Topic: Section 2. Amendment of Section 11

In Section 11 of the Trade Marks Act, 1999 (47 of 1999) (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), in the Explanation, for clause (a), the following clause shall be substituted, namely—

"(a) a registered trade mark or an application under Section 18 bearing an earlier date of filing or an international registration referred to in Section 36-E or convention application referred to in Section 154 which has a date of application earlier than that of the trade mark in question, taking account, where appropriate, of the priorities claimed in respect of the trade marks;".