Trademark in India is registered by the controller general of patents design and trademarks. Logos are registered under Trademark Act. 1999 and trademark owner has right to sue for any loss of revenue or reputation when infringements of trademark occur. if you are willing to register a brand name you can contact a CS or lawyer who can file online trademark registration on IP India website.
Trademark is any unique name for products or services that can be differentiated from others it may be a logo, graphics, photograph, word, sound or even smell. A company should register its brand name or logo.
A registered trademark is an intellectual property for a company and is used to protect the company's investment in the brand. Trademark registration enables owners to establish the right to the trademarks easily in the court proceeding and earn royalties or recover the loss from the illegal use of a registered trademark.
Trademark Act supersedes all other laws related to brand name protection. A trademark search is easy, and you can quickly check whether it can be registered with the same name, to check if your brand name matches with existing brands. You can quickly register your trademark or logo within 3-4 working days.
What is included in Trademark registration Packages?
Trademark Research : A thorough search & research of the TM directory with a registration class.
Drafting of authorization letter : We will draft authorization letter to file a trademark application on the behalf of brand owner
Discussion for Logo or wordmark Registration : Advice on the classes you need to apply under trademark act.
Final Application & Advice on Logo registration : After Client approval on trademark class of registration and we will file a final application for the trademark.
Regular notification : You will receive updates until registration is done.
Advantage of Trademark Registration
The proprietor of a registered trademark is allowed to take action or sue for loss or damages caused by any third party.
Trademark registration creates an intellectual property of a company; trade is an intangible for a company. A registered trademark can be sold or can franchised, or licensed to generate revenue.
Trust or Goodwill
Customer prefers to buy product or services from a brand or company whose trademark is registered. Customer feels secure about the reliability of the brand.
What is Trademark Registration Process?
1.On Call discussion and Document collection
We will check the proposed business name or brand name to be registered and if proposed name is available for the activity you are looking for. We will then send you an authorization letter in our favor.
2. Final submission of document
We will ask you to share a logo for trademark registration in JPEG format. Trademarks can be registered for a particular sector. You can also register one brand name for multiple business activities.
3. Final disposal of your application
Registrar of trademarks will take 24 months to validate the applied brand name is not the inconsistency with any other existing registered trademarks in the same class, if you have applied for the similar brand name or with the more similar logo of registered trademarks, the registrar of the trademark will raise the objection. The registrar may also object if they notice that the logo obscene, hurts religious sentiments or believes that it is likely to cause confusion. If it has no objection, Registrar of trade makes an advertisement in the Trade Marks Journal for inviting objection from another business owner. If objection raised by any other business owner shall be heard by the authority under the act.
Documents Required for Trademark registration?
Documents required while registration
PAN Card or Passport or Election ID Card
Scanned copy of Registration Certificate
Scanned copy of Voter's ID/Passport/Driver's License
Signed Trademark application
JPG Format of Logo/Brand Name
FAQs for Trademark registration in india
What is a trademark registration class?
The Trademark laws have classified goods and services under 45 classes. With each application, the applicant has to provide a class under which they are willing to register a trademark.
Can I run a trademark search on my own?
Yes, you can visit trademark website and make sure that your proposed business name is not similar to a registered trademark in same business activity.
Can I use the ™ symbol?
You can use TM symbol in just 2 days.
What if someone has a similar word trademarked?
You have to re-design your logo so that you can differentiate your business name with the existing registered trademark.
Should I file the trademark in my own name or company name?
Trademark application should be filled with the company name.