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What is Trademark Renewal?
A registered trademark in India expires after 10 years. But, it can be kept permanent by filing a trademark renewal application online or offline by paying necessary renewal fees every 10 years. This application has to be filed on or before 6 months from the date of expiration of the registration. Trademark Renewal in India can help you keep your trademark perpetual and permanent as there are no restrictions on how many times and for how many years you wish to keep your trademark status active and registered.
Benefits of Trademark Renewal in India
Protection from Frivolous Litigation
It is possible to have a seamless trademark protection without any chances of litigation. Renewal of trademarks makes impossible for someone to claim rights over it other than the trademark owner.
Brand Name Security
Renewal of trademark promises continuous and unhindered protection of the brand name. Failure of renewal leads to a lapse of legal protection in Brand name.
Extension of Ownership Rights
One can avail protection from infringement of rights over the brand name. The exclusive rights over the trademark are extended for 10 years after each renewal. Hence it provides a permanent protection of your brand and goodwill created by the brand.
A trademark owner has the exclusive rights to assign or license the mark to someone else in return of some monetary compensation. Thus, one can make a profit from a registered trademark as well.
Documents Required for Trademark Renewal Application
Proof of Applicant
PAN Card and Address Proof of Applicant
Certificate of registration (other than Individual applicant)
Trademark registration certificate issued by Registry
Power of Attorney
It allows the attorney to file the trademark renewal application on your behalf with the trademark registry
Copy of TM-A
The application filed with the TM Registry for its registration is to be provided