FAQs on Trademark Objection

Q. After replying the TM objection, in how much time the Trademark status changed?

By Agam Gupta 10 Feb 2017

After filling the TM-12 i.e replying the TM objection raised by the trademark examiner it will take 30 to 60 days to change the status of the trademark application.

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Q. What to do if my trademark status showing is objected?

By Agam Gupta 10 Feb 2017

Once you saw that your trademark application status on IpIndia website is showing objected, then you need to go through the trademark examination report which you might received or you can dig out the same from IpIndia website.

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Q. What is the timeline applicable to respond back the trademark objection?

By Agam Gupta 10 Feb 2017

The TM Applicant needs to respond back the Trademark examination report within 30 days of the receipt of the report.When the applicant receives the Trademark examination report by personal or via his attorney then reply needs to filed within the 30 days mandatorily.

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Q. If 30 days has been passed from the issue of Tm examination report, am I still eligible for replying Trademark objection?

By Agam Gupta 10 Feb 2017

If 30 days has been passed off from the issue of the TM Examination report, you can file the reply, if the status is still showing awaiting for reply of examination report and not abandoned.

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Q. What are Precautions to avoid Trademark objections?

By Agam Gupta 10 Feb 2017

To avoid Trademark Objection, one needs to select a proper trademark, do deep study, Deep research of the existing similar trademarks, Use unique, specific and not general and non-descriptive words, Avoiding deceptive, disparaging and offensive language.

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Q. Can I respond back the Trademark objection myself?

By Agam Gupta 10 Feb 2017

Yes, you can file the TM objection reply by your own, but hiring a Trademark attorney will always help as these people always have the experience of drafting replies to the point and the same will always help to add the value and get your TM application registered.

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