A TRADE MARK (popularly known as brand name) in simple language is a visual symbol which may be a word signature, name, device, label, numerals or combination of colours used by one undertaking on goods or services or other articles of commerce to distinguish it from other similar goods or services originating from a different undertaking. In other words, A TRADE MARK is a word, phrase, symbol or design, or combination of words, phrases, symbols or designs is used in the course of trade which identifies and distinguishes the source of the goods or services of one enterprise from those of others.
What are procedures for registration of TRADE MARK?
In India, the procedures of Trade mark registration are covered under the provisions of The Trade Marks Act, 1999 and The Trade Marks Rules, 2002. Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Ahmadabad and Chennai are respective jurisdiction of trade mark registration office in India.
What you mean TRADE MARK SEARCH?
Any person may request the Registrar to cause a search to be made in respect of a trade mark relating to specified goods or services to ascertain whether any mark is on record which resembles the trade mark in respect of which the request is made. Before filing an application for a trademark registration, it is highly advisable to conduct a comprehensive trademark search. A basic trademark search includes registered trademarks and pending applications for trademarks in India.
TIME FRAME FOR TRADEMARK REGISTRATION: If there is no objection and /or opposition raised, then process of registration of trademark usually takes 1-1.5 years and incase of any objection/opposition proceedings it usually takes approx 3 years. What are documents needs for Trade mark Registration?
1. Proprietorship concern: Full name and address of the proprietor and true copy of related documents. 2. Partnership concern: full name and address of all partners and true copy of related documents. 3. Company concern: full name and address of all directors and true copy of related documents. 4. If you have claimed that the proposed mark is used since before application, please provide evidence for your claim. 5. Please provide label (25 number) of the proposed Trade mark(Label size 9cm x 5 cm )
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