THE TRADE MARKS ACT, 2009
Trade Mark Rules, 2015.
Definition of trademark: Trademark can be a name, word, slogan, design, symbol or other unique device that identifies a product or organization. Registration ability of trademarks: Any person may obtain a trademark registration of a trademark to be used in respect of goods or services in connection with his business, except in the case of the following trademarks: (1) trademarks which consist solely of a mark indicating, in a common way, the common name of the goods or services. (2) trademarks which are customarily used in respect of the goods or services. (3) trademarks which consist solely of a mark indicating in a common way, the origin, place of sale, quality, raw materials, efficacy, use, quantity, shape (including packaging shape) or price of the goods, or the method or time of manufacturing or using them; or the location of provision of the services, quality, articles for use in such provision, efficacy, use, quantity, modes, price or method or time of the provision of services. (4) trademarks which consist solely of a mark indicating, in a common way, a commonplace surname or name of a legal entity. (5) Trademarks which consist solely of a very simple and commonplace mark.
Application for trademark registration with Filing Requirements: Any person desiring a trademark registration shall submit a request to the department of Patents, Designs and Trademarks office together with any necessary document; the request must be given the following statement:- (i) Full name, street address and nationality of applicants. (ii) The trademark for which registration is sought. (iii) Class: the designated goods or designated services and the class of goods or services as prescribed; (iv) Marks: Any name, individual or firm represented in a distinctive manner, signature or photograph, one or more invented words, one or more words having no direct reference to the character or quality of the goods, a mark distinctive of the goods to which it is to be applied, marks consisting of letters, numerals or combinations thereof may be registered; (v)Applicant’s/owner’s signature of the Authorization (TM-10). (vi) If you remains any priority claim declared document.
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