A trademark includes a name, word, or sign that differentiates goods from the goods of other enterprises. Marketing of goods or services by the procedure becomes much easier with a trademark because recognition of a product with the trademark is assured and easier. The owner can prevent the use of his mark or sign by another competitor.

Trademark Search

The registry of trademarks of the government of India creates a database of registered trademarks which consists of entries of all the registered trademarks, fresh applications along with opposed, objected and abandoned trademarks. So before deciding trademark for your needs, it is wise to search it on a prior basis.

Trademark Application

Application for Trademark registration can be done quickly and online. One can start using a “TM” symbol as soon as the application is made. However, the TM registration process takes up to 15- 18 months. It includes various processes for validating the original ownership of the mark. Trademark registration in India is going through many innovative changes.

Trademark Flowchart

Below flowchart follows the office action in processing applications for registration.
  • View Trademark
  • Trademark Filing and Fees

  • Form 1 - Trademark
  • Trademark Act India

    Indian law protects the trademark rights by the Trademark Act, 1999 which deals with registration, protection, and prevention of fraudulent use of trademarks. Any person (applicant)- whether an Indian National or a Foreign National can very conveniently register a trademark in India. Since there is no necessity to form a legal entity or a business entity to get a trademark registered.

    Trademark Classes

    NICE has classified the trademarks into 45 different classes which are also known as the International Certification of Goods and Services. Different trademark classes for a distinct set of goods and services. Before registering the trademark, choose the right trademark class for your good and service to avoid any refusal in registration.