Trade Marks Act, 1996


Trade Mark Agents

Authorised agent may act.

83.—(1) Subject to rules made under section 90 , whenever, under this Act, any act has to be done by or to any person in connection with the registration of a trade mark or any procedure relating to a registered trade mark, the act may be done by or to an agent—

(a) who is authorised by that person orally or in writing; and

(b) who is a registered trade mark agent.

(2) A person duly authorised by another person under subsection (1) to act as his registered trade mark agent may (subject to any provision to the contrary in any agreement between the agent and that person), on giving notice to the Controller and the other person, cease to act as registered trade mark agent for the other person.