Georgia: Law of Georgia No. 1636 of December 7, 2017, on Amendments to the Law on Trademarks

December 14, 2017

Georgia: The Law of Georgia No. 1636 of December 7, 2017, on Amendments to the Law on Trademarks entered into force on December 14, 2017.

This Law introduces amendments to paragraph (i) of Article 4, and paragraphs (i) and (h) of Article 5 of the Law on Trademarks, regarding the clarification of the content of these provisions on the relative and absolute grounds for refusal of registration of trademarks, which consist of or contain flags, emblems, abbreviations, names and official signs of international intergovernmental organizations, of Georgia and other countries, and the names or portraits of a famous person in Georgia.