Trademark Renewal Cost or the official fee for renewing a trademark in India is provided in the “First Schedule” to the Trademark Rules, 2017. The official fee for trademark renewal in India is INR 9000/- for filing application for trademark renewal in one class. The official fee for filing trademark renewal with surcharge is INR 4500/- (surcharge) plus the trademark renewal fee.
The trademark renewal cost (official fees) involved in trademark renewal and trademark restoration are as under:
|S. no.||On what payable||Official Fee (INR)|
|1||On Filing of Trademark renewal for the mark in one class||9000|
|2||On Filing Renewal within 6 months after expiry of last registration of the mark (surcharge)||9000 plus 4500 (surcharge)|
|3||Filing request for restoration of trademark that has been removed from the register||9000 plus 9000 (restoration fees)|
*The cost provide is only the official government fees and does not include any professional fees.
Trademark Renewal- Section 25 of the Trademark Act, 1999 provides for trademark renewal. It states that a registered trademark can be renewed in India for an unlimited number of times on payment of the renewal fees, failing which the mark becomes liable to be removed from the Register of Trademarks. The mark when renewed is valid for a period of 10 years.
Trademark Renewal with Surcharge
According to Section 25(3) of the Trademark Act, 1999 request for renewal of trademark can be filed within six months from the expiration of the last registration of the trade mark in the prescribed form alongwith the prescribed fee for renewal and surcharge.
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Trademark Restoration / Reviving a Lapsed Trademark
Section 25(4) of the Trademark Act, 1999 stipulates that where a trade mark has been removed from the register for non-payment of the prescribed fee, the Registrar shall, after six months and within one year from the expiration of the last registration of the trade mark, on receipt of an application in the prescribed form and on payment of the prescribed fee, restore the trade mark and renew the registration of the trade mark.
First Schedule appended to the Trademark Rules, 2017 provides for the official fees for trademark renewal and restoration in India and the same can be accessed here.
*The cost informed here is only the official government cost /fees. Professional fees is not included in this. .
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