Designs Rules, 2001
Opposition to rectification.-
Notice of opposition
to any rectification of the Register of Design may be given within three months
of the advertisement of the application for rectification.
The opponent shall,
within fourteen days of giving notice of opposition, leave at the office his
written statement in duplicate setting out the nature of his interest, the
facts upon which he bases his opposition and the relief, which he seeks.
3. The Controller shall
furnish the applicant with a copy each of the notice of opposition and the
4. The procedure
specified in sub-rules (4) to (13) for rule 29 relating to leaving evidence and
hearing shall, so far as may be, apply to the hearing of the application under
section 31 as they apply to the hearing of a petition under section 19.