Your brand Is your identity. When you’re not in the room, they talk about your brand. So let’s say you started a company, you got yourself an impressive logo and an impressive name. You put your mind soul and money into developing and marketing under your brand. After 2 to 3 years of hard work and quality and gaining customers you’re about to reap your benefits, what if someone else copy your brand? and they taking credits for the quality of your work, is that heart breaking? S...READ MORE
In this article, the benefits of Trademark Registration were described with a brief explanation. Exclusive rights: Trademark registration usually gives the right to the proprietor to use it, in terms of goods or service. It originally brings the authentication to the product and it is the important reason for the trademark registration. A trademark registration gives the rights to infringement. Hypothecation security: A trademark registration includes logo registration, design ...READ MORE
Brand registration is as same as the trademark registration from India. Actually a brand name constitutes a trademark. A brand name owned by an owner may be willing to keep it under his proprietorship. For this reason, he has to get his brand registered. This brand name which is registered using a logo or a symbol is known as a trademark. Brand in India is categorized into several categories. We can easily trace out the list of the brands available in the country based on the product and service...READ MORE
A patent search is a right granted to an inventor for his discovery. It updates the owner the right to decide how others uses his invention. To receive a patent, the owner must enclose all the technical information about his invention to the public in the patent application. Patents Act is the umbrella legislation related to patents in India. The primary objective of the law is to encourage new technologies and innovation. Copyright is a legal term that protects artistic and literary works. It c...READ MORE
Registering a trademark has its own advantages of exclusive legal rights on your trademark and better protection of your mark. From filing trademark application, filing opposition, preparing responses to office actions, responding to an opposition and attending opposition hearings whenever required, our team of highly experienced trademark agents understand the nuances underlying such registration and are experts in handling trademark registration. We provide efficient and effective online trade...READ MORE
The trademark application has to be filed before the Registrar. It should be filed at the office of the Trade Mark Registry corresponding to the principal place of business of the applicant. Muthirai provides assistance in every process of your trademark registration .Our team provides solutions from the pre-registration period of your trademark to the post-registration maintenance. To assure that your trademark application is not rejected in view of similar trademarks and also to facilitate eas...READ MORE
The trademark to be registered should have distinctive features. As it cannot be blasphemous. It should not make any reference to a living person without his consent or his representative as the case may be. Anyone who wishes to oppose the trademark application has to issue a notice in writing to the Registrar within 3 months after the advertisement has been published .Meanwhile the applicant has to explain why the trademark should be issued to him. In case if there is no response from the ...READ MORE
Muthirai’s Patent registration department comprises professionals with scientific, engineering, along with legal qualifications and experience. It is aware of technical development and able to handle any matter concerning patents. The department handles the drafting patent specifications the processing of incoming patent applications is to be filled through associates in every country of the world. Our patent practice is divided according to scientific and engineering d...READ MORE
Will Muthirai give advice on whether to register for VAT and assist in the completion and what happens if a business person wants to deregister from VAT?
Definitely we will assist and advise taxpayers on any issues from VAT registration and all its procedure. We facilitate to improve voluntary compliance for taxpayers. Our customer enquiry centers are there to assist all taxpayers. Our customer enquiry centers are experienced staff in all tax types. We’ll not fill in the VAT returns for you but will assist you in completing it. To degister from VAT a registered person will need to write a request for deregistration. A de...READ MORE
How is a person qualified to account for VAT registration on a cash basis and the criteria to be met if a business wants to lodge VAT returns on an annual basis?
Accounting for VAT registration on a cash basis are applicable only for those whose annual business gross income does not exceed a public authority, local authority or a non-profit body. There are 4 categories for lodgment of VAT registration returns under the respective taxable periods. They are monthly returns; 3-month returns; 12 month returns for produce suppliers primarily engaged and 12 month returns for small and medium businesses with an annual gross turnover. A busin...READ MORE
If we don't lodge or pay our return on time penalties are generated automatically by the system which results in failure to lodge. There will be a late lodgment penalty of 25% with late payment penalty of 20%, and an additional 5% penalty for every month of default. When accounting for VAT registration on the time of supply, this would depend on whether you have done your VAT registration on a cash or accrual basis. For cash basis, the time of supply is when you rec...READ MORE
What are the procedures for a business person to register for VAT and the obligation once completed?
For a VAT registration a business person will need to complete a Business as a sole trader or a Company Registration Form for companies together along with the VAT Supplementary Registration Form .A Notification of VAT Registration will be issued to the person once the form is submitted to FRCA, processed and approved.VAT registration is free of charge and can be processed at any FRCA office. There are 2 major obligations that a person should comply depending on the mode of V...READ MORE
Trademark registration is territorial, Separate applications is to be filed in each where you wish to register your trademark. If you plan to sell and market internationally, it is necessary to register your trademarks in those countries. Usually, the party who registers first owns it. Therefore, it is significant to register your trademarks in each country. A national trademark registration ends at the border and does not afford rights to the owner of the trademark outs...READ MORE
On filing the application, the registry will issue an official receipt with the filing date and number allotted to the application. The application is then examined by the Indian Trade Marks Office similarity with existing marks. If an objection is raised, an official examination report will be issued. The Registrar may require the applicant to file an affidavit testifying the user which exhibits showing the mark as used. If, the trade mark application is considered&nbs...READ MORE
We need the name, address and nationality of the applicant. If the applicant is a partnership firm, we require the names of all the partners even if there is any minor partner. If the applicant is a company, we prefer the country or state of incorporation. A list of goods and services for which registration is required. Soft copy of the trademark is to be registered. If the mark consists of non-English words, a translation of those words is required. If the application is&nbs...READ MORE
A trademark should be chosen very carefully. If you are launching a product and new trademark, please keep in mind that the scope of legal protection you obtain depends on the type of trademark chosen. The most common mistake is to choose a word that is descriptive of the goods and services. People follow this method so, that the consumer will know the product and the service rendered. The same result can easily be obtained by combining a distinctive and fanciful tradema...READ MORE
A Trademark is generally known as a Brand or Logo. Trademark registration can also be used for a business name, distinctive phrases and captions. Properly used and promoted trademark may become the most valuable asset of a business. Trademarks such as Canon, Coca Cola, HP, Adidas and Nike serve as an indication of origin of the goods and an indication of quality. It is very essential to obtain trademark registration for the business name under the Trademarks Act. Registr...READ MORE
The trademark experts in Chennai always suggest and advise the companies to register their trademarks before they are misused by the miscreants. Many cases of trademark infringement have been reported. Many companies try to imitate the graphics and the color of some established company and their use them as their trademarks. Hence the companies have to register their trademarks without wasting much time and have a safe trademark....READ MORE
Trademarks have to protected as early as possible. Trademark experts suggest this when they meet the companies applying for trademark registration. Many trademark companies are in Chennai which offer the best and very safe registration services to the companies in Chennai. The experts in trademark registration services are very talented and they offer the bet registration services to the clients. ...READ MORE
The trademarks have to be very safe and have to protected duly. They have to be registered with the best registration clients in Chennai. The trademark registration process is very simple yet it is very effective. The trademark experts in Chennai are really efficient in providing the best registration services to the people all around. Many companies in and around Chennai have benefited from the registration services offered by the experts in Chennai....READ MORE