SUPPLEMENT No. 5
11th October, 2013.
to The Uganda Gazette No. 51 Volume CVI dated 11th October, 2013.
Printed by UPPC, Entebbe, by Order of the Government.
Geographical Indications Act
THE GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS ACT, 2013.
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.
PART II—PROTECTION OF GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS.
Reference to description or presentation of goods.
Similarity of geographical indications and prohibitions.
Exclusion from Protection.
Registrar of Geographical Indications and other officers.
Register of geographical indications.
Application for registration.
Examination of application.
Objection to registration of a geographical indication.
Appeal from decision of registrar.
Removal from register or alteration of conditions.
Procedure for invalidation of a geographical indication.
Right to institute proceedings.
Term of protection.
Use of name of place of origin.
Prohibition of licence or assignment of geographical indication
or name of place of origin.
18. Prohibition of registration of exclusive geographical name as a
19. Protection of certification mark.
20. Use of person’s name.