Trade mark protection in India is perpetual subject to renewal of the registration after every 10 years. The application for renewal can be filed six months before the expiry of the validity period of the trade mark.
Trademark Renewal can be obtained ‘n’ number of times on payment of additional fees which shall be valid for a period of 10 years. Apoyo shall help you out in making the renewal application ensuring that your trademark is not removed from the Register of Trademarks.
The Trademark Renewal can be done in two ways
You can apply renewal to change any sign or words in the already existing trademark or
You can apply otherwise without a change in trademark
The procedure is as follows:
Step 1: Make an application in Form TM-R
Step 2: The application shall be filed either by the registered owner or an agent authorised by him
Step 3: After filing the application, make sure to check the application status periodically unless it is processed by the Trademark registry.