Trademark Registration2019-08-29T15:49:00+00:00

Trademark Registration:

A trademark is a recognizable sign, Design, Expression which identifies products or services of a particular source from those of others. Trademark” is another way of referring to brands.
It is important for business people to have an understanding of why trademarks are important assets and help grow their business.

Importance of trademark:

• play an important role for the commercialization and growth of the industry.
• It is an intangible asset, which forms the foundation of any business to the ultimate purchaser or the consumer.
“• The reputation built by a trademark on
account of its quality or performance coupled with the customer satisfaction, influences the customer’s mind
for repeat orders.”
• Trademarks establish goodwill between the source of a product or service and the consumer.

Benefits Of Trademark Registration:

Legal Security:
• No one is allowed to use the registered trademark without prior permission of owner. Owner have right to take legal action for using the registered trademark or any trademark closely ressemble with the owner’s trademark.
• Protection for 10 years at low cost. After 10 years, owner just have to pay renewal cost and maintainance cost.
• Cost efficient and helps your company create an unique image
Unique Identity:
• It makes your product and identity of products different from that of the existing and foreseen competitors.
• Logo can communicate your vision, quality or unique characteristic of your company and any organisation.

Trust or Goodwill:
• Established quality of your product and services are known by everyone through the trademark
• Establishes trust and goodwill among the customers in market.
• Helps in creating permanent customers who are loyal and always opt for the same brand

Creation of Asset
• Creation of intellectual Property for an organistaion
• Registered trademark is a right created which can be sold, assigned, franchised or commercially contracted.

Global Trademark Registration
To register the trademark outside the India, he trademark registered in India can be used as basis of registration there. To expand the business at global level, trademark registered in India can provide a good base along with the Established Goodwill in the Country

Types of Trademark:

Word Mark:
• Most common type of trademark which help in simplicity of trademark.
• Distinct text- Only typographic treatment of the name used for purposes of identification and branding
• Visual symbol of product or organisation of product.

Figurative marks/logos:
• FIGURATIVE trademark protects the word (words) in the scope of graphic design.
• The emphasis is put on the visual part of a trademark.

•Colour can be used to perform the trade mark function of uniquely identifying the commercial origin of products or services

Three Dimensional Trademarks:
• A sign capable of being represented graphically and of distinguishing the goods or services of one undertaking from those of other undertakings.
• Protects the shape of products and facilitates their distinction in the market from others created by the competition.
• Consumers can have a greater capacity to recognize a product from a particular brand and distinguish it with a naked eye from those of other brands.

Sound trademarks:

•Trademark of audio branding, music branding, sonic branding.
• Sound that can be associated with a product or service originating from a certain supplie
• Sound logos are called as audio mnemonic and is most likely to appear at the beginning or end of a commercial

Collective mark:
• To identify themselves with a level of quality or accuracy, geographical origin, or other characteristics set by the organization.
• used to inform the public about certain distinguished features of a product or service used to represent a collective
• A commonly known collective mark in India is the Chartered Accountant designation.

Certification Mark:
• Used to show consumers that particular goods and/or services, or their providers, have met certain standards.
• Certification mark is a sign that denotes a products origin, material, quality or other specific details which are issued by the proprietor.
• Purpose of certification mark is to bring out the standard of the product and guarantee the product to the customers.
• A certification mark can also be used to uplift the product’s standard amongst the customers
• Certification marks are usually seen on packed foods, toys and electronics

• Possibility of forbidding the competitors using identical or similar name to protected word trademark
• Protection for trademark enables you to file a successful complaint.

Trademark registration process in India has been simplified by the Government and Entrepreneurs can now easily obtain trademark registration for their brands.
Documents for Trademark Registration:
Documents(Common for all legal constitution):
• Copy of the logo(Optional)
• Signed Form-48
• Identity Proof(Depending upon Legal constitution):
• In case of Proprietorship: of Proprietor
• In case of Partnership:
• Partnership Deed
• Identity Proof of Signatory
• Address Proof of Signatory.
• In case of Company:
• Incorporation certificate
• Identity Proof of Signatory
• Address Proof of Signatory.


  • Trademark filing under only one class for proprietorships and small enterprises having MSME registration. Inclusive of government fee and taxes.


  • Trademark filing under one class for proprietorships and small enterprises along with MSME registration. Inclusive of government fee and taxes.


  • Trademark filing under one class for all other enterprises and entities. Inclusive of government fee and taxes.

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