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Sec 146, Trade Marks Act 1999: Marks registered by an agent/representative without authority

Section 146 (Marks registered by an agent or representative without authority) under Chapter XIII (Miscellaneous) of Trade Marks Act 1999 ⦂‒

❝If an agent or a representative of the proprietor of a registered trade mark, without authority uses or attempts to register or registers the mark in his own name, the proprietor shall be entitled to oppose the registration applied for or secure its cancellation or rectification of the register so as to bring him as the registered proprietor of the said mark by assignment in his favour:

Provided that such action shall be taken within three years of the registered proprietor of the trade mark becoming aware of the conduct of the agent or representative. ❞

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