Application for Removal of Trademark Registration in Cochin

Application for removal of Trademark The trademark brings you a unique identity among your rivals and it has some unique reputation of your brand. The trademark registration process is quite long process, it takes minimum of six months to register your brand name if it is a unique name. If you choose your brand name as phonetically or visually similar one of already existing one, it takes one or two years to register your trademark. If you want to terminate…

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Registered Design – Trademark Registration in Cochin

Registered design in respect of washing machine Undisputedly, the plaintiff’s product is designed to give distinctive appearances. The perusal of the photographs would reveal that all the washing machines are having rectangular shape. It is the first product of the plaintiff which is having rectangular shape on one side and semi-circular shape on the other side. In my considered view, the distinguishing character that is provided by the plaintiff is in order to distinguish its product from the others and…

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All About Intellectual Property Rights in India – Trademark Registration

Introduction Intellectual property rights are completely different from the other rights. It is not like a property or normal civil rights. It is related to human creativity. Intellectual property is bringing us to the economical, industrial and cultural developments in our country. As the time passed, intellectual property rights came into priority one and make the people awareness. It is popularly known as IPR. It provides an exclusive right on the creativity of people. The inventor or creator of the…

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Trademark Infringement and passing off – Trademark Registration in Cochin

Trademark Infringement and passing off Trademark is one of the intellectual property rights, which brings you the exclusive right on your brand name and gives you the brand identity. The illegal use of another’s brand name is offensive one and will be punishable by the laws of Trademarks Act, 1999. The unlawful usage of Trademarks is called Trademark infringement. Trademark Infringement means violative usage of registered trademark without the knowledge of the Trademark Owner. Simply said, it is an unauthorized…

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Joint Venture Agreement – Trademark Registration in Cochin

Joint Venture Agreement  Trademark is nothing but the unique identification of your brand name. Brand name provides you a unique identify among your rivals. The Trademarks Act, 1999 mentions the joint venture agreement in Trademark registration process. Order 39 of Rule 1&2 mentions the joint venture agreement. Joint venture agreement is nothing but an agreement between two parties to use their product resources to performing specific tasks to improve their brand identity. The plaintiff is giving permission to use the…

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Conditions for Trademarks Registration in Cochin

Registrar of Trademarks The central Government may appoint a person for the designation of Controller General of Patents, Designs, and Trademark as per the notification in the Official Gazette. The appointed person is the Registrar of Trademarks for registration of trademarks.  The Central Government may appoint such officers with such designation as it thinks fit for the purpose of discharging, under the superintendence and director of the Registrar, such functions of the Registrar under this Act as he may from…

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Marks with International Reputation – Trademark Registration in Cochin

Marks with international reputation – special consideration In the case of marks which have a acquired international reputation, an action for its protection against unauthorized use will lie even if the owner of the trade mark does not have any business activity in India. Reputation of a product may precede its introduction and may exist without trade in such product in the country. Where two products in question were pharmaceutical preparations with deceptive similarity and the foreign manufacturer company choose…

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Function of a Trademark – Trademark Registration in Cochin

Introduction to Trademark Trademark is defined as a mark capable of being represented graphically and which is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one person from those of others and may include shape of goods, their packaging and combination of colors; graphically represented means represent a mark in a paper format. Also, it gives the exclusive right to the person who uses as his brand name. It will stop the third party’s illegal usage. Usually, the trademark indicates…

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Essential Requirements for Trademark Registration in Cochin

Introduction The Trade and Merchandise Marks Act, 1958 has a scheme of essential requirements for the registrability of a trademark. This act contains different strategies in it. But this Act was amended in 1999 as Trademarks Act, 1999 which has completely different from previous act. Section 9 of Trade and Merchandise Marks Act, 1958 provides certain categories of marks which were registrable and any other categories of marks were registrable if it was distinctive. The registrable marks were enumerated. The…

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Certification of trademark – Trademark Registration in Cochin

To become a legal owner of your brand  name, you will go for the Trademark Registration. Trademark Registration is a process of registering your brand name in Trademark registry, to get an exclusive rights on your brand name. From, this registration you can stop the third party’s illegal usage of your brand name. Build your brand before your business with Solubilis.  Certification of trademark means a mark adapted in relation to any goods to distinguish, in the course of trade,…

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