What is a trademark or service mark?

A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol or design, or a combination of words, phrases, symbols or designs, that identifies and distinguishes the source of the goods of one party from those of others.A service mark is the same as a trademark, except that it identifies and distinguishes the source of a service rather than a product. Throughout this booklet, the terms “trademark” and “mark” refer to both trademarks and service marks.

Process for Trademark Registration

Application Filing ? Examination Report ( In case of any objection from Registrar of Trademark ) ? Reply to the examination report / Hearing ? Mark Publication in Journal ? Certificate for Registration.

*Subject to the ideal condition

Duration for complete Registration

Generally, It will take two years for Complete process of Trademark Registration. From the first day of Trademark application, applicant can use TM on their label mark or ward mark. After Acceptance of such application, The Registrar of Trademark will issue the Certificate of Registration than trademark owner can use the symbol ®