Every Person wants to Grow their Business to earn high Profits, Therefore He Choose A Particular Name of Product so that he can sell their Products easily with a Specific name. Slowly & Gradually that specific name fix its identity in Market like COCA COLA, PEPSI, PEPSODENT, RIN, TIDE, VAKIL KARO etc. and goes into hights.
Trademark is a Logo, Design, Slogan, Word of any Trade or Business from which such Trade or Business earns Revenue or Profits.
Now, the Main Problem is a businessman who did such hard work to popular his business or Product name, gets some tensions that if his name got copied by someone else then what will he do. His Business Revenue will go down and a tree(business) which is Roped by him earlier, will cut down.
Therefore, the Legal Remedy is to Protect such Valuable business or Product name to get Register your brand under Trademarks Act,1999
- Legal Protection
Trademark registration legally protects the brand and its related business revenue, and no one else can copy it, if it is so, we can take a legal action.
- Unique Identity
Trademark registration helps to differentiates the brand from other persons, so that our business revenue goes up always.
- Avoid Copiers
When we registered our brand under Trademarks Act, that means the copiers are less in the market, because they know the brand is registered.
- Intellectual Property Rights
When we register our brand under Trademarks Act, it shows we have rights on own intellectual property.
- Goodwill Protection
Trademark registration protects our brand goodwill as the customers trust on our brand name for a long term basis.
- TM-48 ( Power of Attorney)
- Identity Proof with Address of the Owner (Adhaar Card, Voter Id, Driving License)
- Logo (if available)
- Certificate of Incorporation ( if the owner is Company)
Trademark Registration provides the "Legal Protection" to our name/logo/slogan and our business goodwill. Therefore no one can copy it. Hence, to safe the business revenue it is necessary to register.
Yes! You can provide the Word and Logo together. We will apply by treating a single Trademark Application.
When we submit Trademark Application, a Trademark Application number is generated, after receiving of Trademark application we can use “TM” on our Mark, which means Trademark is “Applied for” and person who applied for has the exclusive rights to use it and when it gets registration, we can use “R” which means Mark is “Registered”.
It depends upon the status of Trademark, if there is no any objection exist by the Trademark department, it may register in approx. 6 months but if any objection raised by the department or by third party, then it may time accordingly.
You have to select the distinctive mark, which include arbitrary or fanciful or coined terms and are capable of ascertaining one applicant's goods (services) without any likelihood of causing confusion to the public.
“Formalities Check Pass “ is the Trademark status after filing a Trademark application, which means your application has no clerical errors.
The Status “Formalities Check Fail” Comes when there is any clerical error while filing the Trademark Application. To Resolve such errors, you have to file the Form TM-M with a specified fees described by the Trademark Department.
“Marked for Exam” is the second step after “ Formalities Check Pass” which means an “Examination Report” is near to come with search report.
The Trademark Status “Abandoned” comes when, we do not take care of Trademark Legalities and time limit to take the actions is elapsed.