Trademark Opposition New Rule and Old Rule comparison
Trademark Rules 2017 has new changes when compared to earlier Trademark Rules 2002. Particularly, with regard to the opposition, opposition counter, and affidavit evidence.
The following table clarifies the replaceable Rule numbers under the new rule 2017.
|Trademark Act/Rules||Act 1999||Old Rule 2002||New rule 2017|
|Notice of Opposition||47||42|
|Requirements of Notice of Opposition||48||43|
|Evidence in Support of Opposition||50||45|
|Evidence in Support of Application||51||46|
|Evidence in Reply by Opponent||52||47|
|Exhibits||54||45, 46, 47|