Frequently asked question (FAQ)

International trademark registration

Is trademark registration compulsory?

Trademark registration is not mandatory


What does it mean when a trademark is registered?

When a trademark is registered, you will have credible evidence to prove that you are the owner of the trademark. You will have limited rights according to the country you register your trademark. The trademark is protected only in the geographical areas where you're providing your goods or services.


What is the international registration of a trademark?

A trademark can be protected in many jurisdictions by applying for international registration. Under Madrid protocol, this can be done


What is the trade description in trademark registration?

The name trade description describes the service or product that a company or individual is providing. Trade description aims to prevent manufacturers, retailers, or service providers from misleading customers as to what they are spending their money on.

 


How long does it take to obtain a Trademark registration?

The Trademark registration process takes 8 to 9 months without any objection or opposition. The trademark application number will be issued within one or two days after filing.


Is my Trademark application valid across the world?

Trademarks can be protected within the national borders of the country of registration. But Madrid protocol grants the right of the trademark in selected countries.


Which Trademarks (brand names) cannot be registered?

Brand names such as quality, quantity, values cannot be registered, which consists of the words that are commonly used to identify the product or its characteristics. Geographical origin or a person's name are a few examples.


Who needs Trademark registration?

Business owners usually don't need to register their trademark if their business is operating in a small geographical area. But with the rise of e-commerce, anyone selling their product over the internet to other states or regions, trademark protection becomes important.

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what is term of trademark registration in India?

About trademark registration?

What is the term of trademark registration in India?


Trademark

How are trademarks useful for business?

The use of a trademark is to differentiate the source of a product or service from other sellers. But the after-effect of forming a trademark is instant identification with quality, trustability, and goodwill. Sometimes a trademark is also identified with the status of the consumer. The brand value increases the more it is known by the public. For brands that are known worldwide, the government provides 'well-known status' which is a solid protection for the brand.


Can I sell my trademark?

 

In India, a trademark can be sold to any individual or entity through the assignment trademark process. Through selling, the ownership will be transferred to the individual or entity.


What to do if my trademark is registered for a domain name by someone else?

Trademark-based domain name disputes are resolved through an agreement, or arbitration before a registrar cancels or transfers a domain name or suspends it.

Sometimes trademark rights holders initiate filing a complaint with an approved dispute resolution service provider.


What is the difference between a Word mark and a logo mark?

The wordmark only protects the brand name. It does not protect the color or font style or artistic works. The wordmark is the strongest protection and is the hardest to get trademarked. We suggest you apply a coined word for a wordmark to get accepted easily. 

A logo mark or Device mark protects the color, font style, shape, and other artistic works in the logo along with the words. The protection applies on the whole as in the word and the logo used combined.


Do I need to trademark my domain name?

Yes. The domain name has equal importance as an intellectual asset. A domain name gives the brand protection and presence online.


Can any corrections be made to the application after filing the trademark?

It is not advisable to make drastic changes that may affect the identity of the trademark. Only a few changes can be made such as removing a word from the description or the change of address, etc which complies with trademark rules.


Is trademark registration mandatory to do business on e-commerce platforms such as amazon?

Trademark registration is not mandatory for businesses in general. However, due to constant trademark infringement in online e-commerce platforms such as amazon, they require a trademark number for you to list your brand on their website.


Muthirai Trademark Filing process.

1)Our trademark experts will check your name availability and give honest opinions.

2) We will send you a trademark application input form link if available.

3)As soon as you submit the input form POA document will be sent on the same given link.

4)You are required to download POA, take a print on 20 rupees stamp paper, and sign it.

5)Upload the POA scanned copy to the given link.

6)After the payment is made a pre-draft application will be sent to you to verify the given information before filing.

7)The application will be filed and you will receive the TM number within one hour from your approval of the pre-draft application.

8) Each stage of the trademark process will be monitored until registration.


What is the government process of trademark registration?

When a trademark application is submitted to the trademark registry a Trademark Number (TM number) will be assigned. You can use the trademark number to track the trademark status on the trademark registry.

Vienna Codification

Vienna codification is a system that checks trademark logos, designs, symbols categories, and subcategories of the trademark nature to avoid duplication.

Examination Report

Soon as the trademark is examined the result will be shown in the examination report.

Public Journal

Scenario 1 - If the brand is accepted it will be published in the public journal for four months anticipating third-party opposition.

If no third party opposition within a four months period the brand will be registered.

Objection

Scenario 2 - If the brand is objected to, the government will anticipate a valid reply for a certain period. If no response is given the brand will be deemed abandoned.

Hearing

Scenario 3 - the applicant replies to the objection. But the government is not convinced by the reply so a hearing might be posted. The applicant might be required to attend the hearing on the given date to put forth a convincing reply with evidence if needed.

The brand might get accepted or refused according to the examiner's decision.

Renewal

After registration 10 years once the trademark is to be renewed. Late renewal up to a period of time is accepted with a penalty.


How long will my trademark be valid? When should I renew it?

Trademark valid 10 years from the date of filing. Once in 10 years, we have to renew it.


When can I use the TM symbol on my brand after applying for a trademark?

Immediately after filing, you can use the TM symbol on the brand. Usually, We file it instantly, and within one hour you will get the ™ application number. Usually, it takes 1 business day to file.


What is the total cost of trademark filing?

The total cost of trademark filing is INR 7000/- government fee included.(Government fee INR 4500/- Professional fee INR 2500/-.


How can we sue for trademark infringement?

If you think someone is copying your brand, you can file a trademark infringement suit in a court or a tribunal. You can also hire a trademark attorney to assist you.


What are the documents required for trademark registration?

Partnership / LLP / Company

  • Copy of Logo (Optional)
  • Signed Form-48.
  • Udyog Aadhar Registration Certificate.
  • Incorporation Certificate or Partnership Deed.
  • Identity Proof of Signatory.
  • Address Proof of Signatory.

 


Is trademark registration compulsory?

Trademark registration is not mandatory


What does it mean when a trademark is registered?

When a trademark is registered, you will have credible evidence to prove that you are the owner of the trademark. You will have limited rights according to the country you register your trademark. The trademark is protected only in the geographical areas where you're providing your goods or services.


What is the international registration of a trademark?

A trademark can be protected in many jurisdictions by applying for international registration. Under Madrid protocol, this can be done


What is the trade description in trademark registration?

The name trade description describes the service or product that a company or individual is providing. Trade description aims to prevent manufacturers, retailers, or service providers from misleading customers as to what they are spending their money on.

 


What is legal status in trademark registration?

Legal Status of the Applicant i.e. whether the applicant is an Individual person, Company, etc. If the Applicant claims to be a start-up /registered with the Government of India as a start-up), the certificate has to be filed.


what is trademark registration fee?

 

The government online fees for trademark registration is Rs. 9000 and offline RS.10,000 per application per class for the company. The government online fees for trademark registration are Rs. 4500 and offline fees Rs.5000 per application per class for individuals.

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Other smiler questions

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what is trademark registration cost?


what is trademark registration process?

There are six stages in trademark registration

  • Filing of trademark application

  • examination of the trademark

  • Journal publication (4 months)

  • opposition (objections) if raised

  • registration of the trademark

  • renewal of the trademark after 10 years

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Other smiler question

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how to do a trademark registration?

what is the procedure for trademark registration in India?

what is the trademark registration process?

what is the procedure of trademark registration?

what is the trademark registration process?

what is the trademark registration in India?

what is the process of trademark registration in India?

how to apply online for trademark registration?

 


What is a trademark registration number?

 

A trademark number is a serial number to track the process of trademark registration. Trademark status can be checked using a trademark number.

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Other smiler question

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What is a trademark registration number?

What is a trademark registration number?

What is the trademark registration number in India?


What is the function of the Trademark?

 

A trademark serves the purpose of identifying the source or the origin of goods


What is the Validity of the Trademark registration?

The validity of the trademark is ten years. Renewal can be done indefinitely after every ten years.


How long does it take to obtain a Trademark registration?

The Trademark registration process takes 8 to 9 months without any objection or opposition. The trademark application number will be issued within one or two days after filing.


Is my Trademark application valid across the world?

Trademarks can be protected within the national borders of the country of registration. But Madrid protocol grants the right of the trademark in selected countries.


Which Trademarks (brand names) cannot be registered?

Brand names such as quality, quantity, values cannot be registered, which consists of the words that are commonly used to identify the product or its characteristics. Geographical origin or a person's name are a few examples.


Who needs Trademark registration?

Business owners usually don't need to register their trademark if their business is operating in a small geographical area. But with the rise of e-commerce, anyone selling their product over the internet to other states or regions, trademark protection becomes important.

-----------------

Other smiler question

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what is term of trademark registration in India?

About trademark registration?

What is the term of trademark registration in India?


What is trademark registration?

A  trademark is a sign capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one enterprise from those of other enterprises. Trademarks are protected by intellectual property rights.

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What is registration of a trademark?

 


General Questions

How are trademarks useful for business?

The use of a trademark is to differentiate the source of a product or service from other sellers. But the after-effect of forming a trademark is instant identification with quality, trustability, and goodwill. Sometimes a trademark is also identified with the status of the consumer. The brand value increases the more it is known by the public. For brands that are known worldwide, the government provides 'well-known status' which is a solid protection for the brand.


Can I sell my trademark?

 

In India, a trademark can be sold to any individual or entity through the assignment trademark process. Through selling, the ownership will be transferred to the individual or entity.


What to do if my trademark is registered for a domain name by someone else?

Trademark-based domain name disputes are resolved through an agreement, or arbitration before a registrar cancels or transfers a domain name or suspends it.

Sometimes trademark rights holders initiate filing a complaint with an approved dispute resolution service provider.


What is the difference between a Word mark and a logo mark?

The wordmark only protects the brand name. It does not protect the color or font style or artistic works. The wordmark is the strongest protection and is the hardest to get trademarked. We suggest you apply a coined word for a wordmark to get accepted easily. 

A logo mark or Device mark protects the color, font style, shape, and other artistic works in the logo along with the words. The protection applies on the whole as in the word and the logo used combined.


Do I need to trademark my domain name?

Yes. The domain name has equal importance as an intellectual asset. A domain name gives the brand protection and presence online.


Can any corrections be made to the application after filing the trademark?

It is not advisable to make drastic changes that may affect the identity of the trademark. Only a few changes can be made such as removing a word from the description or the change of address, etc which complies with trademark rules.


Is trademark registration mandatory to do business on e-commerce platforms such as amazon?

Trademark registration is not mandatory for businesses in general. However, due to constant trademark infringement in online e-commerce platforms such as amazon, they require a trademark number for you to list your brand on their website.


Muthirai Trademark Filing process.

1)Our trademark experts will check your name availability and give honest opinions.

2) We will send you a trademark application input form link if available.

3)As soon as you submit the input form POA document will be sent on the same given link.

4)You are required to download POA, take a print on 20 rupees stamp paper, and sign it.

5)Upload the POA scanned copy to the given link.

6)After the payment is made a pre-draft application will be sent to you to verify the given information before filing.

7)The application will be filed and you will receive the TM number within one hour from your approval of the pre-draft application.

8) Each stage of the trademark process will be monitored until registration.


What is the government process of trademark registration?

When a trademark application is submitted to the trademark registry a Trademark Number (TM number) will be assigned. You can use the trademark number to track the trademark status on the trademark registry.

Vienna Codification

Vienna codification is a system that checks trademark logos, designs, symbols categories, and subcategories of the trademark nature to avoid duplication.

Examination Report

Soon as the trademark is examined the result will be shown in the examination report.

Public Journal

Scenario 1 - If the brand is accepted it will be published in the public journal for four months anticipating third-party opposition.

If no third party opposition within a four months period the brand will be registered.

Objection

Scenario 2 - If the brand is objected to, the government will anticipate a valid reply for a certain period. If no response is given the brand will be deemed abandoned.

Hearing

Scenario 3 - the applicant replies to the objection. But the government is not convinced by the reply so a hearing might be posted. The applicant might be required to attend the hearing on the given date to put forth a convincing reply with evidence if needed.

The brand might get accepted or refused according to the examiner's decision.

Renewal

After registration 10 years once the trademark is to be renewed. Late renewal up to a period of time is accepted with a penalty.


How long will my trademark be valid? When should I renew it?

Trademark valid 10 years from the date of filing. Once in 10 years, we have to renew it.


How can we sue for trademark infringement?

If you think someone is copying your brand, you can file a trademark infringement suit in a court or a tribunal. You can also hire a trademark attorney to assist you.


What are the documents required for trademark registration?

Partnership / LLP / Company

  • Copy of Logo (Optional)
  • Signed Form-48.
  • Udyog Aadhar Registration Certificate.
  • Incorporation Certificate or Partnership Deed.
  • Identity Proof of Signatory.
  • Address Proof of Signatory.

 


What does it mean when a trademark is registered?

When a trademark is registered, you will have credible evidence to prove that you are the owner of the trademark. You will have limited rights according to the country you register your trademark. The trademark is protected only in the geographical areas where you're providing your goods or services.


What is the international registration of a trademark?

A trademark can be protected in many jurisdictions by applying for international registration. Under Madrid protocol, this can be done


What is the trade description in trademark registration?

The name trade description describes the service or product that a company or individual is providing. Trade description aims to prevent manufacturers, retailers, or service providers from misleading customers as to what they are spending their money on.

 


What is legal status in trademark registration?

Legal Status of the Applicant i.e. whether the applicant is an Individual person, Company, etc. If the Applicant claims to be a start-up /registered with the Government of India as a start-up), the certificate has to be filed.


what is trademark registration fee?

 

The government online fees for trademark registration is Rs. 9000 and offline RS.10,000 per application per class for the company. The government online fees for trademark registration are Rs. 4500 and offline fees Rs.5000 per application per class for individuals.

-----------------

Other smiler questions

-----------------

what is trademark registration cost?


what is trademark registration process?

There are six stages in trademark registration

  • Filing of trademark application

  • examination of the trademark

  • Journal publication (4 months)

  • opposition (objections) if raised

  • registration of the trademark

  • renewal of the trademark after 10 years

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

how to do a trademark registration?

what is the procedure for trademark registration in India?

what is the trademark registration process?

what is the procedure of trademark registration?

what is the trademark registration process?

what is the trademark registration in India?

what is the process of trademark registration in India?

how to apply online for trademark registration?

 


What is a trademark registration number?

 

A trademark number is a serial number to track the process of trademark registration. Trademark status can be checked using a trademark number.

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

What is a trademark registration number?

What is a trademark registration number?

What is the trademark registration number in India?


What is the function of the Trademark?

 

A trademark serves the purpose of identifying the source or the origin of goods


What is the Validity of the Trademark registration?

The validity of the trademark is ten years. Renewal can be done indefinitely after every ten years.


How long does it take to obtain a Trademark registration?

The Trademark registration process takes 8 to 9 months without any objection or opposition. The trademark application number will be issued within one or two days after filing.


Is my Trademark application valid across the world?

Trademarks can be protected within the national borders of the country of registration. But Madrid protocol grants the right of the trademark in selected countries.


Which Trademarks (brand names) cannot be registered?

Brand names such as quality, quantity, values cannot be registered, which consists of the words that are commonly used to identify the product or its characteristics. Geographical origin or a person's name are a few examples.


Who needs Trademark registration?

Business owners usually don't need to register their trademark if their business is operating in a small geographical area. But with the rise of e-commerce, anyone selling their product over the internet to other states or regions, trademark protection becomes important.

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

what is term of trademark registration in India?

About trademark registration?

What is the term of trademark registration in India?


Domain Name Registration

What to do if my trademark is registered for a domain name by someone else?

Trademark-based domain name disputes are resolved through an agreement, or arbitration before a registrar cancels or transfers a domain name or suspends it.

Sometimes trademark rights holders initiate filing a complaint with an approved dispute resolution service provider.


Do I need to trademark my domain name?

Yes. The domain name has equal importance as an intellectual asset. A domain name gives the brand protection and presence online.


Company Incorporation

What is legal status in trademark registration?

Legal Status of the Applicant i.e. whether the applicant is an Individual person, Company, etc. If the Applicant claims to be a start-up /registered with the Government of India as a start-up), the certificate has to be filed.


ISO Certification

Proprietor Registration

Udyam Registration

MSME Registration

Design Registration

Copyright Registration

How can we avoid copyright infringement on E-commerce?

You can avoid copyright infringement by producing original content and applying for copyright before making your content available on Etsy, Amazon, or any other e-commerce platform.


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How are trademarks useful for business?

The use of a trademark is to differentiate the source of a product or service from other sellers. But the after-effect of forming a trademark is instant identification with quality, trustability, and goodwill. Sometimes a trademark is also identified with the status of the consumer. The brand value increases the more it is known by the public. For brands that are known worldwide, the government provides 'well-known status' which is a solid protection for the brand.


Can I sell my trademark?

 

In India, a trademark can be sold to any individual or entity through the assignment trademark process. Through selling, the ownership will be transferred to the individual or entity.


What to do if my trademark is registered for a domain name by someone else?

Trademark-based domain name disputes are resolved through an agreement, or arbitration before a registrar cancels or transfers a domain name or suspends it.

Sometimes trademark rights holders initiate filing a complaint with an approved dispute resolution service provider.


What is the difference between a Word mark and a logo mark?

The wordmark only protects the brand name. It does not protect the color or font style or artistic works. The wordmark is the strongest protection and is the hardest to get trademarked. We suggest you apply a coined word for a wordmark to get accepted easily. 

A logo mark or Device mark protects the color, font style, shape, and other artistic works in the logo along with the words. The protection applies on the whole as in the word and the logo used combined.


Do I need to trademark my domain name?

Yes. The domain name has equal importance as an intellectual asset. A domain name gives the brand protection and presence online.


Can any corrections be made to the application after filing the trademark?

It is not advisable to make drastic changes that may affect the identity of the trademark. Only a few changes can be made such as removing a word from the description or the change of address, etc which complies with trademark rules.


Is trademark registration mandatory to do business on e-commerce platforms such as amazon?

Trademark registration is not mandatory for businesses in general. However, due to constant trademark infringement in online e-commerce platforms such as amazon, they require a trademark number for you to list your brand on their website.


Muthirai Trademark Filing process.

1)Our trademark experts will check your name availability and give honest opinions.

2) We will send you a trademark application input form link if available.

3)As soon as you submit the input form POA document will be sent on the same given link.

4)You are required to download POA, take a print on 20 rupees stamp paper, and sign it.

5)Upload the POA scanned copy to the given link.

6)After the payment is made a pre-draft application will be sent to you to verify the given information before filing.

7)The application will be filed and you will receive the TM number within one hour from your approval of the pre-draft application.

8) Each stage of the trademark process will be monitored until registration.


How long will my trademark be valid? When should I renew it?

Trademark valid 10 years from the date of filing. Once in 10 years, we have to renew it.


When can I use the TM symbol on my brand after applying for a trademark?

Immediately after filing, you can use the TM symbol on the brand. Usually, We file it instantly, and within one hour you will get the ™ application number. Usually, it takes 1 business day to file.


What is the total cost of trademark filing?

The total cost of trademark filing is INR 7000/- government fee included.(Government fee INR 4500/- Professional fee INR 2500/-.


How can we sue for trademark infringement?

If you think someone is copying your brand, you can file a trademark infringement suit in a court or a tribunal. You can also hire a trademark attorney to assist you.


How can we avoid copyright infringement on E-commerce?

You can avoid copyright infringement by producing original content and applying for copyright before making your content available on Etsy, Amazon, or any other e-commerce platform.


What are the documents required for trademark registration?

Partnership / LLP / Company

  • Copy of Logo (Optional)
  • Signed Form-48.
  • Udyog Aadhar Registration Certificate.
  • Incorporation Certificate or Partnership Deed.
  • Identity Proof of Signatory.
  • Address Proof of Signatory.

 


Is trademark registration compulsory?

Trademark registration is not mandatory


What is the international registration of a trademark?

A trademark can be protected in many jurisdictions by applying for international registration. Under Madrid protocol, this can be done


What is the trade description in trademark registration?

The name trade description describes the service or product that a company or individual is providing. Trade description aims to prevent manufacturers, retailers, or service providers from misleading customers as to what they are spending their money on.

 


What is legal status in trademark registration?

Legal Status of the Applicant i.e. whether the applicant is an Individual person, Company, etc. If the Applicant claims to be a start-up /registered with the Government of India as a start-up), the certificate has to be filed.


what is trademark registration fee?

 

The government online fees for trademark registration is Rs. 9000 and offline RS.10,000 per application per class for the company. The government online fees for trademark registration are Rs. 4500 and offline fees Rs.5000 per application per class for individuals.

-----------------

Other smiler questions

-----------------

what is trademark registration cost?


what is trademark registration process?

There are six stages in trademark registration

  • Filing of trademark application

  • examination of the trademark

  • Journal publication (4 months)

  • opposition (objections) if raised

  • registration of the trademark

  • renewal of the trademark after 10 years

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

how to do a trademark registration?

what is the procedure for trademark registration in India?

what is the trademark registration process?

what is the procedure of trademark registration?

what is the trademark registration process?

what is the trademark registration in India?

what is the process of trademark registration in India?

how to apply online for trademark registration?

 


What is a trademark registration number?

 

A trademark number is a serial number to track the process of trademark registration. Trademark status can be checked using a trademark number.

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

What is a trademark registration number?

What is a trademark registration number?

What is the trademark registration number in India?


What is the function of the Trademark?

 

A trademark serves the purpose of identifying the source or the origin of goods


What is the Validity of the Trademark registration?

The validity of the trademark is ten years. Renewal can be done indefinitely after every ten years.


How long does it take to obtain a Trademark registration?

The Trademark registration process takes 8 to 9 months without any objection or opposition. The trademark application number will be issued within one or two days after filing.


Is my Trademark application valid across the world?

Trademarks can be protected within the national borders of the country of registration. But Madrid protocol grants the right of the trademark in selected countries.


Which Trademarks (brand names) cannot be registered?

Brand names such as quality, quantity, values cannot be registered, which consists of the words that are commonly used to identify the product or its characteristics. Geographical origin or a person's name are a few examples.


Who needs Trademark registration?

Business owners usually don't need to register their trademark if their business is operating in a small geographical area. But with the rise of e-commerce, anyone selling their product over the internet to other states or regions, trademark protection becomes important.

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

what is term of trademark registration in India?

About trademark registration?

What is the term of trademark registration in India?


Is it mandatory to check the name availability of the brand before I invest in designing the logo for the brand?

It is not mandatory but it is advisable to check the brand name availability where if the brand is not available, the brand name has to be changed and the investment towards the brand logo prior to brand name the search would be a waste.


Will my trademark be applicable Internationally if I register in India?

No. If the brand is registered in India it is only applicable in India. For each country, the brand has to be applied separately


What is the difference between TM and ®?

TM is the symbol used to denote that the brand is applied for a trademark and is in process of registration. ® is the symbol used to denote that the brand is registered.


What is the government fee for a trademark registration?

The Government fee for each application to be applied is INR: 4500. Throughout the process, there are various stages that might or might not demand government fees based on the given situation of the brand under trademark registration.

e.g: To change the user date there needs an amendment to be filed with a government fee of INR 900.


How many classes are there is a trademark?

There are 45 classes.1 to 34 are categorized for manufacturers, 35 to 45 are categorized for service-based businesses.


Patent Registration

Trademark Process

How are trademarks useful for business?

The use of a trademark is to differentiate the source of a product or service from other sellers. But the after-effect of forming a trademark is instant identification with quality, trustability, and goodwill. Sometimes a trademark is also identified with the status of the consumer. The brand value increases the more it is known by the public. For brands that are known worldwide, the government provides 'well-known status' which is a solid protection for the brand.


Can I sell my trademark?

 

In India, a trademark can be sold to any individual or entity through the assignment trademark process. Through selling, the ownership will be transferred to the individual or entity.


What to do if my trademark is registered for a domain name by someone else?

Trademark-based domain name disputes are resolved through an agreement, or arbitration before a registrar cancels or transfers a domain name or suspends it.

Sometimes trademark rights holders initiate filing a complaint with an approved dispute resolution service provider.


What is the difference between a Word mark and a logo mark?

The wordmark only protects the brand name. It does not protect the color or font style or artistic works. The wordmark is the strongest protection and is the hardest to get trademarked. We suggest you apply a coined word for a wordmark to get accepted easily. 

A logo mark or Device mark protects the color, font style, shape, and other artistic works in the logo along with the words. The protection applies on the whole as in the word and the logo used combined.


Do I need to trademark my domain name?

Yes. The domain name has equal importance as an intellectual asset. A domain name gives the brand protection and presence online.


Can any corrections be made to the application after filing the trademark?

It is not advisable to make drastic changes that may affect the identity of the trademark. Only a few changes can be made such as removing a word from the description or the change of address, etc which complies with trademark rules.


Is trademark registration mandatory to do business on e-commerce platforms such as amazon?

Trademark registration is not mandatory for businesses in general. However, due to constant trademark infringement in online e-commerce platforms such as amazon, they require a trademark number for you to list your brand on their website.


Muthirai Trademark Filing process.

1)Our trademark experts will check your name availability and give honest opinions.

2) We will send you a trademark application input form link if available.

3)As soon as you submit the input form POA document will be sent on the same given link.

4)You are required to download POA, take a print on 20 rupees stamp paper, and sign it.

5)Upload the POA scanned copy to the given link.

6)After the payment is made a pre-draft application will be sent to you to verify the given information before filing.

7)The application will be filed and you will receive the TM number within one hour from your approval of the pre-draft application.

8) Each stage of the trademark process will be monitored until registration.


What is the government process of trademark registration?

When a trademark application is submitted to the trademark registry a Trademark Number (TM number) will be assigned. You can use the trademark number to track the trademark status on the trademark registry.

Vienna Codification

Vienna codification is a system that checks trademark logos, designs, symbols categories, and subcategories of the trademark nature to avoid duplication.

Examination Report

Soon as the trademark is examined the result will be shown in the examination report.

Public Journal

Scenario 1 - If the brand is accepted it will be published in the public journal for four months anticipating third-party opposition.

If no third party opposition within a four months period the brand will be registered.

Objection

Scenario 2 - If the brand is objected to, the government will anticipate a valid reply for a certain period. If no response is given the brand will be deemed abandoned.

Hearing

Scenario 3 - the applicant replies to the objection. But the government is not convinced by the reply so a hearing might be posted. The applicant might be required to attend the hearing on the given date to put forth a convincing reply with evidence if needed.

The brand might get accepted or refused according to the examiner's decision.

Renewal

After registration 10 years once the trademark is to be renewed. Late renewal up to a period of time is accepted with a penalty.


How long will my trademark be valid? When should I renew it?

Trademark valid 10 years from the date of filing. Once in 10 years, we have to renew it.


When can I use the TM symbol on my brand after applying for a trademark?

Immediately after filing, you can use the TM symbol on the brand. Usually, We file it instantly, and within one hour you will get the ™ application number. Usually, it takes 1 business day to file.


What is the total cost of trademark filing?

The total cost of trademark filing is INR 7000/- government fee included.(Government fee INR 4500/- Professional fee INR 2500/-.


What are the documents required for trademark registration?

Partnership / LLP / Company

  • Copy of Logo (Optional)
  • Signed Form-48.
  • Udyog Aadhar Registration Certificate.
  • Incorporation Certificate or Partnership Deed.
  • Identity Proof of Signatory.
  • Address Proof of Signatory.

 


Is trademark registration compulsory?

Trademark registration is not mandatory


What does it mean when a trademark is registered?

When a trademark is registered, you will have credible evidence to prove that you are the owner of the trademark. You will have limited rights according to the country you register your trademark. The trademark is protected only in the geographical areas where you're providing your goods or services.


What is the international registration of a trademark?

A trademark can be protected in many jurisdictions by applying for international registration. Under Madrid protocol, this can be done


What is the trade description in trademark registration?

The name trade description describes the service or product that a company or individual is providing. Trade description aims to prevent manufacturers, retailers, or service providers from misleading customers as to what they are spending their money on.

 


What is legal status in trademark registration?

Legal Status of the Applicant i.e. whether the applicant is an Individual person, Company, etc. If the Applicant claims to be a start-up /registered with the Government of India as a start-up), the certificate has to be filed.


what is trademark registration fee?

 

The government online fees for trademark registration is Rs. 9000 and offline RS.10,000 per application per class for the company. The government online fees for trademark registration are Rs. 4500 and offline fees Rs.5000 per application per class for individuals.

-----------------

Other smiler questions

-----------------

what is trademark registration cost?


what is trademark registration process?

There are six stages in trademark registration

  • Filing of trademark application

  • examination of the trademark

  • Journal publication (4 months)

  • opposition (objections) if raised

  • registration of the trademark

  • renewal of the trademark after 10 years

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

how to do a trademark registration?

what is the procedure for trademark registration in India?

what is the trademark registration process?

what is the procedure of trademark registration?

what is the trademark registration process?

what is the trademark registration in India?

what is the process of trademark registration in India?

how to apply online for trademark registration?

 


What is a trademark registration number?

 

A trademark number is a serial number to track the process of trademark registration. Trademark status can be checked using a trademark number.

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

What is a trademark registration number?

What is a trademark registration number?

What is the trademark registration number in India?


What is the function of the Trademark?

 

A trademark serves the purpose of identifying the source or the origin of goods


What is the Validity of the Trademark registration?

The validity of the trademark is ten years. Renewal can be done indefinitely after every ten years.


How long does it take to obtain a Trademark registration?

The Trademark registration process takes 8 to 9 months without any objection or opposition. The trademark application number will be issued within one or two days after filing.


Is my Trademark application valid across the world?

Trademarks can be protected within the national borders of the country of registration. But Madrid protocol grants the right of the trademark in selected countries.


Which Trademarks (brand names) cannot be registered?

Brand names such as quality, quantity, values cannot be registered, which consists of the words that are commonly used to identify the product or its characteristics. Geographical origin or a person's name are a few examples.


Trademark Litigation

How can we sue for trademark infringement?

If you think someone is copying your brand, you can file a trademark infringement suit in a court or a tribunal. You can also hire a trademark attorney to assist you.


What is a trademark registration number?

 

A trademark number is a serial number to track the process of trademark registration. Trademark status can be checked using a trademark number.

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

What is a trademark registration number?

What is a trademark registration number?

What is the trademark registration number in India?


What is the Validity of the Trademark registration?

The validity of the trademark is ten years. Renewal can be done indefinitely after every ten years.


Apply Trademark Online

How are trademarks useful for business?

The use of a trademark is to differentiate the source of a product or service from other sellers. But the after-effect of forming a trademark is instant identification with quality, trustability, and goodwill. Sometimes a trademark is also identified with the status of the consumer. The brand value increases the more it is known by the public. For brands that are known worldwide, the government provides 'well-known status' which is a solid protection for the brand.


Can I sell my trademark?

 

In India, a trademark can be sold to any individual or entity through the assignment trademark process. Through selling, the ownership will be transferred to the individual or entity.


What to do if my trademark is registered for a domain name by someone else?

Trademark-based domain name disputes are resolved through an agreement, or arbitration before a registrar cancels or transfers a domain name or suspends it.

Sometimes trademark rights holders initiate filing a complaint with an approved dispute resolution service provider.


What is the difference between a Word mark and a logo mark?

The wordmark only protects the brand name. It does not protect the color or font style or artistic works. The wordmark is the strongest protection and is the hardest to get trademarked. We suggest you apply a coined word for a wordmark to get accepted easily. 

A logo mark or Device mark protects the color, font style, shape, and other artistic works in the logo along with the words. The protection applies on the whole as in the word and the logo used combined.


Do I need to trademark my domain name?

Yes. The domain name has equal importance as an intellectual asset. A domain name gives the brand protection and presence online.


Can any corrections be made to the application after filing the trademark?

It is not advisable to make drastic changes that may affect the identity of the trademark. Only a few changes can be made such as removing a word from the description or the change of address, etc which complies with trademark rules.


Is trademark registration mandatory to do business on e-commerce platforms such as amazon?

Trademark registration is not mandatory for businesses in general. However, due to constant trademark infringement in online e-commerce platforms such as amazon, they require a trademark number for you to list your brand on their website.


Muthirai Trademark Filing process.

1)Our trademark experts will check your name availability and give honest opinions.

2) We will send you a trademark application input form link if available.

3)As soon as you submit the input form POA document will be sent on the same given link.

4)You are required to download POA, take a print on 20 rupees stamp paper, and sign it.

5)Upload the POA scanned copy to the given link.

6)After the payment is made a pre-draft application will be sent to you to verify the given information before filing.

7)The application will be filed and you will receive the TM number within one hour from your approval of the pre-draft application.

8) Each stage of the trademark process will be monitored until registration.


What is the government process of trademark registration?

When a trademark application is submitted to the trademark registry a Trademark Number (TM number) will be assigned. You can use the trademark number to track the trademark status on the trademark registry.

Vienna Codification

Vienna codification is a system that checks trademark logos, designs, symbols categories, and subcategories of the trademark nature to avoid duplication.

Examination Report

Soon as the trademark is examined the result will be shown in the examination report.

Public Journal

Scenario 1 - If the brand is accepted it will be published in the public journal for four months anticipating third-party opposition.

If no third party opposition within a four months period the brand will be registered.

Objection

Scenario 2 - If the brand is objected to, the government will anticipate a valid reply for a certain period. If no response is given the brand will be deemed abandoned.

Hearing

Scenario 3 - the applicant replies to the objection. But the government is not convinced by the reply so a hearing might be posted. The applicant might be required to attend the hearing on the given date to put forth a convincing reply with evidence if needed.

The brand might get accepted or refused according to the examiner's decision.

Renewal

After registration 10 years once the trademark is to be renewed. Late renewal up to a period of time is accepted with a penalty.


How long will my trademark be valid? When should I renew it?

Trademark valid 10 years from the date of filing. Once in 10 years, we have to renew it.


When can I use the TM symbol on my brand after applying for a trademark?

Immediately after filing, you can use the TM symbol on the brand. Usually, We file it instantly, and within one hour you will get the ™ application number. Usually, it takes 1 business day to file.


What are the documents required for trademark registration?

Partnership / LLP / Company

  • Copy of Logo (Optional)
  • Signed Form-48.
  • Udyog Aadhar Registration Certificate.
  • Incorporation Certificate or Partnership Deed.
  • Identity Proof of Signatory.
  • Address Proof of Signatory.

 


Is trademark registration compulsory?

Trademark registration is not mandatory


What does it mean when a trademark is registered?

When a trademark is registered, you will have credible evidence to prove that you are the owner of the trademark. You will have limited rights according to the country you register your trademark. The trademark is protected only in the geographical areas where you're providing your goods or services.


What is the international registration of a trademark?

A trademark can be protected in many jurisdictions by applying for international registration. Under Madrid protocol, this can be done


What is the trade description in trademark registration?

The name trade description describes the service or product that a company or individual is providing. Trade description aims to prevent manufacturers, retailers, or service providers from misleading customers as to what they are spending their money on.

 


What is legal status in trademark registration?

Legal Status of the Applicant i.e. whether the applicant is an Individual person, Company, etc. If the Applicant claims to be a start-up /registered with the Government of India as a start-up), the certificate has to be filed.


what is trademark registration fee?

 

The government online fees for trademark registration is Rs. 9000 and offline RS.10,000 per application per class for the company. The government online fees for trademark registration are Rs. 4500 and offline fees Rs.5000 per application per class for individuals.

-----------------

Other smiler questions

-----------------

what is trademark registration cost?


what is trademark registration process?

There are six stages in trademark registration

  • Filing of trademark application

  • examination of the trademark

  • Journal publication (4 months)

  • opposition (objections) if raised

  • registration of the trademark

  • renewal of the trademark after 10 years

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

how to do a trademark registration?

what is the procedure for trademark registration in India?

what is the trademark registration process?

what is the procedure of trademark registration?

what is the trademark registration process?

what is the trademark registration in India?

what is the process of trademark registration in India?

how to apply online for trademark registration?

 


What is a trademark registration number?

 

A trademark number is a serial number to track the process of trademark registration. Trademark status can be checked using a trademark number.

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

What is a trademark registration number?

What is a trademark registration number?

What is the trademark registration number in India?


What is the function of the Trademark?

 

A trademark serves the purpose of identifying the source or the origin of goods


What is the Validity of the Trademark registration?

The validity of the trademark is ten years. Renewal can be done indefinitely after every ten years.


How long does it take to obtain a Trademark registration?

The Trademark registration process takes 8 to 9 months without any objection or opposition. The trademark application number will be issued within one or two days after filing.


Is my Trademark application valid across the world?

Trademarks can be protected within the national borders of the country of registration. But Madrid protocol grants the right of the trademark in selected countries.


Which Trademarks (brand names) cannot be registered?

Brand names such as quality, quantity, values cannot be registered, which consists of the words that are commonly used to identify the product or its characteristics. Geographical origin or a person's name are a few examples.


Who needs Trademark registration?

Business owners usually don't need to register their trademark if their business is operating in a small geographical area. But with the rise of e-commerce, anyone selling their product over the internet to other states or regions, trademark protection becomes important.

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

what is term of trademark registration in India?

About trademark registration?

What is the term of trademark registration in India?


What is trademark registration?

A  trademark is a sign capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one enterprise from those of other enterprises. Trademarks are protected by intellectual property rights.

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Other smiler question

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What is registration of a trademark?

 


Legal Certificate

Can I sell my trademark?

 

In India, a trademark can be sold to any individual or entity through the assignment trademark process. Through selling, the ownership will be transferred to the individual or entity.


How can we sue for trademark infringement?

If you think someone is copying your brand, you can file a trademark infringement suit in a court or a tribunal. You can also hire a trademark attorney to assist you.


What does it mean when a trademark is registered?

When a trademark is registered, you will have credible evidence to prove that you are the owner of the trademark. You will have limited rights according to the country you register your trademark. The trademark is protected only in the geographical areas where you're providing your goods or services.


What is the function of the Trademark?

 

A trademark serves the purpose of identifying the source or the origin of goods


What is the Validity of the Trademark registration?

The validity of the trademark is ten years. Renewal can be done indefinitely after every ten years.


How long does it take to obtain a Trademark registration?

The Trademark registration process takes 8 to 9 months without any objection or opposition. The trademark application number will be issued within one or two days after filing.


Trademark Search

How are trademarks useful for business?

The use of a trademark is to differentiate the source of a product or service from other sellers. But the after-effect of forming a trademark is instant identification with quality, trustability, and goodwill. Sometimes a trademark is also identified with the status of the consumer. The brand value increases the more it is known by the public. For brands that are known worldwide, the government provides 'well-known status' which is a solid protection for the brand.


Can I sell my trademark?

 

In India, a trademark can be sold to any individual or entity through the assignment trademark process. Through selling, the ownership will be transferred to the individual or entity.


What to do if my trademark is registered for a domain name by someone else?

Trademark-based domain name disputes are resolved through an agreement, or arbitration before a registrar cancels or transfers a domain name or suspends it.

Sometimes trademark rights holders initiate filing a complaint with an approved dispute resolution service provider.


What is the difference between a Word mark and a logo mark?

The wordmark only protects the brand name. It does not protect the color or font style or artistic works. The wordmark is the strongest protection and is the hardest to get trademarked. We suggest you apply a coined word for a wordmark to get accepted easily. 

A logo mark or Device mark protects the color, font style, shape, and other artistic works in the logo along with the words. The protection applies on the whole as in the word and the logo used combined.


Can any corrections be made to the application after filing the trademark?

It is not advisable to make drastic changes that may affect the identity of the trademark. Only a few changes can be made such as removing a word from the description or the change of address, etc which complies with trademark rules.


Is trademark registration mandatory to do business on e-commerce platforms such as amazon?

Trademark registration is not mandatory for businesses in general. However, due to constant trademark infringement in online e-commerce platforms such as amazon, they require a trademark number for you to list your brand on their website.


Muthirai Trademark Filing process.

1)Our trademark experts will check your name availability and give honest opinions.

2) We will send you a trademark application input form link if available.

3)As soon as you submit the input form POA document will be sent on the same given link.

4)You are required to download POA, take a print on 20 rupees stamp paper, and sign it.

5)Upload the POA scanned copy to the given link.

6)After the payment is made a pre-draft application will be sent to you to verify the given information before filing.

7)The application will be filed and you will receive the TM number within one hour from your approval of the pre-draft application.

8) Each stage of the trademark process will be monitored until registration.


What is the government process of trademark registration?

When a trademark application is submitted to the trademark registry a Trademark Number (TM number) will be assigned. You can use the trademark number to track the trademark status on the trademark registry.

Vienna Codification

Vienna codification is a system that checks trademark logos, designs, symbols categories, and subcategories of the trademark nature to avoid duplication.

Examination Report

Soon as the trademark is examined the result will be shown in the examination report.

Public Journal

Scenario 1 - If the brand is accepted it will be published in the public journal for four months anticipating third-party opposition.

If no third party opposition within a four months period the brand will be registered.

Objection

Scenario 2 - If the brand is objected to, the government will anticipate a valid reply for a certain period. If no response is given the brand will be deemed abandoned.

Hearing

Scenario 3 - the applicant replies to the objection. But the government is not convinced by the reply so a hearing might be posted. The applicant might be required to attend the hearing on the given date to put forth a convincing reply with evidence if needed.

The brand might get accepted or refused according to the examiner's decision.

Renewal

After registration 10 years once the trademark is to be renewed. Late renewal up to a period of time is accepted with a penalty.


How long will my trademark be valid? When should I renew it?

Trademark valid 10 years from the date of filing. Once in 10 years, we have to renew it.


What is the total cost of trademark filing?

The total cost of trademark filing is INR 7000/- government fee included.(Government fee INR 4500/- Professional fee INR 2500/-.


What are the documents required for trademark registration?

Partnership / LLP / Company

  • Copy of Logo (Optional)
  • Signed Form-48.
  • Udyog Aadhar Registration Certificate.
  • Incorporation Certificate or Partnership Deed.
  • Identity Proof of Signatory.
  • Address Proof of Signatory.

 


Is trademark registration compulsory?

Trademark registration is not mandatory


What does it mean when a trademark is registered?

When a trademark is registered, you will have credible evidence to prove that you are the owner of the trademark. You will have limited rights according to the country you register your trademark. The trademark is protected only in the geographical areas where you're providing your goods or services.


What is the international registration of a trademark?

A trademark can be protected in many jurisdictions by applying for international registration. Under Madrid protocol, this can be done


What is the trade description in trademark registration?

The name trade description describes the service or product that a company or individual is providing. Trade description aims to prevent manufacturers, retailers, or service providers from misleading customers as to what they are spending their money on.

 


What is legal status in trademark registration?

Legal Status of the Applicant i.e. whether the applicant is an Individual person, Company, etc. If the Applicant claims to be a start-up /registered with the Government of India as a start-up), the certificate has to be filed.


what is trademark registration fee?

 

The government online fees for trademark registration is Rs. 9000 and offline RS.10,000 per application per class for the company. The government online fees for trademark registration are Rs. 4500 and offline fees Rs.5000 per application per class for individuals.

-----------------

Other smiler questions

-----------------

what is trademark registration cost?


what is trademark registration process?

There are six stages in trademark registration

  • Filing of trademark application

  • examination of the trademark

  • Journal publication (4 months)

  • opposition (objections) if raised

  • registration of the trademark

  • renewal of the trademark after 10 years

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

how to do a trademark registration?

what is the procedure for trademark registration in India?

what is the trademark registration process?

what is the procedure of trademark registration?

what is the trademark registration process?

what is the trademark registration in India?

what is the process of trademark registration in India?

how to apply online for trademark registration?

 


What is a trademark registration number?

 

A trademark number is a serial number to track the process of trademark registration. Trademark status can be checked using a trademark number.

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

What is a trademark registration number?

What is a trademark registration number?

What is the trademark registration number in India?


What is the function of the Trademark?

 

A trademark serves the purpose of identifying the source or the origin of goods


What is the Validity of the Trademark registration?

The validity of the trademark is ten years. Renewal can be done indefinitely after every ten years.


How long does it take to obtain a Trademark registration?

The Trademark registration process takes 8 to 9 months without any objection or opposition. The trademark application number will be issued within one or two days after filing.


Is my Trademark application valid across the world?

Trademarks can be protected within the national borders of the country of registration. But Madrid protocol grants the right of the trademark in selected countries.


Which Trademarks (brand names) cannot be registered?

Brand names such as quality, quantity, values cannot be registered, which consists of the words that are commonly used to identify the product or its characteristics. Geographical origin or a person's name are a few examples.


Who needs Trademark registration?

Business owners usually don't need to register their trademark if their business is operating in a small geographical area. But with the rise of e-commerce, anyone selling their product over the internet to other states or regions, trademark protection becomes important.

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

what is term of trademark registration in India?

About trademark registration?

What is the term of trademark registration in India?


Trademark Hearing

What is the trade description in trademark registration?

The name trade description describes the service or product that a company or individual is providing. Trade description aims to prevent manufacturers, retailers, or service providers from misleading customers as to what they are spending their money on.

 


Trademark Objection

When can I use the TM symbol on my brand after applying for a trademark?

Immediately after filing, you can use the TM symbol on the brand. Usually, We file it instantly, and within one hour you will get the ™ application number. Usually, it takes 1 business day to file.


What is the trade description in trademark registration?

The name trade description describes the service or product that a company or individual is providing. Trade description aims to prevent manufacturers, retailers, or service providers from misleading customers as to what they are spending their money on.

 


Trademark Opposition

How can we sue for trademark infringement?

If you think someone is copying your brand, you can file a trademark infringement suit in a court or a tribunal. You can also hire a trademark attorney to assist you.


Trademark Renewal

How long will my trademark be valid? When should I renew it?

Trademark valid 10 years from the date of filing. Once in 10 years, we have to renew it.


What does it mean when a trademark is registered?

When a trademark is registered, you will have credible evidence to prove that you are the owner of the trademark. You will have limited rights according to the country you register your trademark. The trademark is protected only in the geographical areas where you're providing your goods or services.


what is trademark registration process?

There are six stages in trademark registration

  • Filing of trademark application

  • examination of the trademark

  • Journal publication (4 months)

  • opposition (objections) if raised

  • registration of the trademark

  • renewal of the trademark after 10 years

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

how to do a trademark registration?

what is the procedure for trademark registration in India?

what is the trademark registration process?

what is the procedure of trademark registration?

what is the trademark registration process?

what is the trademark registration in India?

what is the process of trademark registration in India?

how to apply online for trademark registration?

 


What is a trademark registration number?

 

A trademark number is a serial number to track the process of trademark registration. Trademark status can be checked using a trademark number.

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

What is a trademark registration number?

What is a trademark registration number?

What is the trademark registration number in India?


What is the Validity of the Trademark registration?

The validity of the trademark is ten years. Renewal can be done indefinitely after every ten years.


How long does it take to obtain a Trademark registration?

The Trademark registration process takes 8 to 9 months without any objection or opposition. The trademark application number will be issued within one or two days after filing.


Can a trademark be renewed indefinitely?

Yes, trademarks can be renewed indefinitely


Trademark Registration

How are trademarks useful for business?

The use of a trademark is to differentiate the source of a product or service from other sellers. But the after-effect of forming a trademark is instant identification with quality, trustability, and goodwill. Sometimes a trademark is also identified with the status of the consumer. The brand value increases the more it is known by the public. For brands that are known worldwide, the government provides 'well-known status' which is a solid protection for the brand.


Can I sell my trademark?

 

In India, a trademark can be sold to any individual or entity through the assignment trademark process. Through selling, the ownership will be transferred to the individual or entity.


What to do if my trademark is registered for a domain name by someone else?

Trademark-based domain name disputes are resolved through an agreement, or arbitration before a registrar cancels or transfers a domain name or suspends it.

Sometimes trademark rights holders initiate filing a complaint with an approved dispute resolution service provider.


What is the difference between a Word mark and a logo mark?

The wordmark only protects the brand name. It does not protect the color or font style or artistic works. The wordmark is the strongest protection and is the hardest to get trademarked. We suggest you apply a coined word for a wordmark to get accepted easily. 

A logo mark or Device mark protects the color, font style, shape, and other artistic works in the logo along with the words. The protection applies on the whole as in the word and the logo used combined.


Do I need to trademark my domain name?

Yes. The domain name has equal importance as an intellectual asset. A domain name gives the brand protection and presence online.


Can any corrections be made to the application after filing the trademark?

It is not advisable to make drastic changes that may affect the identity of the trademark. Only a few changes can be made such as removing a word from the description or the change of address, etc which complies with trademark rules.


Is trademark registration mandatory to do business on e-commerce platforms such as amazon?

Trademark registration is not mandatory for businesses in general. However, due to constant trademark infringement in online e-commerce platforms such as amazon, they require a trademark number for you to list your brand on their website.


Muthirai Trademark Filing process.

1)Our trademark experts will check your name availability and give honest opinions.

2) We will send you a trademark application input form link if available.

3)As soon as you submit the input form POA document will be sent on the same given link.

4)You are required to download POA, take a print on 20 rupees stamp paper, and sign it.

5)Upload the POA scanned copy to the given link.

6)After the payment is made a pre-draft application will be sent to you to verify the given information before filing.

7)The application will be filed and you will receive the TM number within one hour from your approval of the pre-draft application.

8) Each stage of the trademark process will be monitored until registration.


What is the government process of trademark registration?

When a trademark application is submitted to the trademark registry a Trademark Number (TM number) will be assigned. You can use the trademark number to track the trademark status on the trademark registry.

Vienna Codification

Vienna codification is a system that checks trademark logos, designs, symbols categories, and subcategories of the trademark nature to avoid duplication.

Examination Report

Soon as the trademark is examined the result will be shown in the examination report.

Public Journal

Scenario 1 - If the brand is accepted it will be published in the public journal for four months anticipating third-party opposition.

If no third party opposition within a four months period the brand will be registered.

Objection

Scenario 2 - If the brand is objected to, the government will anticipate a valid reply for a certain period. If no response is given the brand will be deemed abandoned.

Hearing

Scenario 3 - the applicant replies to the objection. But the government is not convinced by the reply so a hearing might be posted. The applicant might be required to attend the hearing on the given date to put forth a convincing reply with evidence if needed.

The brand might get accepted or refused according to the examiner's decision.

Renewal

After registration 10 years once the trademark is to be renewed. Late renewal up to a period of time is accepted with a penalty.


How long will my trademark be valid? When should I renew it?

Trademark valid 10 years from the date of filing. Once in 10 years, we have to renew it.


When can I use the TM symbol on my brand after applying for a trademark?

Immediately after filing, you can use the TM symbol on the brand. Usually, We file it instantly, and within one hour you will get the ™ application number. Usually, it takes 1 business day to file.


What is the total cost of trademark filing?

The total cost of trademark filing is INR 7000/- government fee included.(Government fee INR 4500/- Professional fee INR 2500/-.


What are the documents required for trademark registration?

Partnership / LLP / Company

  • Copy of Logo (Optional)
  • Signed Form-48.
  • Udyog Aadhar Registration Certificate.
  • Incorporation Certificate or Partnership Deed.
  • Identity Proof of Signatory.
  • Address Proof of Signatory.

 


Is trademark registration compulsory?

Trademark registration is not mandatory


What does it mean when a trademark is registered?

When a trademark is registered, you will have credible evidence to prove that you are the owner of the trademark. You will have limited rights according to the country you register your trademark. The trademark is protected only in the geographical areas where you're providing your goods or services.


What is the international registration of a trademark?

A trademark can be protected in many jurisdictions by applying for international registration. Under Madrid protocol, this can be done


What is the trade description in trademark registration?

The name trade description describes the service or product that a company or individual is providing. Trade description aims to prevent manufacturers, retailers, or service providers from misleading customers as to what they are spending their money on.

 


What is legal status in trademark registration?

Legal Status of the Applicant i.e. whether the applicant is an Individual person, Company, etc. If the Applicant claims to be a start-up /registered with the Government of India as a start-up), the certificate has to be filed.


what is trademark registration fee?

 

The government online fees for trademark registration is Rs. 9000 and offline RS.10,000 per application per class for the company. The government online fees for trademark registration are Rs. 4500 and offline fees Rs.5000 per application per class for individuals.

-----------------

Other smiler questions

-----------------

what is trademark registration cost?


what is trademark registration process?

There are six stages in trademark registration

  • Filing of trademark application

  • examination of the trademark

  • Journal publication (4 months)

  • opposition (objections) if raised

  • registration of the trademark

  • renewal of the trademark after 10 years

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

how to do a trademark registration?

what is the procedure for trademark registration in India?

what is the trademark registration process?

what is the procedure of trademark registration?

what is the trademark registration process?

what is the trademark registration in India?

what is the process of trademark registration in India?

how to apply online for trademark registration?

 


What is a trademark registration number?

 

A trademark number is a serial number to track the process of trademark registration. Trademark status can be checked using a trademark number.

-----------------

Other smiler question

-----------------

What is a trademark registration number?

What is a trademark registration number?

What is the trademark registration number in India?


What is the function of the Trademark?

 

A trademark serves the purpose of identifying the source or the origin of goods


What is the Validity of the Trademark registration?

The validity of the trademark is ten years. Renewal can be done indefinitely after every ten years.


How long does it take to obtain a Trademark registration?

The Trademark registration process takes 8 to 9 months without any objection or opposition. The trademark application number will be issued within one or two days after filing.


Is my Trademark application valid across the world?

Trademarks can be protected within the national borders of the country of registration. But Madrid protocol grants the right of the trademark in selected countries.


Which Trademarks (brand names) cannot be registered?

Brand names such as quality, quantity, values cannot be registered, which consists of the words that are commonly used to identify the product or its characteristics. Geographical origin or a person's name are a few examples.


Who needs Trademark registration?

Business owners usually don't need to register their trademark if their business is operating in a small geographical area. But with the rise of e-commerce, anyone selling their product over the internet to other states or regions, trademark protection becomes important.

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what is term of trademark registration in India?

About trademark registration?

What is the term of trademark registration in India?


What is trademark registration?

A  trademark is a sign capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one enterprise from those of other enterprises. Trademarks are protected by intellectual property rights.

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