Trade Marks Act, 1999
6. The Register of Trade Marks.-
(1) For the purposes of this Act, a record called the Register of Trade Mark shall be kept at the head office of the Trade Marks Registry, wherein shall be entered all registered trade mark with the names, addresses and description of the proprietors, notifications of assignment and transmissions, the name, addresses and description of registered users, conditions, limitations and such other matters relating to registered trade mark as may be prescribed.
1. Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1) it shall be lawful for the Registrar to keep the records wholly or partly in computer floppies diskettes or in any other electronic form subject to such safeguards as may be prescribed.
Where such register is maintained wholly or party on computer under sub-section (2) any reference in this Act to entry in the register shall be construed as the reference to any entry as maintained on computer or in any other electronic form.
No notice of any trust, express or implied or constructive, shall be entered in the register and no such notice shall be receivable by the Registrar.
The register shall be kept under the control and management of the Registrar.
There shall be kept at each branch office of the Trade Marks Registry a copy of the register and such of the other documents mentioned in section 148 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, direct.
The Register of Trade Marks, both Part A and Part B, existing at the commencement of this Act, shall be incorporated in and from part of the register under this Act.