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Trademarks
9.
Licensing
9.1
Are there particular requirements, such as quality control by the licensor, for a trademark licence to be valid?
 
Malta
No. A trademark granted in accordance with the Trademarks Act is a property right which may be licensed to third parties, exclusively or non-exclusively, at the proprietor’s sole discretion for some or all of the goods or services for which it is registered, and for the whole or part of Malta.

For more information about this answer please contact: Silvana Zammit from Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
9.2
Must trademark licences be recorded with the trademark office or other governing body?
 
Malta
A licence to use a registered trademark may be general or limited and exclusive or non-exclusive. The parties must notify the Industrial Property Registrations Directorate of the execution of a licensing agreement in relation to a registered trademark.

For more information about this answer please contact: Silvana Zammit from Chetcuti Cauchi Advocates
9.3
Can a licensor lose its rights in a trademark by failing to comply with its obligations under the licence, such as maintaining quality control?
 
Malta
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