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Is it possible to cancel a registration?

Yes. Registered marks can be cancelled on the following grounds: 

  • Bad faith
  • User Requirements of Section V.G. are not met
  • Prohibited marks
  • Use of mark in deceptive manner
  • Use of a protected badge or emblem
  • Conflicts with morality or public order
  • Use of geographical indication
  • Mark is misleading, descriptive, generic, functional or does not show distinctiveness

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