Register it and cover the distance from intellectual property to real property. A trademark is a visual symbol that can be a word, name, numbers, label, color combination, etc used by business to distinguish it services or products from other same goods or services which are made in different business. 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 business, they are used to safeguard the company’s investment in the brand or symbol. Trademarks are necessary to get registrable if it is unique for the products and services you give. Proposed trademarks that are the same or identical to an existing registered trademark cannot be registered. Moreover, trademarks are not registrable if it is offensive, general, unreliable, not unique, includes specifically protected emblems, etc. Once a 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 regularly renew the registration process by filing a trademark renewal application for a time of another 10 years. It helps the people to identify you.
Multiple benefits to your business and to you.
Securing a Trademark not only protects your brand but also provides you with the tools to prevent someone using similar signs. Registering a Trademark helps you to establish your own brand and stops others from using it. It is a valid legal protection that you obtain by registering.
All are there in the name and brand. Your clients will know you only by your brand. They will identify your products and services with the brand attached to it. Registering your trademark ensures this. It automatically gives your product or service a unique identity, different from others.
Creation of Asset
A well-known brand or logo is an intellectual asset for the owner. You can very well capitalize on the same if the same is registered. There are numerous instances whereby registered brands can easily sell the franchise or lend the name for huge fees or royalties.
Trust & Goodwill
Trademarks speak for themselves. They are effective communication tools. They allow you to use the power of the internet and social media. It ultimately creates a sense of trust and goodwill in the minds of your customers.
Popularize Your Brand
A Trademark is easily searchable. This, in turn, helps you to get popular among people. Trademark is a valuable asset and if maintained properly, it keeps appreciating over a period. It makes easy for you to hire people.
It is quick and easy for non-resident Indians, foreigners or foreign entities to register a trademark in India. What’s more, they do not have to have a place of business in India to do so. A Registered Trademark in India can also be registered globally.
Check, finalise, apply and start using trademark.
1 Complete a Simple Checklist
Take a Search and Finalise Class
Application for Trademark Registration
Start Using “TM”
Business details, brand or logo.
Name of Applicant
Type of Business
Main Activities of Business
Name of Brand/Logo
A mark of trust for your trade.
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