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 Trade Mark Registry 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?
Logo registration in India is done by LegalRaasta which 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. How to check trademark availability?
In order to understand trademark name search, you can kindly refer this link https://www.legalraasta.com/blog/check-trademark-application-status/. Legalraasta also acts as a trademark checker to help their customers to create a unique logo for themselves. SO, you can easily register a logo and get your TM number online.
10. 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.
|Class 1||Chemicals||Class 16||Stationery & Paper Goods||Class 31||Fresh Fruits & Vegetables|
|Class 2||Paints, Coatings||Class 17||Rubber Products||Class 32||Beer & Beverages|
|Class 3||Cleaning Products||Class 18||Leather Goods||Class 33||Alcoholic Beverages|
|Class 4||Fuels, Industrial Oils||Class 19||Building Material||Class 34||Tobacco Products|
|Class 5||Veterinary Products||Class 20||Furniture||Class 35||Advertising & Business Services|
|Class 6||Metals, metal castings||Class 21||Crockery||Class 36||Insurance & Financial Services|
|Class 7||Machines and Machine Tools||Class 22||Ropes||Class 37||Construction & Repair Services|
|Class 8||Hand Tools and implements||Class 23||Yarns & Threads||Class 38||Telecommunications Services|
|Class 9||Computers & Scientific Devices||Class 24||Fabrics||Class 39||Shipping & Travel Services|
|Class 10||Surgical Instruments||Class 25||Clothing,Footwear & Headgear||Class 40||Treatment of Materials Services|
|Class 11||Appliances||Class 26||Lace & Embroidery||Class 41||Education & Entertainment Services|
|Class 12||Vehicles||Class 27||Carpets||Class 42||Science &Technology Services|
|Class 13||Firearms||Class 28||Games & Toys||Class 43||Food Services|
|Class 14||Jewellery||Class 29||Meat Extracts||Class 44||Medical & Veterinary Services|
|Class 15||Musical Instruments||Class 30||Coffee & Rice Products||Class 45||Legal & Security Services|