The basic principle is that the trademark applied for mustn’t be considerably altered touching its identity. Subject to the present changes is permitted consistent with rules detailed within the subordinate legislation. A trademark in layman’s language may be a visual sign which may be a word signature, person's name, tool, brand, numerals or combination of colors utilized by one enterprise on products or services or other objects of trade to distinguish it from other similar merchandise or services originating from a special enterprise.
The legal necessities to register a trademark under the Act are:
The selected mark ought to be proficient of being represented vividly.
It must be capable of distinctive the goods or services of one enterprise from those of others.
It should be utilized or planned to be used the mark in relation to merchandise or services for the reason of signifying or so as to indicate an association of the course of trade between the products or services and a few person has the precise to use the mark with or exclusive of an identity of that person.
A registered trademark will be removed by filling an application to the Registrar on prearranged form. conditions underneath which the registered trademark is detached from the register are:
If the trademark isn’t registered with the legitimate interest of the owner
If the mark wasn’t used for three months previous to the application date
On the basis of incessant non-use for an amount of five years and three months once the date of supply of registration certificate.
Trade Marks Registry, Mumbai (Head Office)
Intellectual Property Bhavan, Near Antop Hill Head Post Office,
S.M. Road , Antop Hill, Mumbai 400037
Tel: 022-2410 1144, 24101177, 24148251, 24112211
Fax: 24120808, 24132295
Jurisdiction: State of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Goa
Trade Marks Registry, Delhi
Intellectual Property Bhavan, Plot NO.32, Section 14, Dwarka, Delhi
Tel. 011-28082915/ 16/17 Fax:
Jurisdiction: State of Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Union Territory of Delhi and Chandigarh
Trade Marks Registry, Kolkata
CP-2, Sector V, 5th floor, I.P.Bhavan, Salt Lake,
Jurisdiction: State of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Orissa, West Bengal, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Sikkim , Tripura and Union Territory of Nagaland, Andamar & Nicobar Island.
Trade Marks Registry, Ahmedabad
15/27 National Chambers
1st floor, Ashram road, Ahmedabad-380 009.
Jurisdiction: The state of Gujarat and Rajasthan and Union Territory of Damman, Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Trade Marks Registry, Chennai
IP building, GST Road, Guindy
Fax : 044-22502042
Jurisdiction: The state of Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Union Territory of Pondicherry and Lakshadweep Island.