Understanding registration of trademark in Nepal
HOW TO REGISTER A TRADEMARK IN NEPAL
To register a trademark in Nepal, after filing the application in the prescribed form and payment of relevant fee, the mark will then be examined, published and eventually shall proceed to registration where there is no opposition against the said trademark or where the opposition against the said trademark was filed but was decided in favor of the applicant. The trademark will then be registered for a period of 7 years from the date of filing of the application in Nepal and the registration certificate is issued.
Once a trademark is registered in Nepal , then the insignia ® can be used with the mark.
The Patents, Designs and Trademarks Act, 1965 also provides that if a registered trademark is not used for a continuous period of 01 year from the date of registration, then the same becomes vulnerable to cancellation action on grounds of non use.
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