Regulations on Interpartes Proceedings

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Entry into force: October 20, 1998
Adopted: October 2, 1998
Type of Text:
Implementing Rules/Regulations
Subject Matter:
Patents (Inventions), Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Trademarks, Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Transfer of Technology, IP Regulatory Body, Industrial Property
These Regulations concern interpartes proceedings regarding petitions for cancellations of a mark patent, utility model, industry design, opposition to registration of a mark & compulsory licensing.

In the conduct of hearing of inter partes cases, the rules on interpartes proceedings shall be primarily applied. The Rules of Court, unless inconsistent with these rules, may be applied in suppletory character (see Rule 2, Section 6).
In particular, Rule 9, Sections 1-9, contain provisi
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