1. What is Trademark Class?
The Trademark Registry has classified goods and services under 45 classes. Your application must mention the class/classes of the goods/services. The trademark would be registered under those classes only.
2. What is the validity of a Trademark?
It is valid for a limited period of time i.e. for 10 years. But it is renewable indefinitely. You just need to pay the fee for trademark renewal every time.
3. When can I use™ with my Trademark?
After the application is registered with the government, a TM number is assigned by trademark department within 1-2 days of submission of application. After this, you can use TM with your brand.
4. What is difference between Trademark and Copyright?
A trademark is an intellectual property which is being assigned to a word or logo but on another hand, copyright assures you the protection for your unique content such as books, music, videos, songs or even software.
5. What are the documents required for Trademark Registration in India?
You need to produce identity proof in case of trademark registration in India. (in case of individuality).While on another hand you need to produce company incorporation documents if the entity is a company.
6. Will my Trademark registration be valid across the world?
No! The registered trademark under Trademark Act 2000 is only valid in India. But in few other countries, it can be used as a base for registering the trademark in those countries.
7. If my Company Name is already registered under the Companies Act, do I still need trademark registration for my Company Name?
Company or domain registration will not protect your brand identity. To protect your company’s identity, you need to get trademark registration.
8. In which cities does LegalRaasta provide trademark registration services?
LegalRaasta provides trademark application services across India in all cities. We have done trademark registration in Mumbai, Delhi, Gurgaon, Noida, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmadabad, Kolkata, Surat, Pune, Jaipur, Lucknow, Kanpur, Nagpur and other Indian cities.
9. What the different trademark classes?
The Trademark Registry has classified goods and services under 45 classes. The class/classes of the goods/services should be mentioned accurately in an application. The trademark would be registered under those classes only. When doing trademark search you should only be worried if a trademark with a similar name exists in the same class. For example, if you are an IT provider by name of ComSys, you will get your trademark if someone else has registered the same trademark in some other class.
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