Can an Applicant claim a reduction in official fee?
Yes, the applicant can claim a reduction in official fee if at least one of the following conditions is satisfied:
- The Applicant is an Individual; or
- The Applicant is a Startup; or
- The Applicant is a Small Enterprise
However, such a reduction in fee will not be available if an eligible Applicant jointly files a trademark application with an Applicant which is “other than a Small Enterprise”. “Other than Small Enterprise” herein refers to a company/ organization which is not a Startup or a Small Enterprise.