What Marks Are Registrable as Trademarks?
A trademark is a mark used or proposed to be used for or in connection with goods or services to discriminate such goods or services from other goods or services. A Mark can any brand, heading, text, word, sign letter, numeral, slogan, shape, base line, color or combination of any of these.
To register the mark as a trademark, the mark must meet the following requirements:
- It must be unique
- It must not be indistinguishable or similar to a mark previously registered or any pending prior application for registration
- It must not be prohibited by the Trademarks Act
- It must be owned through the applicant