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Sec 52, Trade Marks Act 1999: Right of registered user to take proceedings against infringement

Section 52 (Right of registered user to take proceedings against infringement) under Chapter VI (Use of Trade Marks and Registered Users) of Trade Marks Act 1999 ⦂‒

❝(1) Subject to any agreement subsisting between the parties, a registered user may institute proceedings for infringement in his own name as if he were the registered proprietor, making the registered proprietor a defendant and the rights and obligations of such registered user in such case being concurrent with those of the registered proprietor.

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law, a registered proprietor so added as defendant shall not be liable for any costs unless he enters an appearance and takes part in the proceedings.❞

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