On registration of a trademark, you are permitted to use the R symbol with trademark and this registration is valid for a period of 10 years. Trademark renewal has to be filed before expiry of the mark. The trademark renewal application form must be prepared and filed before a deadline to enjoy the seamless protection of the trademark without any chances of litigation. Once renewed, it has lifetime validity.
It is important for you to ensure that you apply for renewal of trademarks beforehand i.e. before the expiry of 10 years. There’s a practice of Trademark Ministry to send a notice to the registered office regarding the expiry. If you have not filed before renewal due date, a registrar may advertise its intention to remove the trademark in a journal. In case you have not applied for renewal before expiry, you may do so later on by paying fine. This process is called restoration. However, it may be subject to litigation.
There can be times that a person forgets to renew their trademark in the given time period. No worries there is still an option available in such cases. In the case of failure to renew one can then try to restore a trademark. Restoration of a trademark is allowed by the Trademark Act, 1999 under Section25 (4) where it allows persons to apply for the restoration of the trademark.
Restoration can only be done within one year of the expiry of the registered trademark. Restoration of a trademark includes an additional fee over the renewal fee of:
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