adverse possession

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adverse possession

Occupation of property by one not the true owner, openly, notoriously, and continuously. See statute of limitations; squatter’s right; proscription.
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The similarities between the adverse possession and trademark acquisition regimes are most apparent when comparing adverse possession's requirements of actual entry, open and notorious possession, and continuous use with similar requirements in trademark law.
The statute says that "[t]he uninterrupted adverse notorious possession of real property under color and claim of title for seven years or more .
Based on these legal parameters, applicants for registration of title under Section 14(1) must sufficiently establish that the subject land forms part of the disposable and alienable lands of the public domain; that the applicant and his predecessors-in-interest have been in open, continuous, exclusive and notorious possession and occupation of the same; and that it is under a bona fide claim of ownership since June 12, 1945 or earlier.