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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 April 14, 1999, Federal Law Gazette, Part I, p. 767)

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Year of current version:1999
Date of Text (Issued):July 20, 1999
Type of Text:Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:Trade Names, Trademarks
Notes:
The Notice, which was made by the Federal Ministry of Justice pursuant to Sections 8(2)(7) of the Law on the Protection of Trade Marks and other Signs, provides the exclusion from registration as trademarks of official certification marks or hallmarks of States.

The Notice provides that the trade marks which contain the official signs and hallmarks indicating control and warranty adopted by the Kingdom of Maroc, and the official hallmarks of the Republic of Cuba for Rhum (e.g. 'Cuban Formula Rhum') shall be excluded from registration.
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Bekanntmachung zu § 8 des Markengesetzes (ergeht im Anschluß an die Bekanntmachung vom 14. April 1999, BGBl.
I, S. 767) Bekanntmachung zu § 8 des Markengesetzes (ergeht im Anschluß an die Bekanntmachung vom 14. April 1999, BGBl.<br/>I, S. 767), Complete document (pdf) [12 KB] Bekanntmachung zu § 8 des Markengesetzes (ergeht im Anschluß an die Bekanntmachung vom 14. April 1999, BGBl.<br/>I, S. 767), Complete document (htm) [6 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

Related Legislation:
WIPO Lex No.:DE085

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