Trademark Registration in Gurgaon, Gurugram India
TRADEMARK & BRAND PROTECTION
At Vivek Nasa & Associates our Best, Qualified & Experienced Trademark attorneys & professionals assist our clients register, prosecute & protect Brands & Trademarks.
WHAT IS A TRADEMARK ?
A trademark is mark which is registered under Trademark Act, which may be a visual symbol, a word, name, device, label or numerals used by a business to distinguish it goods or services from other similar goods or services originating from a different business. A registered trademark is an intangible asset or intellectual property for any business or corporate entity which may be used to protect the company's investment in the brand or symbol. A trademark itself can generate substantial value to it owing to goodwill created by a brand, and may be worth millions which can fetch registered owner of TradeMark a fortune. If one is Registered owner of a particular Trademark, he can stop, refrain & injunct others from using same or similar brand/Trade Names.
Trademark can be registered if the concerned mark has distinctive Character for the goods and services in respect of which it is intended to be used. A mark can not be registered as Trademark if it is offensive, generic, deceptive, not distinctive, contains specially protected emblems, etc.,
Trademarks in India are registered by the Controller General of Patents Designs and Trademarks, DIPP, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. Trademarks are registered under the Trademark Act, 1999 and provide the trademark owner the right to sue for damages when infringements of trademarks occur.
WHY SHOULD I REGISTER MY TRADEMARK
You should register Trademark for given Reasons
Legal Protection : Only owners of registered trademarks are allowed to take action or sue for damages in case of trademark infringement. Such Legal Protection is not enforceable for Marks which are not registered as Trademarks.
Asset Creation : Trademark is an asset which is reflected in your books as asset, whose value increases with goodwill over a period of time. A trademark can have value and can generate Liquid money for its registered owner. A Trademark can be pledged to take loans. A Registered Trademark is intellectual property, which is an intangible asset for any organization or Individual. Registered trademark is a right that can be sold, franchised or commercially contracted.
Creates Unique Identity : Trademark registration establishes a unique identity and brand for goods or services in respect of which Trademark is used. Registered owner of trademark can restrain Competitors from using a mark which is same or similar goods or services of Registered Trademark Owner.
Lifelong Protection : Trademark Once registered may exist for lifetime in the name of Trademark Owner and may pass on to his Legal Heirs. In most Countries including India, Trademark is granted for 10 years at a time, which can be renewed for another 10 years, just by paying renewal fee, without any need for fresh registration process. This way in case Registered Trademark owner pays renewal fee regularly at intervals of every 10 years, a Trademark remains in name of Registered owner for his lifetime and later.
TRADEMARK FILING : We File Trade Mark Applications for our clients at lowest possible but feasible prices. At Vivek Nasa & Associates Trademark Applications are Prepared & filed by Experienced Lawyers & Trademark Attorneys, who have understanding of Trademark laws, taking into account long term use & Asset Creation of a Trademark. Unlike other online portals which are being managed by Tax Professionals, who get trademarks filed by inexperienced staff, we understand legal needs of our clients for a long term relationship with our clients.
INTERNATIONAL TRADEMARK FILING : At Vivek Nasa & Associates, our experienced Lawyers & Trademark Attorneys, not only secure Trademark Protection in India, but also in most of countries covered by Madrid protocol. For international TradeMark applications you may email us for further details.
OBJECTION REMOVAL : At Vivek Nasa & Associates, our experienced Lawyers & Trademark Attorneys not only file Trademark Applications, but also draft responses to Objections raised by Trademark registry applying Legal mind to get objections removed. In the event Objections are grave in Nature our experienced Lawyers & Trademark Attorneys seek personal Hearings for our clients to get Objections Removed.
INFRINGEMENT & COURT LITIGATION : In the event after registration of trademark in your name, if one or more of your competitors starts using similar mark or name, we assist our clients by Sending Cease & Desist Notices, at the same time initiate infringement proceedings before courts of competent jurisdiction to obtain Stay/Injunction against infringer in addition to seeking damages for our clients.