• The publication of trade marks, patents and designs will henceforth be distributed on CDs, without hard copies. This is a lot swifter than the traditional technology of the printing press and will result in a reduction in the amount of time consumed in completing official registration procedures.Source: INTA Bulletin, vol.65, no.3, 1 February 2010.
• Official fees for renewal certificates of trade mark registration are to be paid together with the renewal application fees and not, as previously, following issuance of the certificate.
Wednesday, 17 February 2010
Tunisia goes techie for trade marks
Tunisia's Trade Mark Office issued a fresh set of regulations on 1 January 2010 as part of its ongoing efforts to facilitate trade mark registration and renewal procedures: