The trademark application filing is the first step in getting the trademark registration. Filing of trademark application has to be done with proper care and attention. Otherwise the chances of getting it rejected by Registrar of Trademarks is high.
After ensuring that your brand name or logo is unique and can be registered, the trademark application shall be filed in proper class(es) using acceptable description of goods/services to obtain registration quickly. Goods are classified into 34 classes and services are classified into 11 classes for the purposes of trademark registration. Please see here the trademark classification.
For preparing the trademark application following details and documents are needed:
- Applicant’s name, mobile number & email ID
- Business type : Proprietor/ Partnership firm/LLP/Private Limited Company
- Business objectives
- The logo /mark shall be given in jpeg format with 8 cm x 8 cm dimension
- Registration address
- Authorisation letter
The trademark application are submitted to jurisdictional Registrar of Trademarks located in Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, and Ahmedabad.
Territorial Jurisdictions of Registrar of Trademarks (TMR) Offices in India are as follows:
MUMBAI : The State of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Goa
AHMEDABAD : The State of Gujarat and Rajasthan and Union Territories of Daman, Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
KOLKATA : The State of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Orissa, West Bengal, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Tripura, Jharkhand and Union Territories of Nagaland, Andaman & Nikobar Islands.
NEW DELHI : The state of Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi and Union Territories of Chandigarh
CHENNAI : The state of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Karnataka and Union Territories of Pondicherry and Lakshadweep Island.
The trademark application shall be accompanies by prescribed government fee. Plse. click here to know the government fee details. There is 50 % exemption in Govt Fees to start up entities registered with department of promotion of industry and internal trade.
Once the trademark application is submitted along with prescribed fee , we will get challan acknowledging the filing with application number. We can track the status of filing the application by entering the application number given in the challan here.
We at tmkerala Trademark consultants Ernakulam /Kochi do the trademark application filing online for just Rs.1499/- .