No need to visit Trademark Register Office. Easy & quick process of online TM application by sitting at your place. You can use ™ mark today.
In case of apply company Trademark then Government Fees is 9000/- but you can reduce your government fees 50% using MSME/SSI/Udyogaadhaar Registration Certificate.
A trademark is a kind of intellectual property which consists of a recognizable sign, design, or expression which identifies products or services of a particular source from those of others, although trademarks used to identify services are usually called service marks.
A trademark includes any word, name, symbol, device, or any combination, used or intended which is used to identify and distinguish the goods/services of one seller or provider from others, and to indicate the source of the goods/services.
An unregistered trademark has the ™ logo indicating that such trademark is not registered but is distinguished from other similar goods or services. Under the Trademarks Act, an unregistered trademark does not get much protection and cannot stop any third party from using the same mark
A trademark classification is a way the trademark examiners and applicants’ trademark attorneys arrange documents, such as trademark and service mark applications, according to the description and scope of the types of goods or services to which the marks apply.
It usually takes around 18-24 months.
The documents that is required to file Trademark are:
As soon as you apply for trademark, you receive an acknowledgement, which gives you the right to use the ™ symbol. Once it’s registered, you can use the © symbol.
You can’t get the word, but all is not lost. You could instead design a unique logo for your business and include the name in it. Take BMW as an example. The BMW is within the logo. A prefix would also be permissible. This is known as a logo composite mark. So there is a way out, but it is best to have a unique name.
It depends completely on the government’s judgement. But if it is unique, it is highly likely that it will be granted.
A copyright protects original works in the form of “literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works.” For example, a business can copyright its books, reports, audio, or video materials.Trademark
A trademark protects “words, names, symbols, sounds or colors that distinguish goods and services from those manufactured or sold by others and to indicate the source of the goods.” This means that a company can register a trademark for its business name, slogans, logos and other items that essentially brand the product or company.Patent
A patent is an exclusive right or rights granted by a government to an inventor or a for an invention of a new manufacturing process for a limited time period in exchange for the disclosure of the invention to the public.
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.