Industrial and Commercial Property (Protection) Act, 1927

Apportionment of trade marks on dissolution of partnership.

100.—(1) In any case where from any cause, whether by reason of dissolution of partnership or otherwise, a person ceases to carry on business, and the goodwill of such person does not pass to one successor but is divided, the controller may (subject to the provisions of this Act as to associated trade marks), on the application of the parties interested, permit an apportionment of the registered trade marks of the person among the persons in fact continuing the business, subject to such conditions and modifications, if any, and to such limitations, if any, as to mode or place of user as he may think necessary in the public interest.

(2) Every decision of the controller under this section shall be subject to appeal to the Minister.