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18/07/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

The Trade Marks Act, 1940

( ACT NO. V OF 1940 )

Chapter II

THE REGISTER AND CONDITIONS FOR REGISTRATION

Prohibition of registration of certain matter
8. No trade mark nor part of a trade mark shall be registered which consists of, or contains, any scandalous design, or any matter the use of which would-
 
 
 
 
(a) by reason of its being likely to deceive or to cause confusion or otherwise, be disentitled to protection in a Court of justice; or
 
 
 
 
(b) be likely to hurt the religious susceptibilities of any class of the citizens of Bangladesh; or
 
 
 
 
(c) be contrary to any law for the time being in force or to morality.

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