Statutory guidance

Trade Marks Act 1994

The Trade Marks Act 1994 make up part of the trade mark legislation in the UK.



The Trade Marks Act 1994, as amended is the current law that covers:

  • the registration of trade marks and
  • the protection of registered trade marks in the UK

This is an unofficial consolidation of the Trade Marks Act 1994, as amended and including The Trade Mark Regulations 2018 (SI 2018/825) coming into force 14 January 2019.

Until this date, the full version of Trade Marks Act 1994, ISBN 0 10 542694 6 is available on

Printed copies of this version are published by The Stationery Office Limited, and available from The Stationery Office (TSO) Online Bookstore.

Published 22 July 2008
Last updated 27 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Unofficial consolidated version Trade Marks Act 1994 (as amended) updated.

  2. Unofficial consolidated version updated.

  3. Unofficial consolidated version added.

  4. First published.