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Assistant Registrar of Trade Marks and Geographical Indications under the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Duties: Assistant Registrar of Trade Marks & Geographical Indications functions as a Tribunal under the Trade Marks Act, 1999 and rules thereunder. Assistant Registrar of TM and GI takes hearings of contested matters. Assistant Registrar adjudicates and issues speaking order and decision.
Assistant Registrars of TM and GI also attends court cases and briefs Central Government Counsel on Trade Mark matters, service matters, Litigation in CAT, High Court and Law Ministry under supervision of Joint Registrar, Senior Joint Registrar and Registrar. Assistant Registrar of TM and GI can be assigned any other work relating to the subject by Registrar and other Sr. officers as per the exigency of workload.
Education: Degree in Law of a recognized University OR Master Degree in Law of a recognized University.
Experience for LLB Holders: Five years practice at a Bar or five years’ experience in the State Judicial Service or in the Legal Department of a State Government or of the Central Government or in the processing of applications for registration filed under the Trade Marks Act or Geographical Indications Act or in teaching law in a recognized University.
Experience for LLM Holders: Three years’ experience in teaching law or in conducting research in law in a recognized University or research Institution.
Desirable: PhD in Intellectual Property from a Recognized university
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