Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)

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Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)

HOW TO APPLY FOR TRADEMARK OR BRAND REGISTRATION IN INDIA

Hello everyone, today I am going to tell you procedure of making trademark application in India. After this you will be able to understand the entire procedure very easily. And after reading this article you will be able to file application for trademark registration at your own for sure.

If you want to get trademark registration then you must know some basic before starting out:

Trademark registration is given to logo, brand, punch line, sound marks etc. that are used in trade and business. The purpose of taking trademark registration is protect your brand name or logo or punch line or sound mark or combination of any of these from unauthorised use by anyone else without your permission. In spite of this protection, it is not necessary for you to take trademark registration, but if you take, it gives you documentary proof of usage of trademark. And yes, trademark registration does not give you absolute rights. Suppose you have taken trademark registration of “ABMS” but someone who has not taken trademark registration but he has used it before the time you used it first and he has documentary proof of this, he even in this condition can stop you from using his trademark. Therefore, it is always advisable to do thorough trademark search so that probability of objection can be minimized to great extent.

If you want to hire experts to carry out trademark search or to file TM application, call us at +91-8540099000, +91-8540085000, +91-8540078000.

                                                                      You must also know that brand registration, trademark registration, logo registration all mean same but people call them as different things. Apart from this, there are some other types of Intellectual property rights also like copyright registration (for literature, musical and dramatic works), patent registration (given for protection of inventions) etc.

Now after knowing some basic, now let know how to make trademark application:

  1. At very first, you will have to buy CLASS 3 Digital Signature. After that you will have to register yourself on https://ipindiaonline.gov.in/trademarkefiling/user/HowToRegister.aspx as proprietor (if you want to file TM for yourself), or as attorney (if you are advocate or company secretary in practice).
  2. After registration, you will have to register your class 3 digital signature and will have to create login id and password.
  3. Once your login ID and Password are created, you can login into https://ipindiaonline.gov.in/trademarkefiling/user/frmLogin.aspx but before logging in to file TM application you should keep required documents in pdf format and digital signature handy so that you could file application without disturbance.

 

Trademark Application Process (Step by Step Complete Guide)

  1. Select File Tm-1 to make new TM Application

Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)  2. Select Class under which, you want to get trademark registration of your brand
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India3. After writing class code, click on submit button
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India4. Close the pop up window
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India5. Edit the application that you have the created just now (Click Edit Button)
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India6. Fill details in the form, if you want to register your logo or sound mark  choose “trademark type” as “device”. If you are going to use the logo, brand in future then click “proposed to be used” check box or otherwise mentioned the date, from which you are using this logo or brand.
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India7. Click Proprietor button to enter details of owner of trademark
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India8. Click on “select or add new proprietor button”
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India9. Click on Search proprietor button if owner of trademark is not registered on tm portal. If the owner has filed file tm earlier also then simply enter his proprietor code in box and select “add proprietor” button to add him.
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India10. Write his name in box and then select submit button
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India11. Click “add new” button
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India12. Fill details of owner in the form then click submit button
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India13. Click exit button to go to main application window
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India14. Click “Attach Document Button” to attach power of attorney (TM-48 signed by proprietor or partner or director), Business registration certification, Copy of Pan of Proprietor/Partnership/Company. Be careful to write proprietor code on power of attorney.

If you are filing tm application at your own, you need not to file power of attorney.

Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India15. One by one select type of documents to be upload, browse and upload them
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India16. Click done button once all documents have been uploaded
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India17. Click “Digitally sign and submit button” to sign and approve the form

Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India18. Click “select to sign” button
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India19. Now click “click to sign” button. But before do remember to insert your class 3 digital signature in your computer system. Once you click the button, a pop up screen arises, where you have to select you digital signature and click ok. Then password screen pop up, where you have to enter password of your digital signature and press submit button.
If pop up screen to select digital signature does not open, please contact your digital signature seller. He will help you out in changing settings of your system to enable the digital signature software to work properly.
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India20. Click “Go Back” button to close the current window.
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India21. Now, you have to make payment for completing the tm application process. You can pay the fee either by debit card, credit card or internet banking facility. Click Payment tab.
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India22. Click make payment tab
Trademark Application Process in India (Step by Step Complete Guide)-How to file Trademark Application in India-Trademark Filing Procedure in India23. Select the form for which you want to make payment and then click “make payment’ button. Then you will be redirected to other window, where you will have to choose payment method and to enter bank account details. Once the payment process is completed, your TM application is finally submitted. Within 48 hours of payment, you get TM-! (application form duly stamped by IP department on your email along with payment acknowledgement.
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