No need to visit Trademark Register Office. Easy & quick process of online TM application by sitting at your place. You can use ™ mark today.
For trademark registration, you need to pay Rs. 9000/- as Government fees. But if you own a MSME/SSI/Udyog Aadhar certificate, this Government fee is reduced to 50%.
Trademark is an intellectual property consisting of recognizable sign or design in order to identify products or services from a specific source, although trademarks that are used to identify services are called service marks.
A trademark is basically any word, name, symbol etc. which is used to identify and distinguish products or services of one specific seller or service provider from those of other competitors in the market. It also indicates the source of the products or services.
The TM logo indicates an unregistered trademark which is still distinguished from similar products or services. According to the Trademark Act, an unregistered Trademark does not get total protection and cannot prevent a third party from using the same mark.
A Trademark classification is a procedure by which examiners and the trademark attorneys arrange the required documents including trademark and service mark application, according to the description of goods to which the marks are applicable.
Filing a Trademark application usually takes around 18-24 months.
Trademark filing requires the below-mentioned documents
Once the trademark application is successful, you receive an acknowledgement providing you the right to use the TM symbol. After the registration of it, you can use the ® symbol.
Though you can’t get the word but still all is not lost. You can design a unique logo instead for your business and include the name in it like BMW. The name is within the logo making it a great example. A prefix could also be permissible. This is known as a logo composite mark. Though there is a way out, it is best to have a unique name.
The approval of the trademark completely depends on the judgment of the Government. But, if the trademark is unique, then there is a nice chance that it will be granted.
It protects original works in the form of intellectual property (literary, dramatic, musical, artistic etc.). A business can copyright its books, reports, audio or video materials.Trademark
It protects words, names, symbols, colors etc that distinguish products and services from those of others. It indicates the source of the goods. A company can register its business name, logos, slogans, etc that creates the brand image of a company.Patent
Government grants an exclusive right to an inventor for an invention for a limited period of time in exchange for the disclosure of the discovery to the general public.
Registered Trademarks are valid for 10 years from the date of filing the application. The trademark owner can file for renewal of the trademark to keep it protected for more time prior to the end of the validity.