Trademark of a company is the most significant feature which helps it to exist and be recognized by the people. When a new company is created and it applies for trademark registration, it starts using the allotted TM symbol for the promotion and expansion of its business.
Generally, Trademarks are classified into goods and services. On the other hands, there are different categories of trademark and they are further classified into many classes. You should find the class of goods and services before applying for trademark registration.
Benefits of trademarks:
- Seperate identification,
- Prevention of fraudulent activities under your brand’s name and
- Easy for customers/clients to identify your business.
HOW TO SEARCH A TRADEMARK?
A Trademark search is the first step in the Trademark registration procedure. A search is to be conducted in order to determine the uniqueness of the mark, and its similarity to other, pre- existing marks. It is very much advisable to conduct a Trademark search before registering or using a Trademark. Without a search, there are chances for being sued for Trademark infringement, the rejection of the Trademark application, and a third-party challenging the Trademark application.
IS THE TRADEMARK REGISTERED IN INDIA, VALID ALL OVER THE WORLD?
No, Trademarks have to be registered in individual countries, depending on the legislation.
WHO WILL PUBLISHED THE MARK IN TRADEMARK JOURNAL?
Trademark registry publish Trademark the mark in Trademark Journal.
DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR TRADEMARK REGISTRATION?
Basic Documents include following:
- Trademark Application.
- specifications of goods or service for which application is made.
- Representation of mark in prescribed size and format.