Within two months of receiving the Affidavit and evidence under Rule 45 or of the letter intimating the waiver of right to file such Affidavit and evidence from the opponent, the applicant shall adduce evidence as he desires in support of the application by way of Affidavit under Rule 46. Copies of such evidence including exhibits shall be submitted before the registrar and a copy should be forwarded to the opponent. Here again, the applicant can choose to waive filing such Affidavit and evidence under Rule 46 and can solely rely on the facts stated in the counter statement and or on the evidence already submitted in connection with the application by writing to the registrar and the opponent within the prescribed time.

If the applicant fails to submit such evidence in support of the application or a waiver letter within the prescribed time of two months, he shall be deemed to have abandoned his trademark application.