WHAT IS A TRADEMARK?

A trademark is a type of intellectual property, and typically a name, phrase word, logo, symbol, design, image and a combination of these elements.

WHY YOU NEED TRADE MARKS REGISTRATION?

Trade Mark is the identity of the business, which includes goodwill and market reputation of the owner. By registration of trade marks one can have exclusive right to use the same and prohibit others from duplicating and/or infringing the trade mark.

By registration of a trade mark owner has exclusive rights to use it and indicate so by using the symbol (R) in relation to the goods or services.

HOW TO SELECT A TRADEMARK?

  • If it is a word it should be easy to speak, spell and remember.
  • Please avoid selection of a geographical name. No one can have monopoly right on it.
  • Avoid adopting laudatory word or words that describe the quality of goods (such as best, perfect, super etc)
  • It is advisable to conduct a market survey and a search at Trademark office to ascertain if same/similar mark is used in market.

WHAT IS THE DURATION OF A TRADEMARK IN INDIA?

Term of registration of a trademark is ten years. It may be renewed for additional period of ten years by paying renewal fees.

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