A trademark is a symbol, word, number, name written in a specific format that characterizes your product or service and distinguish it from other product or service in the market.
Trademark is an asset which is registered under the Trademark Act, 1999. To protect a trademark from being copied, the inventor of trademark need to get it registered. The trademark registration gives you an exclusive right to use that particular trademark for your business and marketing your brand.
Once a trademark registration is done, the symbol R can be used and the registration is valid for 10 years. Registered trademark can be renewed before their expiry and can be renewed again for another 10 years.
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