This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
These regulations, which come into force on 1 January 2007, amend the Trade Marks Regulations 2003.
The effect of the amendments is to—
•update the definition of Nice Classification so that the ninth edition of the Nice Classification of goods and services (to be published by the World Intellectual Property Organization on 1 January 2007) is applied to all trade mark applications filed on or after 1 January 2007:
•require all trade mark applications filed before 1 January 2007 to be made, considered, and determined in accordance with the law in force before 1 January 2007.