(arranged in reverse chronological order of changes made)
|Date of change||Changes|
|24 June 2011||The chapter on “Evidence” has been revised: the section on “Exhibits” has been revised to encourage parties to paginate their evidence, and the section on “Request to keep evidence confidential” has been revised to clarify that requests to treat confidential information contained in statutory declarations in confidence in the hearing decision will be considered only if supported by full reasons.|
|3 June 2011||The chapter on “Classification” has been revised: the section on “General principles in specifying goods and services” has been revised to provide further details and the section on “Market limitations” has been deleted.
The chapter on “Geographical origins” has been revised: the section on “Marks deceptive of geographical origin” has been revised to provide further details, the section on “Suggestion of restricting specification in examination report” has been renamed as “Suggestion of restricting specification or limitation in examination report” (“that section”), and that section has been revised to provide further details.