Somaliland: Mastercard, Maestro and Cirrus TRADE MARK CAUTIONARY NOTICE


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the below trade marks


are the property of MasterCard International Incorporated, a Delaware corporation of 2000 Purchase Street, Purchase, New York 10577, United States of America and that the same trade marks are used for the following products:

Class 09

Scientific, research, navigation, surveying, photographic, cinematographic, audiovisual, optical, weighing, measuring, signalling, detecting, testing, inspecting, life-saving and teaching apparatus and instruments; apparatus and instruments for conducting, switching, transforming, accumulating, regulating or controlling the distribution or use of electricity; apparatus and instruments for recording, transmitting, reproducing or processing sound, images or data; recorded and downloadable media, computer software, blank digital or analogue recording and storage media; mechanisms for coin-operated apparatus; cash registers, calculating devices; computers and computer peripheral devices; diving suits, divers’ masks, ear plugs for divers, nose clips for divers and swimmers, gloves for divers, breathing apparatus for underwater swimming; fire-extinguishing apparatus.

Class 16

Paper and cardboard; printed matter; bookbinding material; photographs; stationery and office requisites, except furniture; adhesives for stationery or household purposes; drawing materials and materials for artists; paintbrushes; instructional and teaching materials; plastic sheets, films and bags for wrapping and packaging; printers’ type, printing blocks.

Class 35

Advertising; business management; business administration; office functions; offering for sale and the sale of goods in the retail and wholesale trade.

Class 36

Insurance; financial affairs; monetary affairs; real estate affairs.

Class 38

Telecommunications services.

Class 39

Transport; packaging and storage of goods; travel arrangement.

Class 42

Scientific and technological services and research and design relating thereto; industrial analysis, industrial research and industrial design services; quality control and authentication services; design and development of computer hardware and software.

NOTICE IS ALSO GIVEN that MasterCard International Incorporated claims all rights in respect of the aforesaid trade marks in Somaliland and will initiate appropriate legal action against any person or persons found to be using the aforesaid trade marks or any other trade marks deceptively or confusingly similar, or otherwise infringes on its rights.