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Commercial Code (Chapter 13)

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Malta

Year of current version:2009
Date of Text (Enacted):1857
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Competition
Notes:The Code amended and consolidated the Laws relating to Trade. Article 32 provides:
" Traders shall not make use of any name, mark or distinctive device capable of creating confusion with any other name, mark or distinctive device lawfully used by others, even though such other name, mark or distinctive device be not registered in terms of the Trademarks Act, nor may they make use of any firm name or fictitious name capable of misleading others as to the real importance of the firm."
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WIPO Lex No.:MT020

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