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Procedural Changes to Tunisia Trademark Regulations

Joseph G. (Oct 06, 2015)

Tunisia announced that it has made certain procedural changes to its trademark regulations. The changes affect trademark applications, as well as trademark oppositions.

Among the changes, which are included at the new Governmental Decree No. (303) for 2015, are the following:

• Provision for the e-filing of trademark applications.

• Provisions related to trademark registration through the Madrid Protocol.

• Term which allow trademark applicant to file observations to a trademark opposition is two months as from the date of notification of the opposition.

• Eight-month term from the date of submission of the observations within which the parties can seek conciliation of the opposition.

• Period within which an opponent may file proof of use of the trademark on which the opposition is based has been increased from one month to two months.

• Two-month term for the filing of any documentation that may be required in order to support transactions such as change of name, change of address, or assignment.


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