Trademark Filing

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Description

Trademark registration helps establish ownership and protect brand of an entity. Early trademark filing will help avoid unnecessary legal tangle. A expert Trademark advocate will work with you to obtain the registration of Trademark.

What's Included

a) Introduction call. A 30-minute phone call to know your advocate and talk about how you will work together.

b) Full support. The advocate will talk to you about your unique needs and will obtain the registration of your trademark. 


What's Not Included

a) Additional work by the advocate after registration of the trademark.

b) Trademark filing fee paid to the department will be charged extra. 

You May Also Want To Know

a) What can be registered as a trademark?
Any word, name, device, label, numerals or a combination of colors that can be represented graphically (in a paper) can be registered as a trademark. The trademark to be registered must also be distinctive for the services or goods for which it is proposed to be registered.

b) Will my trademark application be valid for all services and goods?
Trademark applications are distinctive to the goods or services it is represents. Therefore, trademark applications are made under a "Class" of goods or service it represents. The trademark application will therefore be valid for the entire class of goods or service it represents.

c) What is a trademark class?
To standardize the goods or services, which the trademark will represent, the Trademark Registry has a list of 45 Classes under which all types of goods and services are represented. The trademark application must mention the type of goods or services the trademark will represent under one or more of the classes, and trademark registration is granted for that specific class of goods or service.

d) Will my trademark application be valid across the world?
No, trademark registered in India will be valid only in India. However, some countries use the trademark filing in India as a basis for registering the trademark in their country.

e) Can a foreigner or a foreign entity apply for trademark in India?
Yes, a foreign person or a foreign entity can apply for trademark registration in India.

f) Who can file for trademark?
Any person claiming to be the owner of the trademark used or proposed to be used can authorise the trademark filing. The person can be an individual, company, NGO, etc.

g) What are the documents required for trademark filing?
A copy of the trademark to be registered along with the address and identity proof of the trademark owner is required. In case of Company, the name of the Company along with its Certificate of Incorporation and Address proof is required.

h) How long will it take to obtain trademark registration?
Trademark application can be filed with the trademark registry in a matter of 1 - 3 days. However, it will typically take 6 to 24 months for the Trademark Registry to complete their formalities and provide registration for the trademark.

i) How long is a registered trademark valid for?
Registered trademarks are valid for 10 years from date of filing. Prior to the end of the validity, the trademark owner can file for renewal to keep the trademark protection current.


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