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Regulations on Interpartes Proceedings

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Year of Version 1998 Dates Entry into force: October 20, 1998 Adopted: October 2, 1998 Type of Text Implementing Rules/Regulations Subject Matter Patents (Inventions), Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Transfer of Technology, IP Regulatory Body, Industrial Property Notes These Regulations concern interpartes proceedings regarding petitions for cancellations of a mark patent, utility model, industry design, opposition to registration of a mark & compulsory licensing.

In the conduct of hearing of inter partes cases, the rules on interpartes proceedings shall be primarily applied. The Rules of Court, unless inconsistent with these rules, may be applied in suppletory character (see Rule 2, Section 6).
In particular, Rule 9, Sections 1-9, contain provisions on reconsideration and appeal of interpartes proceedings.

With respect to the right of foreign corporation to sue in trademark or service mark enforcement action, see Rule 2, Section 4.

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Related Legislation Implements (1 text(s)) Implements (1 text(s))
Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines (Republic Act No. 8293) (2015 Edition) (PH198)
Is amended by (3 text(s)) Is amended by (3 text(s))
Office Order No. 14-068, Series of 2014, of May 27, 2014, on the Amendments to the Rules and Regulations on Inter Partes Proceedings (PH177)
Amendments to the Regulations on Inter Partes Proceedings (As amended by Office Order No. 18, s. 1998 and as modified by Office Order No. 12, s. 2002), as last amended by Office Order No. 79, series of 2005 (PH183)
Office Order No. 12, Series of 2002, Intellectual Property Office Uniform Rules on Appeal (PH018)

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