What are the grounds for cancellation of a registered trademark?

Normally the cancellation of a registered trademark is being termed as ‘Rectification of Register’ under the provisions of The TradeMarks Act, 1999.

The following are the grounds for rectification:

  1. Non-use of the Registered Mark
  2. Contravention of failure to observe a condition entered on the register
  3. Entry made in the register without sufficient cause
  4. Entry wrongly remaining on the register or any error or defect in any entry in the register

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