Trademark Registration is a process to secure your brand from being copied by someone. Trademark registration provides uniqueness to your products & services and secures your customers base from similar products available in market. It is a tool for identifies your brand to normal consumers.
Trademark Registration can be done for Brand, Name, Label, Heading, Ticket, Numeral, Word, Packaging, and Shape of product, combination of colors or combination of any these.
Registered trademarks are intellectual property for the business, they are used to safeguard the company’s investment in the brand or symbol. It is mandatory for a company to register it’s chosen Trademark as it will act as a unique symbol for the products and services you provide.
Advantages of Trademark Registration
What is a trademark class?
Trademark registry has 45 different classes under which various products & services are represented. One can get the trademark registration in any of the categories or all the category as per his products & Services.
What are the common reasons for trademark application rejection?
The main reason for rejection of trademark application is they could be conflicting with the existing registered trademark.
What is TM Symbol?
TM Symbol indicates that the application of trademark registration is filed with the Registrar of Trademark.
When can use “TM” symbol?
TM Symbol can be used when the application of trademark registration is filed with the Registrar of Trademark. Once it is registered you can use ®
What is the validity of the Trademark?
Any registered trademark is valid for 10 years. It can be renewed any time before the expiry of trademark.
Can I apply online for trademark registration?
Yes, You can file the application of trademark online.
Will my trademark registry is valid across the world?
No your trademark registry is valid for India only. But it can be used as a base for registration in other country.
What is the difference between trademark & copy right?
A trademark is an intellectual property which is being assigned to a word or logo but on another hand, copyright assures you the protection for your unique content such as books, music, videos, songs or even software.
Is trademark registration compulsory?
No, the registration of trademark is not compulsory but in order to protect the brand value, it is advisable to get the trademark registered.
Can Sound or smell be a trademark
Yes, sound and smell can be registered as a trademark in India under the Indian Trademark Law.