Is it possible to cancel a registration?

Yes. Trademark registrations are cancellable. Refer to the list below for possible grounds:

  • Mark does not show distinct qualities
  • Mark is disparaging, misleading, deceptive, descriptive, functional or generic
  • Mark indicates a geographic name
  • Mark is immoral or prohibited in Bolivia
  • Breach of copyright
  • A similar mark was registered earlier (proprietary rights)
  • Rights in a notorious or famous mark
  • Mark uses a protected emblem, symbol or flag
  • Mark was registered under a representative name particularly an agent’s name
  • Rights in a trade name
  • Rights in a design
  • Rights in a personal name
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