Trade Marks Rules
these Rules –
the Royal Court;
Marks (Jersey) Law 2000;
has the same meaning as in the Law.
In any proceedings under
the Law, or in proceedings for the infringement of trade marks, the court may,
at any time, appoint an independent adviser to assist the court or to enquire
and report upon any question of fact or of opinion not involving questions of
law or construction.
person desirous of taking proceedings under the Law in
forma pauperis may lay his or her suit before an advocate or solicitor
of the Royal Court and, if such advocate or solicitor is of the opinion that
such person has a good cause of action, the person shall deliver to the
Viscount a statement of the material facts which may be alleged, and of the
points of law which may be raised, by such person, together with such documents
appertaining to such suit as the person may have in his or her possession.
the Viscount is satisfied that such person has prima
facie a good cause of action, the Viscount shall grant a certificate by
virtue whereof such person shall be exempt from the payment of all court fees
to which the person would otherwise have been liable by reason of such suit.
Viscount may, before granting such certificate, require such affidavits as the
Viscount considers necessary.
document presented by a person to whom such a certificate has been granted
shall, if it would otherwise have been required to have stamps affixed thereto,
be marked “gratis” by the person designated in the tariff as being
responsible for cancelling the stamps.
otherwise directed by the court, a notice, summons or other document required
to be served for the purposes of the Law or these Rules shall be served through
the medium of the Viscount’s Department.
otherwise directed by the court, service may be effected by delivering the
notice, summons or other document to the person to be served or by leaving it
at the address for service given by the person.
Any proceedings for the
purposes of the Law may be instituted, prosecuted and heard in or out of term.
These Rules may be cited as the Trade Marks Rules 2000.