Bill entitled an Act to make new provision for registered trade marks, implementing Council Directive No. 89/104/EEC of 21st December, 1988, to approximate the laws of the member states relating to trade marks; to make provision in connection with Council Regulation (EC) No. 40/94 of 20 December, 1993, on the Community Trade Mark; to give effect to the Madrid Protocol relating to the International Registration of Marks of 27th June, 1989, and to certain provisions of the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property of 20th March, 1883, as revised and amended; to permit the registration of trade marks in relation to services and for connected purposes

Last updated: 16 Mar 1996

Sponsored by: Minister for Enterprise and Employment

Source: Government

Originating House: Dáil Éireann

History of this Act

The Bill has been signed into law by the President

16 Mar 1996

Dáil Éireann
Seanad Éireann
  • Dáil First Stage

    24 Nov 1995

    Dáil First Stage

    The Bill is initiated or presented to the House

    24 Nov 1995

    Completed

  • Dáil Second Stage

    5 Dec 1995

    Dáil Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    5 Dec 1995

    Completed

  • Dáil Third Stage

    7 Dec 1995

    Dáil Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    7 Dec 1995

    Completed

  • Dáil Fourth Stage

    28 Feb 1996

    Dáil Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    28 Feb 1996

    Completed

  • Dáil Fifth Stage

    28 Feb 1996

    Dáil Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made and it is set down for Second Stage in the Seanad (Also known as Final Stage)

    28 Feb 1996

    Completed

  • Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Seanad First Stage

    The Bill is deemed to have passed Seanad First Stage

    n/a

    Completed

  • Seanad Second Stage

    6 Mar 1996

    Seanad Second Stage

    The general principles of the Bill are debated

    6 Mar 1996

    Completed

  • Seanad Third Stage

    6 Mar 1996

    Seanad Third Stage

    The Bill is examined section by section and amendments may be made (Also known as Committee Stage)

    6 Mar 1996

    Completed

  • Seanad Fourth Stage

    6 Mar 1996

    Seanad Fourth Stage

    Amendments arising out of Committee Stage are considered (Also known as Report Stage)

    6 Mar 1996

    Completed

  • Seanad Fifth Stage

    6 Mar 1996

    Seanad Fifth Stage

    Final statements on the Bill are made (Also known as Final Stage)

    6 Mar 1996

    Completed

  • Enacted

    16 Mar 1996

    Enacted

    The Bill is signed into law by the President

    16 Mar 1996

    Completed

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Debates

6 Mar 1996

Seanad Éireann

Trade Marks Bill, 1995: Committee and Final Stages.

6 Mar 1996

Seanad Éireann

Trade Marks Bill, 1995: Second Stage.

28 Feb 1996

Dáil Éireann

Trade Marks Bill, 1995: Report and Final Stages.

27 Feb 1996

Dáil Éireann

Trade Marks Bill, 1995: Report of Select Committee.

2 Feb 1996

Select Committee On Enterprise And Economic Strategy

Trade Marks Bill, 1995: Committee Stage.

25 Jan 1996

Dáil Éireann

Trade Marks Bill, 1995: Financial Resolution.

7 Dec 1995

Dáil Éireann

Trade Marks Bill, 1995: Referral to Select Committee.

7 Dec 1995

Dáil Éireann

Trade Marks Bill, 1995: Second Stage (Resumed).

5 Dec 1995

Dáil Éireann

Trade Marks Bill, 1995: Second Stage.