Q. What do you mean by Trademark Objection?

Agam Gupta February 10, 2017 794 Views

Trademark Objection refers to an objection raised by the trademarks examiner to register your trademark on different grounds which may include any one of the following:

  • The trademark appears to be similar to an existing mark in the trademark database.
  • The trademark contains phrases or symbols deemed to be offensive.
  • Trademarks which make use of geographical names or international proprietary names.
  • Trademark is identical or descriptive of goods/general//indicating quality or nature of goods.

If trademark appears to be in violation any of the points above, then the trademarks examiner can raise an objection and your mark will stand termed as ‘Objected’.