Article 129 of the Industrial Property Law Act provides a detailed list of trade mark limitations. In general terms, trade mark applications will be rejected if:
- the mark does not meet the requirements for functioning as a trade mark,
- the mark used for the goods indicated in the application is indistinguishable from another,
- it consists of a colloquial,
- the application for registration is made in bad faith,
- the mark violates public order or common decency,
- the mark contains a state symbol or a religious symbol,
- the mark is misleading.