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INDIA REDEFINES TRADEMARK REGISTRATION PROCESS - A QUICK GLANCE ON THE TRADE MARKS RULES 2017

India has revamped the entire trademark rules and has made the trademark registration process more cogent and proficient all the while making the filing process more user-friendly. The Trademark Rules, 2017 is in effect from March 6, 2017.
The new changes incorporate novel technological means in communication as well as disposals while making the trademark procurement a bit dearer.


A brief on the important changes are jotted below.


In this scenario, it noteworthy that recently, the trademark matters were disposed off at considerable pace which in itself indicates the paradigm shift in the outlook and approach of the Indian Trade Marks Registry.
The present initiatives and procedural changes mooted by the Trade Mark Registry are commendable and these changes are congruous with the international standards.