Renewal of any services refers to extend the term period within the specific term period. Trademark should also be renewed from time to time. Trademark can be renewed after every 10 years of renewal. If the renewal fees of the Trademark are paid on time, the trademark can be renewed for unlimited time in India. It can be filed within the six months of before the date of renewal. Failure to renew the Trademark on time removes the Trademark from the directory.
For the smooth running of the organisation, the renewal is very important as managing of the portfolio is very important. The Authorities of the Trademark registration sends a notice prior to the last date of the renewal. It is to remind the Trademark owner about the expiration and the conditions as to relate to the Trademark Registration of the organisation. If in case there is late submission of the renewal fees, it would be registered after the payment of the late fee.
Procedure for the renewal of the Form
Process and Renewal Forms:
- One can apply renewal to change in any sign or words in the existing trade mark; or
- One can apply renewal without any change.
- Application of renewal shall be made in form TM-12
- Application shall be made by either registered owner of the trade mark or his authorised agent.
How the Processing is done?
First Step: Collecting Information 1 Day
Second Step: Drafting Application for Trademark 2 Days
Third Step: Changes and Confirmation 2 Days
Fourth Strep: Filing of Application 3 Days
QusWhat is the sign of Good Trademark?
AnsA good Trademark should be easy to read and memorise. It should be unique and there should no similarity between other registered trademarks. The trade mark should be short and simple.
QusWho does the publication of Trademark in the Trademark Journal?
AnsThe publication of Trademark is done by the Trademark Registry.
QusHow is Trademark Designated?
For an unregistered trademark, a mark used to promote or brand goods
For a registered trademark
QusIs it compulsory to have a trademark?
AnsNo, it is not compulsory.
QusCan a trademark be sold?
AnsYes, a Trademark can be sold.
QusIs the Trademark registered in India valid all across the world?
AnsNo, it is only valid in India.