A trademark is a visual symbol that can be a word, name, numbers, label, color combination, etc, which is used by businesses to distinguish it’s services or products from other same goods or services which are manufactured in different businesses. Trademarks in India are listed by the Controller General of Patents Designs and Trademarks, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. Trademarks are registered under the Trademark Act, 1999 and give the trademark owner the power to sue for losses when infringements of trademarks happen. Registered trademarks are intellectual property for the business, they are used to safeguard the company’s investment in the brand or symbol. It is mandatory for a company to register it’s chosen Trademark as it will act as a unique symbol for the products and services you provide.
Once the trademark registration process is done, the R symbol can be applied and the registration will become valid for 10 years. Registered trademarks nearing expiry can be regularly renewed, by filing a trademark renewal application for a time of another 10 years.
Trademark Registration is done through Flourish Digital in Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Chennai & all other Indian cities. Offering a quality of trademark services like trademark filing, trademark search, trademark renewal, and patent registration, etc.
In context to the trademark rules and regulations in India, things like sound, logo, words, phrases, colors, images, symbols, initials, or a mixture of all these can be registered as a trademark.
A trademark application can be made by:
Note: In the case of NGOs and LLP companies the trademark has to be applied for registration in the name of the concerned business or a company.
Any person, pretending to be the proprietor of a trademark used or intended to be applied by him, may apply in writing in a prescribed manner for registration. The application must include the trademark, the goods or services, name and address of the candidate with power of attorney, the time of use of the mark. The application must be in English or Hindi. It must be registered at the appropriate office.
The applications can be submitted individually at the Front Office Counter of the particular office or can be sent by post.
Before preparation of the documents it’s important to get an authorization letter that is appropriately signed by you, which enables us to file for trademark registration on behalf of you. After getting the authorization letter, we begin preparing the documents which are required to apply online. Soon, you receive the approval of the application, and you will gain the right to use the ™ symbol. While filing for the trademark registration, the documents you are required to provide are as follows: