INTERNATIONAL & COMPARATIVE TRADE MARK LAW

FINAL EXAMINATION

IPSI June 1996

Professor Jose A. Gomez-Segade

Instructions:

This is a one-hour, open book exam (one-hour and a half for students with native language different from English). You may consult the course material and any other materials. Yet, your examination must be your own work. Do not discuss it with other students.

Write your answers in the blue book supplied, but please use only one side of the page and observe the margins. Please write or print as legibly as possible.

Grading will be anonymous; please do not put your name on anything you turn in. BE SURE YOUR EXAM NUMBER IS ON EACH BLUE BOOK YOU TURS IN.

PLEASE, CHOOSE FOUR FROM THE FOLLOWING FIVE QUESTIONS:
 


(Correct answers: each 15 Points)


1. Requirements for claiming protection of a trademark <<as such>> (telle-quelle) in foreign countries according to the Paris Convention.

2.Main innovations of the TLT in relation to requirements of the application of a trademark and requirements of the representation.

3. Why the USA and other countries did not adhere to the Madrid Agreement concerning the International Registration of Trademarks?.

4. What are the consequences of the so-called <<central attack>> under the Madrid Protocol of 1989 on the International Registration of Trademarks?.

5. What is the meaning of seniority in the CTM system and what would be the consequences of claiming seniority when filing a CTM application?.

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