Trade Mark: A trade mark can be a word, logo, symbol, label, shape, smell, combination of colours etc. and acts as a source indicator and refers to the origin of goods or services. Trade mark can either be a word mark or a device mark. A word mark essentially denotes words/letters in a non stylised manner. On the other hand device mark comprises artistic features or unique colour combination.
Service Mark: A trademark pertaining to services is known as service mark.
Trade Mark Classification: The Trade Mark Registry, for the purpose of registration has classified goods and services under 45 classes in accordance with the Nice Classification. Class 1 to 34 refers to goods and class 35 to 45 refers to services.
Trade Mark Search: It is advisable to conduct a pre-registration search at the Trade Mark Registry to find out about the pre existence of deceptively similar and confusing marks. The search is conducted so that the Applicant is aware of the probable objections or oppositions that may be initiated against the prospective trademark.
Trade Mark Search
Trade Mark Prosecution
Trade Mark Opposition
Trade Mark Infringement
Assignment and Transmission
Renewal of Trade Marks