A trademark is a unique identity that makes a product or service unique that is similar to the rest. A unique expression or unique identity can be a logo, slogan, photograph, word, smell, sound, colour combination or graphics and so on. Most companies usually choose only business name or logo for registration. If you want to come up with a unique logo or idea, then the only possible way is to register it as a trademark to protect the name or logo as your own unique identity for many years. A registered trademark is technically known as an intangible asset or intellectual property of a business. It’s like a protective cover for a company’s investment in their unique logo or brand.
In India, trademarks are regulate and are register under the Comptroller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks. This registration gives the company the right to sue the person or entity that attempts to copy your trademark name or logo or brand. Simply put, no one will able to use the same trademark that is already register by another person or entity.
If you register a trademark, then you can use the R symbol with your trademark, and the validity of that registration process is about 10 years from the date of registration. Indeed, ™ it is easy to get as it takes about days to get while to get, it takes about 2 years. In that case, if your trademark registration in Bangalore is close to its expiration date, it can be re-registered or renewed for another ten years.
According to India’s TM rules, items such as sounds, words, logos, phrases, images, colours, symbols, reservations or all specified combinations may be registered as trademarks. All of these things should be used to differentiate your company or business from the crowd or similar business.
Organizations such as private companies, firms, individuals, LLPs or NGOs can apply for trademark registration in Bangalore. Companies like NGOs, LLPs have to apply for registration in the name of the respective business.
Advantage of trademark registration in Bangalore
A great business opportunity
A product or service sold under a registered TM helps build trust, reliability, quality and goodwill in the minds of customers. It offers you a unique identity compared to other vendors, especially when you sell it on plat online platforms such as Amazon, Flipkart, etc.
If you suspect your TM is being copied by someone else, you can take the issue legally and sue them if you have registered your logo, brand name or slogan.
Get your unique identity
Consumers will only identify a particular product or service by brand. Trademark registration in Bangalore ensures that competitors will not use it and therefore remains a unique asset of the company.
If your brand name builds and succeeds, the trademark can be a valuable asset. It can contract, sold and franchise on a commercial basis.
Global filing of trademarks
A trademark that is registered and filed in India can also be filed in other countries outside India. Similarly, foreigners can also register a trademark in India.
How do we help with trademark registration in bangalore? Detailed trademark application filing process
We help you with your trademark search by conducting a search using the Trademark (™) Director. We also do a detailed check on the trademark logo and brand name to make sure that you have not yet registered it under someone else’s name. Registration can be done once the trademark appears to be unique. If your logo or brand name has already been registered by someone else, we will help you find ways to improve it so that your registration is not cancelled.
When applying for registration, you need to apply it under the appropriate classification of classes. We help you choose the right class under which you need to register. Trademarks give you the right to sell under a specific brand name in a specific area of the economy. In total, there are about 45 fields and each field is name as a class. Goods and services are classified into 45 different categories by the Registry. Each logo or brand name must register under the appropriate category. For example, Class 28 includes products and services related to sports, games and toys. So, if you are planning to launch a new toy brand, you have to apply under class 28.
Preparing the application
We make sure your brand name or logo is unique and can be registered, we proceed with the application by first preparing an authorization letter. This gives us the right to register TM on your behalf. You can sign the letter and return it to us. We further assist you in filling out the form and updating you about the procedure until the registration process is complete.
Documents required for trademark registration
An authorization letter, properly signed by you, allows us to file for trademark registration in bangalore on your behalf. After receiving the authorization letter, we start with the preparation of your documents, file an online application and also pay for it. Soon, you will receive confirmation of the application, and you will have the right to use the symbol.
When filing for trademark registration in bangalore, the documents you need to provide are as follows:
- Name of the applicant
- Business type
- Business Objectives
- Brand / logo / slogan name
- Registration address
Identity and professional proof
The trademark owner or the person authorize by the TM owner is require to submit proof of their identity. It could be your Aadhaar card, driving license, passport, ration card or voter ID.
Use logo with tagline
If a trademark registration is only create for a trade line with words, a logo is not required. In case where the logo is used, it should then be submitted in black and white format. The number of words in the logo must be exactly what is specified in the application for a TM.
On your behalf, the attorney is empower to file a trademark application with the trademark registrar. The TM user must submit an affidavit if the application has a claim for a previous trademark.