On 9 May 2010, a new Trademark Law will enter into force in Romania.
On 9 May 2010, a new Trademark Law will enter into force in Romania. The main provisions are outlined below.
Waiving of the ex officio examination for prior rights
The old law provided for ex officio examination on both absolute and relative grounds. According to the new law, the examining division will only carry out examinations on absolute grounds. Relative grounds, such as conflicts with earlier rights, will only be invoked in opposition and cancellation proceedings.
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