This document provides guidelines on the process of the division of a trade mark application as set out in the Trade Marks Act 2002. These Guidelines do not constrain the judgement and discretion of the Commissioner of Trade Marks, and each application will be considered on its own merits.
- 1. Introduction
- 2. What is a divisional application
- 3. Why file a divisional application
- 4. Filing method for divisional applications
- 5. Examination
- 6. Division process
- 7. Rejection