17. Effect of registration of parts of a mark.-
When a trade mark consists of several matters, its registration shall confer on the proprietor exclusive right to the use of the trade mark taken as a whole.
Notwithstanding anything contained in sub- section (1), when a trade mark-
contains any part-
which is not the subject of a separate application by the proprietor for registration as a trade mark; or
which is not separately registered by the proprietor as a trade mark; or
contains any matter which is common to the trade or is otherwise of a non- distinctive character, the registration thereof shall not confer any exclusive right in the matter forming only a part of the whole of the trade mark so registered. CHAP PROCEDURE FOR AND DURATION OF REGISTRATION CHAPTER III PROCEDURE FOR AND DURATION OF REGISTRATION