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Yes, a registered trademark can be removed if not used for a continuous period of five years from the date of registration and the application for removal is made three months after the expiry of such five years.
For Registry, the fees are levied based on ‘Number of Classes Applied’ and not ‘Number of Applications’. For individuals, MSMEs and start-ups, the fees shall be of Rs. 4,500 per class and in all other cases, the fee is Rs. 9,000 per class.
No. An application containing a Logo and a Brand name is considered as a single application unless submitted separately by the applicant. Separate filings are advisable only in cases where the applicant anticipates a change in one of two in future and retain the other.
Application for logo registration can be done online. Post such application, one can start using a “TM” symbol. Once a trademark registration process is done, “R” symbol can be applied. The registration is valid for 10 years with an option for renewal. TM registration process is a time-consuming process and may take around 8 months to 2 years and the process is broadly stated below. Preparation and filing of the Trademark application in the right class, with all the correct details. Send it to Vienna Codification – As soon as a new trademark application is filed, a Vienna Code is...
The registration application filed under the Trademark Act is verified and registered in India and it remains valid only in India.
Controller General of Patents, Designs, and Trademarks has classified various goods and services under 45 classes for the purpose of trademark registration. The application must mention the class/classes that the goods/services of the applicant represents. For each class, a separate application is required to be filed. We will help you to find the appropriate class(es).
Any mark that is identical or deceptively similar to an existing registered trademark, or a trademark for which the application for registration is already in process, such trademarks cannot be registered. Also, a mark that would likely cause deception or confusion, or that appears offensive may not be registered. Geographical names, common names, common trade words and common abbreviation are also not registrable. The names which are listed under “Prohibited marks” and “Well known marks” are not registrable.
Power of Attorney (duly executed) PAN card, address proof and certificate of registration of the applicant Brand Name and Logo If a specific date is to be claimed as use date, An affidavit along with documentary proof (invoices, registration certificates, etc. with the brand name proposed to be registered) Certificate of registration under MSME or Start-up India scheme (if applicable) to avail 50% rebate on the Government fees.
Legally safeguards owner and its goodwill – A registered trademark entitles its owner to protect the goodwill of his/her business or profession. Such owner can legally hold and utilize the trademark to the exclusion of others, and sue in the courts of law against any misuse/ infringement of the same. At the same time, it also protects the owner from the possibility of frivolous complaints or legal suits being instituted by others for trademark infringement. Unique Branding – A registered trademark is a distinct identity of a company’s goods or services in today’s world of intense competition. It helps in...