Registration Procedure For Trademark
The procedure of the registration of the trademark is enumerated in section 18 to 23 of the 1999 act. Section 18 reads as follows:
- Any person claiming to be the proprietor of the trademark used or proposed to be used by him, who is desirous of registering it, shall apply in writing to the registrar in the prescribed manner for the registration of his trademark.
- A single application may be made for registration of a trade mark for different classes of goods and services and fee payable there for shall be in respect of each such class of goods or services.
The above provisions are self explanatory. Any person is wide enough to include any individual, company or association of person or body of individuals, society, HUF, partnership firm, whether registered or not, Government, trust etc.
Registration of two or more persons to be registered as joint proprietors of the trademark, where the trademark is used or proposed to be used in relation to goods or services connected with the joint applicants.