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Trademarks Act, 2004 🇬🇭

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Republic of Ghana

The six hundred and sixty-fourth


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Trademarks Act, 2004

  • Published by Government Gazette on 6 February 2004
  • Assented to on 29 January 2004
  • Commenced on 6 February 2004
  1. [Amended by Trademarks (Amendment) Act, 2014 (Act 876 of 2014) on 25 July 2014]
AN ACT to provide for the protection of trade marks and for related matters.BE IT ENACTED by Parliament as follows


1. Meaning of a trademark.

(1)A "trademark" means a sign or combination of signs capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one undertaking from the goods and services of another undertaking.
(2)A trademark may consist of(a)words, personal names, designs, letters, colours, numerals, shapes, holograms, sounds or a combination of any of these elements, or(b)slogans, where they are not long enough to be protected by copyright.
(3)A reference in this Act to a trademark includes a reference to a collective mark or certification mark.…

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