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Trade Marks Regulations (Amendment)

Authoritative Version
  • - F1997B02835
  • No longer in force
SR 1997 No. 346 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Trade Mark Regulations.
Administered by: DITR
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Mar-1998
Tabled Senate02-Mar-1998
Gazetted 09 Dec 1997
Date of repeal 09 Aug 2013
Repealed by Industry, Innovation, Climate Change, Science, Research and Tertiary Education (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2013

Statutory Rules 1997    No. 3461

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Trade Marks Regulations2 (Amendment)

I, The Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Trade Marks Act 1995.

Dated 8 December 1997.

                                                                                 WILLIAM DEANE

                                                                                 Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command,

J. MOORE

Minister for Industry, Science and Tourism

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1.   Commencement

1.1   Regulations 5 and 6 commence on 1 January 1998.

1.2   Regulations 3 and 4 commence on 1 February 1998.

[NOTE:  The remainder of these Regulations commence on gazettal: see Acts Interpretation Act 1901, s 48.]

2.   Amendment

2.1   The Trade Marks Regulations are amended as set out in these Regulations.

3.   Application

3.1   The amendment of regulation 4.5 of the Trade Marks Regulations by regulation 4 of these Regulations applies only to an application filed on or after 1 February 1998.

4.   Regulation 4.5 (Period for claiming priority for an application)

4.1   Omit “6 months”, substitute “2 working days”.

5.   Regulation 22.2 (Fees payable in relation to certain matters)

5.1   Subregulations 22.2 (3) and (4):

Omit the subregulations.

6.   Schedule 9 (Fees)

6.1   Omit the Schedule, substitute:

                                               SCHEDULE 9                    Regulation 21.21

FEES

 

Column 1

Item

Column 2

Matter

Column 3

Fee

1

Filing an application to register a trade mark under subsection 27 (5) of the Act in respect of goods or services in 1 or more of the prescribed classes

$150 for each class

2

Filing a divisional application under subsection 45 (1)

$150 for each class

3

Filing an application to register 2 or more trade marks as a series under section 51 of the Act

$200

4

Request for amendment under section 64 or 65 of the Act to include an additional prescribed class of goods or services in an application

$150 for each class

5

Filing an application for an extension of period or time under subregulation 4.12 (3) or regulation 5.2, 5.15 or 21.25:

(a)     for each month or part of a month for which the extension is sought

(b)    additional fee if the application or request is filed after the end of the period or time to be extended




$65

$85

6

Filing a notice of opposition under section 52 or 96 or subsection 224 (6) of the Act

$250

7

Filing an application for permission to serve a copy of further evidence in opposition proceedings under paragraph 5.15 (1) (b)

$100

8

Single registration of a trade mark under section 68 of the Act:

(a)     in respect of goods or services in a single prescribed class

(b)    in respect of goods or services in more than 1 prescribed class

 

$300

$300 plus $260 for each additional class

9

Renewal of a single registration of a trade mark under section 75 of the Act:

(a)     in respect of goods or services in a single prescribed class

(b)    in respect of goods or services in more than 1 prescribed class

 

 

 

(c)     as a result of a request made within 12 months after the expiry date to which section 79 of the Act refers

 

 

 

 

$500

$500 plus $150 for each additional class

in addition to any fee in relation to paragraph (a) or (b)—$65 for each class and for each month, or part of a month, after the expiry date

10

Filing an application for removal of a trade mark from the Register for non-use under section 92 of the Act

$150

11

Request for a hearing:

(a)     under regulation 5.14 or 9.4 to determine an opposition

(b)    in relation to any other matter


$500

$300

12

Attendance at a hearing

(a)     under regulation 5.14 or 9.4 to determine an opposition

 

 

 

 

(b)    in relation to any other matter

 



$500 less any amount paid under item 11 in relation to the hearing

$300 less any amount paid under item 11 in relation to the hearing

13

Request for a decision under subregulation 21.16 (2)

$300

14

Taxation of costs under regulation 21.13

$65

15

Supply of a certificate signed by the Registrar under section 211 of the Act

$15 for each certificate

16

Supply of a copy of an extract from the Register or another document

$10

17

Supply of a copy of a document for which a search is required

$65

18

Filing an application for linked applications to be considered as a single application under subsection 243 (3) of the Act

$100

7.   Schedule 10 (Convention Countries)

7.1   Omit the Schedule, substitute:

                                              SCHEDULE 10                  Regulation 21.29

 

CONVENTION COUNTRIES



Albania

Algeria

Angola

Antigua and Barbuda

Argentina

Armenia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Bahamas

Bahrain

Bangladesh

Barbados

Belarus

Belgium

Belize

Benin

Bolivia

Bosnia and Herzogovina

Botswana

Brazil

Brunei Darussalam

Bulgaria

Burkina Faso

Burundi

Cameroon

Canada

Central African Republic

Chad

Chile

China

Colombia

Congo

Costa Rica

Côte d’Ivoire

Croatia

Cuba

Cyprus

Czech Republic

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Denmark (including Faroe Islands)

Djibouti

Dominica

Dominican Republic

Ecuador

Egypt

El Salvador

Equatorial Guinea

Estonia

Fiji

Finland

France (including all Overseas Departments and Territories)

Gabon

Gambia

Georgia

Germany

Ghana

Greece

Grenada

Guatemala

Guinea

Guinea-Bissau

Guyana

Haiti

Holy See

Honduras

Hong Kong, China

Hungary

Iceland

India

Indonesia

Iran, Islamic Republic of

Iraq

Ireland

Israel

Italy

Jamaica

Japan

Jordan

Kazakhstan

Kenya

Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of

Korea, Republic of

Kuwait

Kyrgyzstan

Latvia

Lebanon

Lesotho

Liberia

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Macau

Madagascar

Malawi

Malaysia

Maldives

Mali

Malta

Mauritania

Mauritius

Mexico

Moldova

Monaco

Mongolia

Morocco

Mozambique

Myanmar

Namibia

Netherlands (including the Netherlands Antilles and Aruba)

New Zealand (excluding the Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau)

Nicaragua

Niger

Nigeria

Norway

Pakistan

Panama

Papua New Guinea

Paraguay

Peru

Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Qatar

Romania

Russian Federation

Rwanda

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Saint Lucia

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

San Marino

Senegal

Sierra Leone

Singapore

Slovak Republic

Slovenia

Solomon Islands

South Africa

Spain

Sri Lanka

Sudan

Surinam

Swaziland

Sweden

Switzerland

Syrian Arab Republic

Taiwan

Tajikistan

Tanzania

Thailand

The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

Togo

Trinidad and Tobago

Tunisia

Turkey

Turkmenistan

Uganda

Ukraine

United Arab Emirates

United Kingdom (including the Isle of Man)

United Republic of Tanzania

United States of America (including all territories and possessions, including the Commonwealth
of Puerto Rico)

Uruguay

Uzbekistan

Venezuela

Viet Nam

Yugoslavia

Zambia

Zimbabwe


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NOTES

1.   Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 9 December 1997.

2.   Statutory Rules 1995 No. 341 as amended by 1996 Nos. 3, 184 and 272.