About Himanshu Jain

Himanshu Jain is the founder of LegalRaasta – India's top portal for registration, trademark, return filing and loans. Himanshu is a CFA (US) & MBA (ISB). He has over 8+ years of corporate / consulting experience with top firms like McKinsey

Trademark Overview

Trademark Overview Trademark is well understood as a visual representation in the form of a logo, word, phrase, design, etc on the product. The sign which is used by the company as a brand to the class of product or a particular product. Trademark distinct the mark of the company from the product of any other person or manufacturer. It is fruitful in order to make the association of product [...]

FSSAI Registration

FSSAI Registration is important to ensure that there is a healthy and hygienic supply of food and food products. FSSAI is an abbreviation for Food Safety and Standard Authority in India it is the body established in the year 2008, under the Food Safety and Standard Act, 2006 this act is a consolidating statute which relates to food safety in India. It focuses on the promotion and protection of the [...]

Employees State Insurance (ESI) Registration

Employees State Insurance (ESI) Registration is important because it provides numerous of fruitful benefits to the employees also it provides the safety in various ways. ESI is a self-financial social security and health insurance scheme for Indian workers. It is a scheme which is designed to provide social protection to the employees against the uncertain event in the organization such as: Sickness Disablement, and Death, etc. During the course of [...]

Trademark Registration

Trademark registration is important to protect the brand, it is a recognizable design, expression, or sign which identifies the service or product of a particular source. The following can be the trademark owner: Individual Business organization, or Any legal entity A trademark may be located on the package, a label, or on the product itself, trademark refers to a brand or logo. In the case of corporate identity, the trademark [...]

GST impact on startups

GST impact on startups GST impact on startups is more positive for better growth of a business. In December 2014, the bill of Goods and Service Tax (GST) was introduced in Lok Sabha. GST is payable on the transaction value, which includes: Packaging cost commission, and All other expenses incurred for sale It is a deemed benefit for all business in India and the tax is payable at the final [...]

Private Limited Company registration process and How to startup Private Limited Company

Private Limited Company registration process is mandatory to get company registered in a proper way. For incorporation of Private Limited Company one should know how to conduct market analysis and identify the difference in consumers’ need. A private company is an organization which is owned and controlled by a private person. The minimum number of member in private limited company is two and the maximum number of member in private [...]

Patents in India: Can or Cannot be Patented

Introduction The government grants a Patent for an invention being novel, non-obvious and useful in industrial application. It lasts for a period of 14 years and after the expiry of the period, the invention enters the public domain. It is a territorial right however one can apply for convention application. No third party can make, distribute or sell the registered invention. Patent Registration in India plays an important role in protection [...]

Renewal Process of an Expired Patent

A patent has a validity of 20 years starting from the day of its filing. The patent is no longer in force legally after that. But in certain scenarios, this expiration may occur even before the completion of 20 years. This could be due to the not payment of maintenance fees/ annuity associated with it. When a patentee does not pay the renewal fee in the specified period of time. [...]

E-filing of Copyright Registration

Introduction While patent protects ideas, Copyright protects original expressions of the idea and not the underlying ideas. The creator of a work enjoys exclusive rights for its use and distribution. The author of a work is the original owner of Copyright. It is given to literary, dramatic, musical and artistic works and producers of cinematographic films and sound recordings. These are territorial rights and granted only for a limited time. It [...]

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