Chapter Number and Title of Enactment

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559Title:TRADE MARKS ORDINANCE

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Table of contents of enactment:
Cap 559 Long title
Cap 559 Part IPRELIMINARY
Cap 559 s 1Short title
Cap 559 s 2Interpretation
Cap 559 s 3Meaning of "trade mark"
Cap 559 s 4Meaning of "well-known trade mark"
Cap 559 s 5Meaning of "earlier trade mark"
Cap 559 s 6References to use of trade mark or sign
Cap 559 s 7References to use likely to cause confusion
Cap 559 s 8Meaning of "the register" and "registration"
Cap 559 s 9Ordinance binds Government
Cap 559 Part IIREGISTERED TRADE MARKS
Cap 559 s 10Registered trade mark a property right
Cap 559 s 11Absolute grounds for refusal of registration
Cap 559 s 12Relative grounds for refusal of registration
Cap 559 s 13Honest concurrent use, etc.
Cap 559 s 14Rights conferred by registered trade mark
Cap 559 s 15Disclaimers, limitations and conditions
Cap 559 Part IIIINFRINGEMENT OF REGISTERED TRADE MARKS
Cap 559 s 16References to infringement
Cap 559 s 17References to infringing goods, material or articles
Cap 559 s 18Infringement of registered trade mark
Cap 559 s 19Exceptions to infringement
Cap 559 s 20Exhaustion of rights conferred by registered trade mark
Cap 559 s 21Use in advertising, etc.
Cap 559 s 22Action for infringement
Cap 559 s 23Order for delivery up
Cap 559 s 24Limitation on order for delivery up
Cap 559 s 25Order for disposal
Cap 559 s 26Proceedings for relief from groundless threats of infringement proceedings
Cap 559 Part IVREGISTERED TRADE MARKS AS OBJECTS OF PROPERTY
Cap 559 s 27Nature of registered trade mark
Cap 559 s 28Co-ownership of registered trade mark
Cap 559 s 29Registration of transactions affecting registered trade mark
Cap 559 s 30Trust and equities
Cap 559 s 31Application for registration of a trade mark as an object of property
Cap 559 Part VLICENSING OF REGISTERED TRADE MARKS
Cap 559 s 32Interpretation
Cap 559 s 33Licences may be general or limited
Cap 559 s 34Exclusive licence may provide same rights as assignment, etc.
Cap 559 s 35Rights of licensees generally
Cap 559 s 36Rights of certain exclusive licensees
Cap 559 s 37Rights of sub-licensees under certain exclusive licences
Cap 559 Part VIAPPLICATION AND REGISTRATION PROCEDURES
Cap 559 s 38Application for registration
Cap 559 s 39Filing date
Cap 559 s 40Classification of goods and services
Cap 559 s 41Claim to priority
Cap 559 s 42Examination of application
Cap 559 s 43Publication of particulars of application
Cap 559 s 44Opposition proceedings
Cap 559 s 45Withdrawal of application
Cap 559 s 46Amendment of application
Cap 559 s 47Registration
Cap 559 s 48Date of registration
Cap 559 s 49Duration of registration
Cap 559 s 50Renewal of registration
Cap 559 s 51Division, merger and registration of series
Cap 559 Part VIIPROCEEDINGS AFFECTING REGISTRATION
Cap 559 s 52Revocation of registration
Cap 559 s 53Declaration of invalidity of registration
Cap 559 s 54Variation of registration
Cap 559 s 55Alteration of registered trade mark
Cap 559 s 56Surrender of registered trade mark
Cap 559 s 57Rectification or correction
Cap 559 s 58Amendment of entries to accord with new classification, etc.
Cap 559 s 59Effect of acquiescence
Cap 559 Part VIIIDEFENSIVE TRADE MARKS, COLLECTIVE MARKS AND CERTIFICATION MARKS
Cap 559 s 60Defensive trade marks
Cap 559 s 61Collective marks
Cap 559 s 62Certification marks
Cap 559 Part IXPARIS CONVENTION AND WORLD TRADE ORGANIZATION AGREEMENT: SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
Cap 559 s 63Well-known trade marks: Article 6bis of Paris Convention
Cap 559 s 64National emblems, etc.: Article 6ter of Paris Convention
Cap 559 s 65Emblems, etc., of certain international organizations: Article 6ter of Paris Convention
Cap 559 s 66Notification under Article 6ter of Paris Convention
Cap 559 Part XADMINISTRATIVE AND OTHER SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
Cap 559 s 67Register to be kept
Cap 559 s 68Right to inspect the register
Cap 559 s 69Right to copies of entries
Cap 559 s 70Decisions of Registrar to be taken after hearing
Cap 559 s 71Registrar's powers in proceedings before the Registrar
Cap 559 s 72Power to give preliminary advice, etc.
Cap 559 s 73Power to specify official journal, etc.
Cap 559 s 74Power to require use of forms
Cap 559 s 75Immunity of Registrar as regards official acts
Cap 559 s 76Language of proceedings before Registrar
Cap 559 s 77Procedure in case of option to apply to court or Registrar
Cap 559 s 78Application of rules of evidence
Cap 559 s 79Register is prima facie evidence
Cap 559 s 80Registration is prima facie evidence of validity, etc.
Cap 559 s 81Certificate of validity of contested registration
Cap 559 s 82Burden in civil proceedings of proving use of trade mark
Cap 559 s 83Registrar's appearance in proceedings involving the register
Cap 559 s 84Appeals from decisions or orders of Registrar
Cap 559 s 85General powers of court
Cap 559 s 86Costs of proceedings before court
Cap 559 s 87Costs of proceedings before Registrar
Cap 559 s 88Recognition of agents
Cap 559 s 89Hours of business and business days
Cap 559 s 90Government's right to sell forfeited articles
Cap 559 Part XISUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION
Cap 559 s 91Rules
Cap 559 s 92Regulations
Cap 559 Part XIIOFFENCES
Cap 559 s 93Falsification of the register
Cap 559 s 94Falsely representing trade mark as registered
Cap 559 s 95Misuse of title "Trade Marks Registry"
Cap 559 s 96Offences committed by and proceedings relating to corporations
Cap 559 Part XIIITRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS, CONSEQUENTIAL AND RELATED AMENDMENTS AND REPEALS
Cap 559 s 97Transitional matters, etc.
Cap 559 s 98(Omitted as spent)
Cap 559 s 99Repeals
Cap 559 Sched 1Paris Convention Countries and WTO Members
Cap 559 Sched 2DETERMINATION OF WELL-KNOWN TRADE MARKS
Cap 559 Sched 3COLLECTIVE MARKS
Cap 559 Sched 4CERTIFICATION MARKS
Cap 559 Sched 5TRANSITIONAL MATTERS
Cap 559 Sched 6(Omitted as spent)




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