Though India is a “first-to-use basis” country, we do not recommend that you use an unregistered trademark in India since it may be stolen by a competitor and registered as “his” or “hers”. We recommend filing in India as soon as you have determined that this jurisdiction is important to your business.
To file a trademark application in India, we will need a few things from you: The full legal name of the applicant (either your company /personal name); Entity Type (Company/Individual); The full address of the applicant; The trademark name. If you are filing for a logo, copy of the logo; The products which you sell [...]
Trademark right is a territorial right. trademark protection is necessary to avoid infringement attack and protect your brand name, if your business is ever related to India market, say, exporting to India, OEM business using Indian manufacturer, Outsourced work to India, KPO, BPO, LPO, Captive Centers or any research and are planning to launch the [...]
Trademarks can last forever if they are renewed on time. Keep in mind you will have to continue using your trademark to keep it in good standing. In the US, you must renew your trademark every 10 years. The 10 year term is counted from the registration date. In addition, between the 5th and 6th [...]