A trademark is any unique definition related to a product or service that categorize it from others.This definition could be a word, photograph, Design, graphic, color combination, sound. But due to some specific reasons, It can have objections on any trademark application which does not meet their legal norms.
There can be numerous explanations behind trademark objection. It tends to be because of the comparability between the logo or word with any current one. It might be because of the assumptions joined with any religion.
These are few reasons which can lead to trademark objection.On the off chance that you get any objection like this from another gathering, at that point you have to react back inside a month, that is inside 30 days. You will receive a proper legal Trademark objection letter from Trademark department.Be that as it may, on the off chance that despite everything you don't make any strides, at that point the Registrar has the full rights to desert the application.
There are basically two reasons for which a trademark application might get rejected.
1. Contains incomplete or wrong information 2.Similar or identical trademarks already exist
Errors behind trademark objection
A Trademark application must be with all correct Information and error free. Information like Business name business place or applicant name should be correct else it can lead to a trademark objection.
Incorrect details The Trademark Officer will raise an objection if we have given wrong or incomplete details in Registration form.
wrong Trademark form filling The Trademark registration officer can give an objection if the trademark application is not filled correct and TM-48 Filed and attached with application form.
On which grounds is the objection raised?
A trademark application can be objected for refusal under more than one ground. Here we will discuss about the grounds on which the trademark application can be objected.
The refusal grounds of TM application are divided into two categories-
Absolute grounds of refusal- It refers to the inability of the marks to be distinctive or graphically presented.
Relative grounds of refusal- it is usually connected with previous trademarks and the related rights.
1.Deceptive marks 2.Lack distinctiveness 3.Existence of an identical Trademark 4.False specification of products or services 5.Offensive and obscene words in a trademark