TRADE MARK WATCH SERVICE Surya Priya Altacit Global Chennai
How are marks protected?
TRADE MARK WATCH A trademark watch is an essential part of an effective trademark maintenance and enforcement program. Trademark watch services are designed to alert subscribers to potentially conflicting trademark applications and registrations as they are published for opposition and cancellation purposes in official gazettes throughout the world.
WHY WE CONDUCT TRADEMARK WATCH In order to police your trade mark rights, it is necessary to keep an eye on the market to see whether others are making use of your trade marks without authorization. One simple and inexpensive way to do this is to institute a watch service.
REASON TO WATCH TRADE MARK
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Comprehensive Watch service
Managing Trademark Portfolio
BENEFITs OF TRADE MARK WATCH A trade mark watch can be implemented to watch for third party uses of a trade mark and helps a person to protect their mark once it is in use and/or registered. Trade marks can be watched in the form of a trade mark application watch or a trade mark publication watch. This is a cost effective way to find out at an early stage if others are planning to use a trade mark the same as or similar to yours It is always easiest to deal with such a situation before the later party starts to build up rights.
TYPES OF TRADE MARK WATCH SERVICE Application Watch Applicant Watch Publication Watch International Trademark Watch Company Name Watch Internet Domain Name Watch A Comprehensive Watch A Federal Trademark Watch
PUBLICATION WATCH This report compares your mark to marks published for opposition and alerts you of exact or similar marks published or scheduled to be published.
APPLICATION WATCH This service closely follows the path of the given application or registration so that any change of status can be detected as it is advertised. A watch on an application number will give notice of acceptance, thereby allowing adequate time for opposition.
COMPREHENSIVE WATCH This watch is performed by monitoring a wide variety of databases including: the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's records, Secretary of State trademark registers, business name databases, common law resources, web searches, and domain names
FEDERAL TRADE MARK WATCH
This watch is performed by monitoring only applications to register trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trade mark Office.
GUIDELINES FOR SEARCHING INDIAN TRADE MARK JOURNAL Click the desired Journal from Trade marks Journal page Press Control F A Text Box to Enter Text is Displayed
Cont.. Enter the Key Words - Application Number / Class / Address / Abstracts etc. Press the Next Button for locating subsequent occurrences of the Key Words to refine the search Search Result