Trademark Jurisdiction in India for Trademark filing
Find the details of Trademark Jurisdiction in India here.
Dear User, You must know that, every Trademark application in India is required to be filed with the appropriate Trademark Registry Office.
The appropriate office of Trademark Registry is called “Trademark Jurisdiction in India”.
In India, there is five trademark registry office with each having jurisdiction over certain states.
Territorial Jurisdictions of Trade Marks Registry Office
Deciding the correct jurisdiction (Trademark Registry office) is the first step in filing a TM application. The jurisdiction for filing a trademark application is called the ‘appropriate office’.
How to decide Trademark Jurisdiction for filing a TM Application?
Trademark Jurisdiction is decided on basis of the applicant’s principal place of business. For example, your principal place of business is situated at Delhi. In that case Jurisdiction for your Trademark Application will be Delhi (Trade Marks Registry, Delhi)
Therefore, Correct Jurisdiction 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 of the applicant lies.
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List of offices of the Trade Marks Registry with each having jurisdiction over certain states:
Trademark Offices in India
There are five trademark offices India having jurisdiction for various 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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