Trademark opposition is when a party stops another from using their brand, product or service mark.Grounds for Trademark Opposition: The TM is similar/identical to an earlier/existing registered TM: Likely to deceive public/cause confusion/mistake
Rectification of a trademark means applying for the removal of a registered mark from the register.According to the TM Act, a request can be filed to the Registrar for the rectification of the Trademark by removing the marks which have not been used
The Trademark Registry in India grants the registration of a trademark which is valid for a period of 10 years and needs to be renewed from time to time. For the renewal of trademark, the proprietor has to file a form TM-12 which costs Rs.5000 for 1 class
A trademark classification is a way by which documents pertaining to Trademark such as trademark and service mark applications are arranged by trademark examiners according to the description and scope of the types of goods or services to which the marks
List of items falling under TM Class 1.Chemicals used in Industry,science and photography.Unprocessed artificial resins,unprocessed plastics,manures.Fire extinguishing compositions.Tempering and soldering preparations.Tanning substances,adhesives.
List of Products falling under TM Class 2.Paints,varnishes and lacquers for industry.Handicrafts and arts. Dyestuff for clothing.Colorants for foodstuffs and beverages.Unprocessed artificial resins (Class 1).Laundry blueing (Class 3).
List of Items falling under TM Class 3.Deodorants for human beings or for animals.Room fragrancing preparations.Sanitary preparations being toiletries.Chemical chimney cleaners (Class 1 - Chemicals).Sharpening stones and grindstones (Class 8 - Hand Tools)
List of Items falling under TM Class 4.Industrial oils and greases.Lubricants.Dust absorbing compositions.Wetting and Binding compositions.Fuels (including motor spirit).Illuminants. Candles and Wicks for lighting.
List of Items falling under TM Class 5.Sanitary preparations being toiletries (Class 3 - Cleaning Substances).Deodorants for human beings or for animals (Class 3 - Cleaning Substances).Cigarettes without tobacco, for medical purposes.Supportive bandages
List of Items falling under TM Class 6.Bauxite (Class 1 - Chemicals).Mercury, antimony, alkaline and alkaline-earth metals (Class 1 - Chemicals).Metals in foil and powder form for painters, decorators, printers and artists (Class 2 - Paints)
List of Items falling under TM Class 7.Hand tools and implements, hand-operated (Class 8 - Hand Tools).Motors and engines for land vehicles (Class 12 - Vehicles).Motors and Engines.Machine Coupling and Transmission Components (except for land vehicles).
List of Items falling under TM Class 8.Cutlery of precious metals.Electric razors and clippers (hand instruments).Surgical cutlery (Class 10 - Medical Supplies).Side arms being firearms (Class 13 - Firearms).Paper knives (Class 16 - Paper Goods).
List of Items falling under TM Class 9:Apparatus and instruments for scientific research in laboratories.Protractors.Punched card office machines.Apparatus for pumping or dispensing fuels (class 7 - machines).Control clocks (class 14 - precious metals)
List of Items falling under TM Class 11:Steam producing apparatus (parts of machines) (Class 7 - Machines).Electrically heated clothing (Class 9 - Computers and Scientific Devices).Air Conditioning apparatus.Bed warmers.Hot water bottles.Warming pans.
You would NOT use Class 12 if you were registering:Railway material of metal (Class 6-Common Metals).Motors, engines, couplings and transmission components other than for land vehicles (Class 7-Machines).Parts of motors and engines (of all kind) (Class-7)
You would not use class 14 if you were registering:Amalgam of gold for dentists (class 5 - pharmaceuticals).Cutlery (class 8 - hand tools).Electric contacts (class 9 - computers and scientific devices).Pen nibs of gold (class 16 - paper goods).
List of Items falling under TM Class 16:Paper, cardboard and goods made from these materials, not included in other classes.Printed matter; bookbinding material; photographs; stationery.Adhesives for stationery or household purposes.
List of Items falling under TM Class 17:Rubber.Gutta-percha.Gum.Asbestos.Mica and goods made from these materials and not included in other classes.Plastics in extruded form for use in manufacture; packing, stopping and insulating materials.Flexible pipes
List of Items falling under TM Class 18.Leather and imitations of leather, and goods made of these materials and not included in other classes animal skins, hides.Trunks and travelling bags.Umbrellas and parasols.Walking sticks.Whips, harness and saddlery