THE TRADE MARKS ACT, 1999
[As amended by the Tribunals Reforms (Rationalisation and Conditions of Service) Ordinance, 2021]
CHAPTER 5 – ASSIGNMENT AND TRANSMISSION
37. POWER OF REGISTERED PROPRIETOR TO ASSIGN AND GIVE RECEIPTS.
The person for the time being entered in the register as proprietor of a trade mark shall, subject to the provisions of this Act and to any rights appearing from the register to be vested in any other person, have power to assign the trade mark, and to give effectual receipts for any consideration for such assignment.
38. ASSIGNABILITY AND TRANSMISSIBILITY OF REGISTERED TRADE MARKS.
Notwithstanding anything in any other law to the contrary, a registered trade mark shall, subject to the provisions of this Chapter, be assignable and transmissible, whether with or without the goodwill of the business concerned and in respect either of all the goods or services in respect of which the trade mark is registered or of some only of those goods or services.
39. ASSIGNABILITY AND TRANSMISSIBILITY OF UNREGISTERED TRADE MARKS.
An unregistered trade mark may be assigned or transmitted with or without the goodwill of the business concerned.