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About TM Kerala

www.tmkerala.com is an online trademark registration initiative of ‘JV & Associates, Kochi’. JV & Associates’ is a professional service firm specialized in business law consultancy and services having more than 15 years of standing.

A company’s brand is the primary source of its competitive advantage and is a very valuable strategic asset. We understand and appreciate the fact that protecting the Brand or Corporate Identity is the basis of all business strategies and also expands future business opportunities. Our dedicated team assists you in simple, comprehensive and economical way of filing your trademark application and protecting your trademark from possible infringement from competitors. Our USP is prompt, quality and economical service to our clients.

In addition to trademark registration services, we undertake services like Trademark Search and Analysis ,Trademark Prosecution, Trademark Assignment, Trademark Renewals, Trademark Opposition , Trademark Watch etc.

Our website is Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) and interactive one dedicated exclusively for registration of trademarks and their protection. This enables us to provide the service of trademark registration completely on line viz trademark consultation, trademark documentation, filing of trademark application and getting trademark registration certificate. Since we are doing all the work related to trademark application filing through online mode, the trademark applicant need not physically visit our office. We will be always available through WhatsApp, mobile, email and chat window. Once the trademark registration work is entrusted to us , we will follow up it till you get trademark registration and follow up details will be updated immediately without any time gap.

Since we are doing all the work related to trademark application filing through online mode, the trademark applicant need not physically visit our office. We will be always available through WhatsApp, mobile, email and chat window.

Process of trademark registration

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Trademark classification and search

A team of Trademark Attorneys shall be assisting you free of charge to classify your trademark in relevant class.

  • Please see here in which class your trademark comes. Please click here to make a preliminary check about the availability of your trademark.

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Documentation to file trademark application

Applicant provides us (i) copy of an id proof - Aadhar / Passport / Driving License / Voter’s ID card ( any one of them) (ii) mobile number (iii) email id (iv) product / service description (v) logo / mark in jpeg format with 8 cm x 8 cm dimension and (vi) authorisation to prepare trademark application

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Filling of Trademark Application

We file your Trademark application within 24 hours of documentation and full payment. The applicant can use over the trademark after the generation of filing receipt.

  • You can track the status of filing the application by entering here the application number given in the challan

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Trademark Registration Certificate

If the application is not opposed by the trademark examiner and public at large, them the gets registered and the registration certificate is issued, normally within 7 to 9 months. Then you can use ® over your trademark.

Clear your doubts...???

Trademark is any sign, mark, word, colour, phrase etc which is used to identify and distinguish your goods from similar goods manufactured and marketed by others.

Eg.: Google, TATA, Wipro, CLOCK, BAJAJ, BATA, BENZ , ENFIELD BULLET,BISLERI, HONDA, HORLICKS, INTIMATE, Infosys, BIOCON.

A Service Mark is nothing but a Trade Mark for a Service Provider.

Example of Service Providers: Educational Institution, Training Institute, Driving school, Tailoring shop, Hotel , Restaurant , Resort, Banking company, Insurance Company , Financial Services provider, Hospital, Software Solution provider, Website design company, Travel Agency, Call Centre, Builder, Electrical , Plumbing Contractor, Advertising Agency, Marriage Bureau, Recruitment agency etc.

  • Trademark can help to identify the goods of one trader / manufacturer and distinguish similar goods sold / manufactured by others.
  • Service Mark can help to identify the services provided and distinguish similar services provided by others.
  • It adds reputation and goodwill to the business.
  • It acts as prime instrument in advertising and the selling the goods /services.
  • It stimulates further purchase.
  • It serves as a badge of loyalty and affiliation.
  • It may enable consumer to make a life style or fashion statement.

The Registered Proprietor of a trade mark can stop other traders from unlawfully using his trade mark, sue for damages and secure destruction of infringing goods and or labels.

  • Name - personal or surname of the applicant or predecessor in business , firm name, company name, abbreviation of name & domain name.
  • An invented word or any arbitrary word or words, not being directly descriptive of the character or quality of the goods/service.
  • Letters or numerals or any combination thereof.
  • Devices, including fancy devices or symbols
  • Monograms
  • Combination of colors or even a single color in combination with a word or device
  • Shape of goods or their packaging
  • Marks constituting a 3- dimensional sign.
  • Sound marks

  • It should be capable of distinguishing goods or services of one person from those of the others.
  • It should be capable of being represented graphically.
  • If it is a word it should be easy to speak, spell and remember.
  • The best trademarks are invented words or coined words.
  • Please avoid selection of a geographical name. No one can have monopoly right on it.
  • Avoid adopting laudatory word or words that describe the quality of goods (such as best, perfect, super etc)

Any individual / partnership firm / One Person Company / Private or Public Limited Company / Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) / trust or any legal entity holding a brand can apply for trademark

Yes, to make sure that no exactly identical or similar Trademark/Service mark is registered. If the trademark/service that is developed or designed by you is exactly identical or similar to others, you will not get Trademark/Service mark registration. It is advisable to approach us to do search at Trademark office to ascertain if same/similar mark is already registered.

Once application is filed you can use alongwith your brand till registration. In case of final registration , you can use ® along with your brand .

The service industry uses this symbol as an indication of their service mark.

Using ® on your products / services without proper certificate from Trademark Registry, is an offence under Trademark Act punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years or with fine or with both.

Basic details are needed like your name, company name, address etc. As far as documents are concerned, you need to provide an attorney authorisation letter and user affidavit (if brand is in usage). The logo /mark shall be given in jpeg format with 8 cm x 8 cm dimension.

No DSC is required for Trademark Registration.

If no objection is received from Trademark Registry or no opposition is received from any third party, normally registration certificate is issued in 7-9 months.

If you are an individual / proprietor / Startup, Govt. charges Rs. 4500. Whereas for Pvt Ltd Co / LLP / Partnership Firm / Trust, Rs. 9000 is applicable as Govt Fees. check here

Yes, for Pvt Ltd Co / LLP / Partnership Firm can get 50 % exemption in Govt Fees if they are a small enterprise or a start up entity registered with department of promotion of industry and internal trade.

Term of registration of a trademark is ten years, which may be renewed for a further period of ten years on payment of prescribed renewal fees.

Non-user of a registered trademark for a continuous period of five years is a ground for cancellation of registration of such trademark at the behest of any aggrieved party.

Yes. You can do so. But applying in color means you are limiting yourself to use trademark only in that particular color. However, if you apply in black and white, then you can use your trademark in any color.

Yes; but has to pass all the formalities as in the case of other trademarks.

We have a team of experienced trademark attorneys who can guide and help you to file your trademark application without any trouble. Once the trademark registration work is entrusted to us we will follow up it till you get trademark registration and follow up details will be updated immediately without any time gap.

We provide the service of trademark registration completely on line viz trademark consultation, trademark documentation, filing trademark application and getting trademark registration certificate. Hence the trademark applicant need not physically visit our office. We will be always available through whatsapp, mobile, email and chat window.

It depends entirely on the judgement of Registrar of Trademarks. But if your trademark /service mark is unique, it is highly likely that it will be granted by Registrar of Trademarks.

You can't get the trademark, but you can still try some other way with appropriate modifications.

In case your logo or brand name is already registered by someone else, we help you find ways to modify it to make it registrable.

If you have been using the trademark before the same was got registered by others , you can claim priority over the other person. And, you can also seek other legal remedies such as passing off .

If your brand name has already been registered, but under a different class, you have chance to get it registered unless the already registered trademark is too well known (McDonald’s or Infosys, let’s say).

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Our plan and pricing

Plans Basic Standard Premium
Search Report
Trade Mark Application Drafting
Filing Trademark application
Providing Trademark Number
Receiving Examination Report by Authority
Drafting Reply
Filling Reply of Examination Report
Providing TM Journal Copy
Providing information about same /similar mark which will apply in authority
Provide certificate on registration

₹ 1499/-

* Plus actual government Fee

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₹ 3999/-

* Plus actual government Fee

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₹ 7999/-

* Plus actual government Fee

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  • Basic
  • Search Report
  • Trade Mark Application Drafting
  • Filing Trademark application
  • Providing Trademark Number
  • Provide certificate on registration
  • Rs.1499/-

    * Plus actual government Fee

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  • Standard
  • Search Report
  • Trade Mark Application Drafting
  • Filing Trademark application
  • Providing Trademark Number
  • Receiving Examination Report by Authority
  • Drafting Reply
  • Filling Reply of Examination Report
  • Provide certificate on registration
  • Rs.3999/-

    * Plus actual government Fee

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  • Premium
  • Search Report
  • Trade Mark Application Drafting
  • Filing Trademark application
  • Providing Trademark Number
  • Receiving Examination Report by Authority
  • Drafting Reply
  • Filling Reply of Examination Report
  • Providing TM Journal Copy
  • Providing information about same /similar mark which will apply in authority
  • Provide certificate on registration
  • Rs.7999/-

    * Plus actual government Fee

    buy now

Upgrade

You can upgrade to next plan in advance if required by paying differential amount only.

ie. you can upgrade in advance to Standard plan by paying
Rs.2499 only.
And you can upgrade Standard
plan to Premium plan by paying Rs.3999 only.
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Our pricing method

Filing Individual trade mark application

1499/-

Filing reply to examination report

2499/-

Representation before Registrar of Trade Marks, Chennai (By Video Conference)

3999/-

Note: 

(i) The plans are applicable only for individual applicants.
(ii) Opposition Matters are not included in the plans.

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