Trademark Law and Practice in India

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At Kan and Krishme, our team of experienced trademark lawyers specializes in assisting clients with trademark registration and the protection of intellectual property rights in India. With an in-depth understanding of Indian trademark laws and regulations, we possess the expertise to handle the drafting and prosecution of trademark applications. Our track record reflects numerous successful trademark registrations in India, and we are dedicated to ensuring our clients receive the necessary protection they require.

Here’s how we can assist you:
  • Searches: We conduct comprehensive searches to determine the availability of a mark for registration and use in India. This includes searching the trademark register, the internet, and other sources.
  • Filing: We file trademark applications with the Indian Trademark Office. We can file applications directly or through the Madrid Protocol.
  • Prosecution: We will diligently monitor the progress of your trademark application through the Indian Trade Marks Registry, providing you with regular reports on any office actions. Additionally, we will prepare and submit responses to these office actions and represent you in hearings when necessary.Publication: We track the publication of trademark applications and provide clients with updates on the status of their applications.
  • Registration and Renewals: Our support extends to obtaining a trademark registration from the Indian Trade Marks Registry, as well as facilitating the renewal process when your registration nears expiration.
  • Assignments: We handle the assignment of trademarks, including preparing and filing the necessary documentation.
  • Name and address changes: We handle the name and address changes of trademark owners, including preparing and filing the necessary documentation.
  • Licenses: We negotiate and draft trademark licenses on behalf of clients.
  • Oppositions: Should an opposition be filed against the registration of your trademark, we can effectively oppose such objections.
  • Appeals: We represent clients in appeals of trademark decisions before the IP Division of the High Court
  • Cancellation: We represent clients in cancellation proceedings before the Indian Trademark Office.
  • Rectification: In the event of a challenge to your trademark registration, we possess the expertise to assist you in contesting such challenges.
  • Litigation: We represent clients in trademark infringement litigation in Indian courts.
  • Investigations: We conduct investigations into trademark infringement and counterfeiting.
  • Custom recordation and border protection: We record trademarks with customs authorities to prevent the importation of infringing goods.
  • Opinions: We provide clients with opinions on the registrability, use, and enforcement of trademarks.


We are confident in our ability to provide you with exceptional service when it comes to safeguarding your trademark rights in India. We welcome the opportunity to delve into your specific requirements in greater detail during a discussion.

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