Trademark Renewal

  • TM - Once TM Application for the brand name is filed in IPR, the applicant can make use of TM Symbol, which denotes pending registration
  • SM - Service Mark also the same like TM. It represents brand which provides service rather than product
  • R - Registration symbol can be used when the brand is registered and Certificate of registration issued by the TM Registrar
  • Trademark Renewal online

    Brand name registered under trademark registry having 10 years of validity. The same brand name can be renewed from the registrar of trademark by beginning from 6 months before the date of expiry.

  • Registered applicants of Brand name will be received a notice to the registered address regarding the expiry before the 6 months.
  • If the name still not files for renewal, the Registrar may advertise its intention to remove the trademark in the Trade Marks Journal.
  • Brand names which are not filed likely to be removed only 12 months after the expiry date. Trademark can be restored between 6 and 12 months after expiry, on payment of a fine.
  • Benefits of Trademark Renewal

  • Registered Trade Mark owns Brand value / Goodwill.
  • The registered Trade Mark provides protection against misuse of Trade Mark by third party.
  • The registered Trade Mark can be easily transferred or licensed.
  • The registered Trade Mark also motivates the sales by assuring the quality, quantity and genuineness of the product.
  • Gives a monopoly right to use the Trade name
  • Statutory right to sue in court
  • Easier to prove contravention and to recover damages for infringer