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Notice Concerning Section 8 of the Law on the Protection of Trade Marks and other Signs (published in accordance with the announcement of May 20, 1998, Federal Law Gazette, Part I, p. 1216)

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Year of current version:1998
Date of Text (Issued):July 10, 1998
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Trade Names, Trademarks
Notes:
The Notice was made by the Federal Ministry of Justice pursuant to Sections 8(2)(7) and 8(2)(8) of the Law on the Protection of Trade Marks and other Signs, concerning the prohibition against the registration and use as trademarks of state emblems, official hallmarks and emblems of intergovernmental organizations.

The Notice provides that the trade marks which contain the conformity marks of the Republic of Guinea and the emblem of the International Science and Technology Center (ISTC) shall be excluded from registration.
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Bekanntmachung zu § 8 des Markengesetzes (ergeht im Anschluß an die Bekanntmachung vom 20. Mai 1998, BGBl. I,
S. 1216) Bekanntmachung zu § 8 des Markengesetzes (ergeht im Anschluß an die Bekanntmachung vom 20. Mai 1998, BGBl. I,<br/>S. 1216), Complete document (pdf) [18 KB] Bekanntmachung zu § 8 des Markengesetzes (ergeht im Anschluß an die Bekanntmachung vom 20. Mai 1998, BGBl. I,<br/>S. 1216), Complete document (htm) [8 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:DE066

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