Trade Marks Regulations 2003

75 Time for filing notice of opposition


A party who opposes an application for registration of a trade mark must file a notice of opposition with the Commissioner within 3 months after the date when acceptance of registration was first advertised.


The Commissioner may, if requested, extend the deadline for filing a notice of opposition—


by up to 1 month, without the applicant’s consent; and


by up to 2 months, with the applicant’s consent.


The Commissioner must not extend the deadline if the request for extension is received after the deadline has expired.

Regulation 75(3): replaced, on 29 April 2013, by regulation 24 of the Trade Marks Amendment Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/49).