Trademark Startup, MSME application Fee


As a trademark applicant, you might be thinking how to avoid huge application fee of 9500, instead pay only 4500/-  But there is a catch.

Obtaining Startup India recognition is not a clear-cut procedure. So, alternatively,  if your company falls under small, medium enterprises, then file trademark under MSME option.

However, whether is your company falls under MSME definition?

The following findings will give info on the MSME definition.

As per the new Trademark Rule 2017, Section 2, subsection (v) definition of small enterprise means that.

According to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 – 16 …

The Patent, Trademark Facilitators and the meaning of Startup

The Patent and Trademark Facilitators and the meaning of Startup: 

How do the facilitators benefit the Startups and self?

There are two documents which should help to understand the purpose of Trademark, Patent, & Design Patent Facilitators, and How their services would help the Startups.

First Document issued by the  MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion vide notification dated 17th February 2016,  G.S.R. 180(E).- ‘Startup India’, which is an initiative for creating a conducive environment for startups in India. In this aspect,  various Ministries of the Government of India have initiated a number of activities …