A Trademark is a sign capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one enterprise from those of other enterprises. Trademarks are protected by intellectual property rights.
A Trademark is a type of intellectual property consisting of a recognizable sign, design or expression that identifies products or services from a particular source and distinguishes them from others.
Trademarks and its rights are protected by the Trademark Act, 1999. To get the protection of trademark rights one has to register the Trademark. Registering of Trademark prevents others from copying your mark and misrepresenting other products with your mark.
Who can do Trademark Registration in India?
£ An Individual
£ Micro, Small and Medium Entity (MSME)
£ Sole Proprietorship
£ Partnership Firm/Limited Liability Partnership (LLP)
£ Private Limited Company
£ Hindu Undivided Family
£ Non-Profit Organization
Benefits of Trademark Registration:
£ Exclusive Trademark Rights,
£ Builds Customer Loyalty & Goodwill,
£ Protection against Trademark Infringement,
£ Creation of a Valuable Asset,
£ Differentiates your product or service,
£ Trademark protection for 10 years at Minimal Cost,
£ Use of ® symbol,
£ Basis for global Trademark Registration.