Republic of Nauru Enacts Trademark Registration System – Intellectual Property

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Nauru: Republic of Nauru Adopts Trademark Registration System

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In 2019, the Trademarks Act of the Republic of Nauru was enacted and established the legal framework for the registration and protection of trademarks in Nauru.

Recently, the Republic of Nauru released its Trademark Regulations 2020, which marked the start of the trademark registration regime in the Pacific Island nation.

Previously, issuing a disclaimer was considered best practice to ensure recognition of trademark rights in Nauru. The launch of the Trademark Registration System is a big step forward for trademark owners seeking trademark protection and makes statutory actions available for trademark infringement.

We recommend any trademark owner with an interest in Nauru to take the opportunity to obtain trademark registrations in this country as soon as possible.

The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide on the subject. Specialist advice should be sought regarding your particular situation.

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