Recent trademark changes 2020:
How to speed up your Trademark registration in India.
We all know due to COVID 19 pandemic many organizations are now on halt and many govt offices are working at half of their strength
this has caused concern to Trademark applicants and other IPR related applications.
But there is good news which may help in some manner to the majority of Trademark applicants.
the applicants who have applied for the Trademark on their own or through their attorneys may now request the department directly for a virtual hearing
Trademark hearing as we know is the last step and may lead to Trademark acceptance early if arranged quickly.
Initially, there was no way to do so,
as most hearings were attended physically at TM respective branches
Now with this new notification which may be accessed below clearly, paves the path for quick hearing and somewhat ease the Trademark registration even during the time of the pandemic it is a very welcoming step by the trademark department to keep up the steady pace even when in time of unprecedented situation like we all are facing due to coronavirus.
It also one step forward towards completely digitized solutions to Govt legal registrations .. such as Trademark or any other Intellectual property, which will not only benefit the applicants but also make the entire process of Trademark registration much transparent and quick.