Why to compare your trademark-search with the conflicting mark(s)

Trademark search

Trademark Search
Why compare your trademark search with the conflicting mark(s).

You may be aware that before you file a Trademark application, it is your duty to do a trademark-search of your trademark. Secondly, after you file your Trademark application, your application might face an objection under Section 11, when the Trademark Examiner finds similar marks on the Trademark Registrar, that results in a bunch of conflicting marks that might have been reported retrieved by the Trademark Examiner. Hence, under both these circumstances, doing a  Trademark Search and making a technical comparison is a mandatory process, which requires a skill …

TM Objected examination reply fees

TM Objected examination reply fees
Trademark Office,  Examiners generate the examination/Objection report for 2 important reasons.

1) If the trademark application, it seems to be violating Section 9,  Absolute Ground for Refusal or

2) If there are conflicting marks reported which may violate Section 11 of the Act.

3) Additionally, The Examiner may also place  Objections/Requirements/Conditions/Restrictions, and Associated Trademark Conditions.

Generally, though the examination report is generated by the Trademark Office, Prosecution team places the examination report online immediately, but they normally despatch the report to the Attorney and the Applicant by post, without any fixed time limit.  However, the …