We provide you the complete protection of your business. More and more companies are becoming aware of their right to protect the trademark. Trademark experts in Muthirai see to that the whole business is protected and hence providing you the safest business.
Our primary purpose is to provide a comprehensive legal solution to business clients and to protect them by offering services trademark registration and copyrights of their professional and corporate practice. At Muthirai.com, a team of highly qualified legal members and Patent Registration Agents look after the necessary drafting, filing, registration and patent process with regards to intellectual property rights. They are specialized in Registration, legal protection and management of trademarks, brands, logos and trade names. Be happy that you have safe trademark.
Trademark is a sign, symbol, alphabet, word, logo or design used by a company, organisation or an individual as a mark of identity in the market. Trademark is also known as service mark. It is unique and the company which has registered it has the sole authority to use it for business and other promotional purposes. The registration application forms can be filled up by the eligible candidates such as an individual, partnership, corporate bodies, trusts, etc., who own the trademark. It is also advisable that you register your trademark or brand name as soon as they are coined. Stitch in time saves nine. Muthirai is happy to assist you in the process of both coining innovative brand names and the registering of the Trademarks. You can save your time with us because you get both in one place.
Trademark registration protects your company or organisation from being misused by any third party. Evidently it also helps protect your business. Trademark is the sole identity in the market a company has and it has to be protected and safeguarded. There are strict rules governing the trademark registrations in Chennai, India. Adhering to the Trademark rules in force we at Muthirai take up the registration services. We are very transparent in the services we offer. There are no hidden charges. Our rates are nominal and will suit all types of clients.
Count on us for the complete business protection. We have a team of highly qualified professionals like advocates, registration experts and registration agents. All the legal support is provided to the clients regarding the trademark registration and protection. We also look after the necessary drafting, filing and registration processes, which are very integral in the registration process. Specialized registration personnel will be very happy to assist you in the legal protection of the trademarks, brands, logos, trade names.
Once your trademark is registered with Muthirai in Chennai you can be free of worries of your trademark and business. Along with the domestic trademark registration we extend our service to the international clients, who want to register their trademark in Chennai. In short we provide complete legal protection to your company, organization, service ,etc and make you play a safe game in the tough market.
Frequently Asked Questions
The total cost of trademark filing is INR 7500/- government fee included.(Government fee INR 4500/- Professional fee INR 2500/-.
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 is a system that checks trademark logos, designs, symbols categories, and subcategories of the trademark nature to avoid duplication.
Soon as the trademark is examined the result will be shown in the examination report.
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.
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.
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.
After registration 10 years once the trademark is to be renewed. Late renewal up to a period of time is accepted with a penalty.
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.
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.
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.
Yes. The domain name has equal importance as an intellectual asset. A domain name gives the brand protection and presence online.
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.
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?
A trademark can be protected in many jurisdictions by applying for international registration. Under Madrid protocol, this can be done
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A trademark serves the purpose of identifying the source or the origin of goods
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.
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.
Trademark registration is not mandatory
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.