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Is it possible to cancel a registration?

Yes. A registered trademark may be cancelled on the following grounds:

  • Descriptive mark
  • Not distinctive mark
  • Misleading mark
  • Functional mark
  • Mark includes a geographical indication
  • Mark is against morality or public order
  • Mark includes a protected emblem or badge
  • Application was made in bad faith
  • Use requirements under Section VIII.A are not met

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