Updated March 2017
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International Opposition Guide: Comparative Practice and Procedures
is a searchable database of country profiles on the structure of trademark opposition practice and procedure including:
- general provisions
- applicable grounds
- alternatives to opposition
- opponent issues
- filing requirements
- post-filing stages and procedures
Each jurisdiction profile follows a standardized format, with topics organized by subject heading. This format makes it easy to search within a jurisdiction profile or to compare how different jurisdictions treat a particular subject.
Iain Stewart, Kilburn & Strode LLP, London, United Kingdom
Kee-Leng Tan, K.L.Tan & Associates, Singapore
Richard Ashmead, International IP Consultant, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Carmen Lichtenstein (1944-2011), Lichtenstein, Koerner & Partners, Stuttgart, Germany
Sample jurisdiction profile