Subpart 6—When registration of trade mark ceases

Duration of registration

57 Duration of registration

(1)

The duration of the registration of a trade mark under this Act is effective for a period of 10 years commencing on the deemed date of registration unless the trade mark ceases to be registered before the expiration of that period.

(2)

This section does not apply to a trade mark first registered under the Trade Marks Act 1953.

Compare: Trade Marks Act 1998 s 18 (Singapore)