• EFFECT OF REGISTRATION

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     No action for infringement of unregistered geographical indication
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     Rights conferred by registration
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     Infringement or registered geographical indications
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     Registration to be prima facie evidence of validity
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     Prohibition of assignment or transmission, etc
  • SPECIAL, PROVISIONS RELATING TO TRADE MARK AND PRIOR USERS

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     Prohibition of registration of geographical indication as trade mark
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     Protection to certain trade marks
  • RECTIFICATION AND CORRECTION OF THE REGISTER

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     Power to cancel or vary registration and to rectify the register
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     Correction of register
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     Alteration of registered geographical indications
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     Adaptation of entries in register to amend or substitute classification of goods
  • APPEALS TO THE APPELLATE BOARD

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     Appeals to the Appellate Board
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     Bar of jurisdiction of courts, etc
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     Procedure of the Appellate Board
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     Procedure for application for rectification, etc., before Appellate Board
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     Appearance of Registrar in legal proceedings
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     Costs of Registrar in proceedings before Appellate Board
  • OFFENCES, PENALTIES AND PROCEDURE

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     Meaning of applying geographical indications
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     Falsifying and falsely applying geographical indications
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     Penalty for applying false geographical indications
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     Penalty for selling goods to which false geographical indication is applied
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     Enhanced penalty on second or subsequent conviction
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     Penalty for falsely representing a geographical indication as registered
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     Penalty for improperly describing a place of business as connected with the Geographical Indications Registry
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     Penalty for falsification of entries in the register
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     No offence in certain cases
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     Forfeiture of goods
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     Exemption of certain persons employed in ordinary course of business
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     Procedure where invalidity of registration is pleaded by the accused
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     Offences by companies
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     Cognizance of certain offences and the powers of police officer for search and seizure
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     Costs of defence of prosecution
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     Limitation of prosecution
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     Information as to commission of offence
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     Punishment for abetement in India of acts done out of India
  • MISCELLANEOUS

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     Protection of action taken in good faith
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     Certain persons to be public servants
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     Stay of proceedings where the validity of registration of the geographical indication is questioned etc
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     Application for rectification of register to be made to Appellate Board in certain cases
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     Implied warranty on sale of indicated goods
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     Powers of Registrar
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     Exercise of discretionary power by Registrar
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     Evidence before Registrar
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     Death of party to a proceeding
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     Extension of time
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     Abandonment
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     Suit for infringement, etc., to be instituted before district court
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     Relief in suit for infringement or for passing off
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     Authorised user to be impleaded in certain proceedings
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     Evidence of entries in register, etc., and things done by the Registrar
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     Registrar and other officers not compellable to produce register, etc
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     Power to require goods to show indication of origin
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     Certificate of validity
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     Groundless threats of legal proceedings
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     Address for service
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     Trade usages, etc., to be taken into consideration
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     Agents
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     Indexes
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     Documents open to public inspection
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     Reports of Registrar to be placed before Parliament
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     Fees and surcharge
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     Savings in respect of certain matters in Chapter VIII
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     Declaration as to title of geographical indication not registrable under the Registration Act, 1908
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     Government to be bound
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     Special provisions relating to applications for registration from citizens of convention countries
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     Provision as to reciprocity
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     Powers of Central Government to remove difficulties
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     Power to make rules