A trademark application goes through a number of steps in the Registration Process. Following table gives the pricing of each step. However; some fee may not be applicable in every case.
There are different trademark application costs for Individuals and Companies in India. Form TM-A is filed along with the requisite fee either physically or through e-filing.
MSME Certificate is issued by the Central/State Government under the MSMED Act to promote small-scale businesses in India. The owners of the MSME Certificate are liable for some special provisions and concessions from the Government.
A company / individual can get an MSME certificate in about 2-3 days online (Rs. 2,399) and if the trademark is filed with the MSME certificate the prices at each step drop as per the following table.
Physical Filing is another alternative to apply for Trademark Registration in India. You can apply at any of the different Trademark Offices by visiting personally or post the application form along with the requisite fee. (in the form of a DD or cheque)
But, it is always better to refrain from any hassle and take the help of a professional to apply online.
You require filing a separate application in countries where you wish to register your trademark. Madrid Protocol is a treaty which includes 103 members that have agreed to validate a single application for trademark registration according to the International standards.
There is a basic fee applicable for registering a trademark internationally. In case your office of origin (trademark office of the applicant) falls in the Least Developed Country, the fee is reduced to 90% in the basic fee. Make sure to calculate the total fee before making any payment.
The fee differs according to different factors like -
For example, An applicant has a registered trademark in India and wish to file a fresh application in the below countries.
For example, A foreigner/NRI wish to register a trademark in India.
The payment can be initiated through -
Usually, there is a no refund policy for the payment made while filing the application on IP India. Registration is not automatic and requires legal review by an examining attorney, therefore, it is advised to take necessary steps before initiating the process.