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Adv Shraddha asare

Opposition to registration under section 21 any person may within three months from the date of the advertisement give notice in writing in the prescribed manner to registrar of opposition to registration. The registrar then serves the copy of notice on the applicant and within two months the applicant shall send to the registrar counter statement of grounds on which he relies for his application, if the applicant fails to file such counter statement his application shall be deemed to have been abandoned. Where the applicant files his counter statement, thereafter, both of them shall be given opportunity to submit evidence if any, the registrar after hearing both of them if desired and required decide whether the registration is to be permitted