Trademark Jurisdictions in India
Territorial Jurisdictions of Trade Marks Registry Office
In this article, brief about trademark jurisdictions India is discussed.Deciding jurisdiction for Trademark Registration is first step in filing TM application.
The jurisdiction for filing a trademark application is called the ‘appropriate office’. There are five offices of the Trade Marks Registry with each having jurisdiction over certain states.
How to decide Trademark Jurisdictions in India?
The appropriate office of the Trade Marks Registry for making an application for registration of a trade mark shall be the office of the Trade Marks Registry within whose territorial limits the principal place of business in India of the registered proprietor lies.
There are five office of the Trade Marks Registry with each having jurisdiction over certain states.
Trade Marks Registry, Mumbai
Jurisdiction for the State of Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Goa.
Trade Marks Registry, Ahmedabad
Jurisdiction for the State of Gujarat, Rajasthan and Union Territories of Daman, Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
Trade Marks Registry, Kolkata
Jurisdiction for the State of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Orissa, West Bengal, Manipur, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Tripura, Jharkhand and Union Territories of Nagaland, Andaman & Nikobar Islands.
Trade Marks Registry, Delhi
Jurisdiction for the state of Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Delhi and Union Territories of Chandigarh.
Trade Marks Registry, Chennai
Jurisdiction for the state of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Karnataka and Union Territories of Pondicherry and Lakshadweep Island.
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