THE MEANING OF TRADE MARK APPLICATION STATUS “REGISTERED”

THE MEANING OF TRADE MARK APPLICATION STATUS “REGISTERED”

The trade mark status in the Indian Trade Mark Registry website shows as “Registered” when the trade mark registration certificate has been issued by the Registrar. The applicant becomes the registered owner and is entitled to use the ® symbol next to its trade mark. The registered owner can take infringement action against the use

THE MEANING OF TRADE MARK APPLICATION STATUS “ABANDONED”

THE MEANING OF TRADE MARK APPLICATION STATUS “ABANDONED”

The trade mark status in the Indian Trade Mark Registry website shows as “Abandoned” when the applicant failed to respond within the stipulated time period prescribed under the Act. The trade mark application could be “Abandoned” due to lack of prosecution by the Applicant such as when: No response has been filed to a deficiency

The meaning of trade mark application status “Refused”

The meaning of trade mark application status “Refused”

The trade mark status in the Indian Trade Mark Registry website shows as “Refused” when the Registrar/Examiner has refused a trade mark application after considering or hearing the applicant’s response to an examination report. The trade mark status could also show as “Refused” pursuant to a successful opposition by a third party against the registration

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION (FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS)

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION (FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS)

What is a trademark? A trademark is generally referred to as a “brand” or “logo”.A trademark can be a word, symbol, logo, brand name, wrapper, packaging labels, tagline or a combination of these and are used by manufacturers or merchants or service providers to identify their own goods and/or services. It is used to distinguish

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION PROCESS

TRADEMARK REGISTRATION PROCESS

Upon filing of the application, the registry will issue us with an official receipt with the filing date and number allotted to the application. The application is then formally examined by the Indian Trade Marks Office, as to its inherent registrability and/or any similarity with existing marks. If an objection to registration is raised, an