Registration of a trade mark gives to the registered proprietor of the trade mark the exclusive right to the use of the trade mark in relation to the goods or service.
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In the era of cut throat competition every business is putting efforts to create a brand, a brand with which there product will be recognized and when brand get recognition in masses, other business firms start using the brand for their benefits. To avoid such issue it is advisable to get your brand registered. Trademarks are registered under the Trademark Act, 1999 and give the trademark owner the power to sue for losses when infringements of trademarks happen.
A trademark is a visual symbol that can be a word, name, numbers, label, color combination, etc. used by business to distinguish it services or products from other same goods or services which are made in different business. Trademarks in India are listed by the Controller General of Patents Designs and Trademarks, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. Registered trademarks are intellectual property for business; they are used to safeguard the company’s investment in the brand or symbol. Trademarks are necessary to get registrable if it is unique for the products and services you give. We always advise our clients to recognise all the IP Rights in form of trademark and register every Mark, Brand Name, Label, Product Name, Logo, Punchline and the Domain Names as the trademark in India for an effective remedy in case of misuse by any other person.
A product or service being sold under a registered trademark assists in developing up trust, safety, quality, and goodwill in the minds of customers. It gives you a unique identity when linked to other sellers.
In case you doubt that your trademark is being copied by anyone else, you can take up the issue legally and sue them if you have registered your logo, brand name or slogan.
Customers will identify a particular product or service only with the brand. Registering a trademark ensures that competitors will not use it and hence it remains as a company's unique asset.
The trademark can be a valuable asset in case your brand creates a name and succeeds. It can be commercially contracted, sold and franchised.