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What are the grounds for a Trademark Application to be opposed?

Trademark application can be challenged on the following bases: 

  • Conflicts with a company name
  • Conflicts with a personal name
  • Conflicts with a registered design
  • Conflicts with trade names
  • Registration under agent or representative’s name
  • Conflicts with a notorious or famous mark
  • Breach of copyright
  • Proprietary rights

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