is an important Intellectual property right. It identifies or distinguishes you from the others. Trademark
can be a name, logo, shape, trade dress, sound and smell, basically anything which identifies the source of
origin for goods or services.
Trademark may be defined as any mark which is used in relation to goods for the purpose of indicating, or so as to indicate a connection in the course of trade between goods and some person having the right as proprietor to use that mark.
The function of a registered trade mark is to give an indication to the purchaser or a possible purchaser:
a) As to the manufacture or quality of the goods.
b) Trade source from which the goods come.
c) The trade hands through which they pass on their way to the market.
Requirements of Trademark registration :
It is an important to collect the below listed information which would be required for filing the Trademark Application form for trademark registration.
1. Name of the Applicant – individual/company/proprietorship firm/trust/partnership filing the application. In case of joint applicants/partnership details of all the applicants/ partners.
2. Address of Applicant(s) filing the application.
3. Nature of the entity filing the application (individual/proprietor/partnership firm/ company/ HUF/ LLC).
4. Nature of products/services for which the logo/ mark is used- try to be as specific as possible.
5. Nature of your business (Manufacturer/ Trader/ Service provider).
6. If the mark is already in use then the approximate date since when the mark has been in used in India.
7. Date of the first commercial use of the mark anywhere in the world.
8. A copy of the mark/logo (preferably soft copy) for which trademark is sought.
9. A signed Power of Attorney (Form TM-48) on Stamp Paper in favour of the Trademark Agent/ Advocate.
- To check your trademark category please check our Trademark Class Details. (With Company360 we will search & suggest approprite class for your product/service.)
Benefits of Trademark registration:
- It distinguishes you with others.
- Trademark develops as your brand .
- It markets your goods/services.
- It makes easy for your customers to identify you.
- A registered trademark gives you a legal right where you can protect your goodwill from free-riding .
- A trademark is not just a mark it is a valuable asset.
PROCESS OF TRADEMARK REGISTRATION IN INDIA
Step 1: Filing of an Application
Step 2: Examination of the Application
Step 3: Publication of the Application
Step 3.1: Opposition by Third Party (if that happens)
Step 4: Hearing before Registrar
Step 5: Registration of Trademark
Learn more about New Trademark Rules for 2017 here.
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