There is no trade mark law prevailing in Maldives. The protection of a trade mark in Maldives is through publication of a Caution Notice in a local newspaper in Maldives. The publication of caution notice in newspaper is for awareness to the general public of Maldives about the owner of the brand and acts as a preventive step from infringement of the mark by third parties.
It is a customary practice to re-publish the caution notice in Local newspaper in every three years and it is not mandatory to publish the caution notice on the actual date. The client can re-publish the caution notices at any time.