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Results: 4 Answers
Trademarks
4.
Appeals
4.1
If the trademark office refuses registration, can the applicant appeal? If so, to what body and by what procedure?
 
Malta
Yes, a decision of the Industrial Property Registrations Directorate refusing registration can be appealed before the Court of Appeal.

For more information about this answer please contact: Silvana Zammit from Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
4.2
What is the procedure for appealing a trademark office refusal?
 
Malta
A decision of the Industrial Property Registrations Directorate refusing registration may be appealed by filing an application before the Court of Appeal within 15 days of service of the decision.

For more information about this answer please contact: Silvana Zammit from Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
4.3
Can the reviewing body’s decision be appealed? If so, to what body and by what procedure?
 
Malta
If, further to an appeal filed with the Court of Appeal, an individual applicant deems that the refusal to grant registration constitutes a violation of his or her human rights in any manner, he or she may file an application with the Constitutional Court in Malta.

For more information about this answer please contact: Silvana Zammit from Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates