Types of Trademarks for Registation
Trademark registration in India is the most important piece of a company's intellectual property protection program, which remains an unexplained process for most people. The average businessperson understands that trademark rights are very important for any trademark owner. Without trademark registration, a company relies upon entirely common law rights in the geographic area in which it uses the trademark. Trademark registration not only establishes the presumptive right of the trademark owner to use the trademark, but also Trademark registration establishes jurisdiction to file a trademark infringement action at plaintiff's place of business.
Trademark is divided into about 42 different classes in India for registration, which includes chemical substances used in industry, paints, lubricants machine and machine tools, medical and surgical instruments, household, furniture, textiles, games, beverages preparatory material stationary, lather, building material, sanitary material and hand tools, other scientific and educational products. These classes again are further sub-divided.