The specific documents required for trademark opposition may vary based on the case and evidence to be presented. Common documents that may be required include
Trademark opposition is the stage wherein the Trademark Registry after examination has given acceptance to the Trademark Application filed by the Applicant but any layman or ordinary person who believes that the published mark may cause confusion among the public has filed an opposition. The responsibility of defending the trademark lies with the Trademark Applicant.
Within 1 month of the report
Within 4 months of publication
No Reply Effect
What can be protected?
Product, Service, Word, Device, Collective Mark, Numbers, Certification Mark, Packaging, Shape, Colour, Pattern, Sound, Symbol, Slogan, Tag line.
Inventions, Product or Process.
Books, articles, music, photography, sculptures, dances, sound recordings, motion films etc.
Distinctiveness and Uniqueness.
Novel, Unique and Industrial applicability.
Unique and Original work
Author’s lifetime + 60 years.