Forgery of Trade-marks and Trade Descriptions
406. For the purposes of this Part, every one forges a trade-mark who
(a) without the consent of the proprietor of the trade-mark, makes or reproduces in any
manner that trade-mark or a mark so nearly resembling it as to be calculated to deceive;
(b) falsifies, in any manner, a genuine trade-mark.
407. Every one commits an offence who, with intent to deceive or defraud the public or
any person, whether ascertained or not, forges a trade-mark.
408. Every one commits an offence who, with intent to deceive or defraud the public or
any person, whether ascertained or not,
(a) passes off other wares or services as and for those ordered or required; or
(b) makes use, in association with wares or services, of any description that is false in a
material respect regarding
(i) the kind, quality, quantity or composition,
(ii) the geographical origin, or
(iii) the mode of the manufacture, production or performance
of those wares or services.
Instruments for forging trade-mark
409. (1) Every one commits an offence who makes, has in his possession or disposes of a
die, block, machine or other instrument designed or intended to be used in forging a
(2) No person shall be convicted of an offence under this section where he proves that he
acted in good faith in the ordinary course of his business or employment.
Other offences in relation to trade-marks
410. Every one commits an offence who, with intent to deceive or defraud,
(a) defaces, conceals or removes a