:||3||Heading:||Meaning of "trade mark"||Version Date:||04/04/2003|
(1) In this Ordinance, a "trade mark" (商標) means any sign which is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one undertaking from those of other undertakings and which is capable of being represented graphically.
(2) Without affecting the generality of subsection (1), a trade mark may consist of words (including personal names), indications, designs, letters, characters, numerals, figurative elements, colours, sounds, smells, the shape of goods or their packaging and any combination of such signs.
(3) A sign may constitute a trade mark even though it is used in relation to a service ancillary to the trade or business of an undertaking and whether or not the service is provided for money or money's worth.
(4) Unless the context otherwise requires, references in this Ordinance to a trade mark shall be construed as including references to a certification mark, collective mark and defensive trade mark.