Important Aspects of Renewing Trademark
It's important that a professional file for the renewal of a trademark application to ensure that the mark is properly protected. An experienced professional can help significantly improve chances of successful trademark renewal by filing a professional application, addressing all the aspects of Trademark Act.Know More IMPORTANT
10 Year Protection
Filing a trademark renewal application extends the protection by another 10 years. Trademark registration are valid for a period of 10 years and must be renewed before expiry. Our professionals can ensure your trademark is renewed and protection for the mark is extended as per the Trade Mark Act of India.
Post filing of a trademark renewal, it is important to periodically check the status of the trademark renewal application until its processing on the Government side. Trademark renewal sometimes requires various time-bound response or action from the applicant. Hence, it's important to continually check the status of the application and take required action until registration.
Trade Mark Journal is an official gazette of the Trade Marks Registry. If the Trademark Examiner determines that the application is acceptable, the trademark is advertised in the Trademark Journal. While the application is advertised, third-parties have an opportunity to oppose the registration of the mark. This process is not required while renewing an existing trademark.
Trademark Act provides legal protection for all registered trademarks. Legal remedy is available in case of infringement by any person or entity. A person is punishable with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than six months but which may extend to three years and with fine which shall not be less than fifty thousand rupees but which may extend to two lakh rupees for trademark infringement.