How to renew a Trademark in India?

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The registration of a trademark is valid only for a period of 10 years. After which, it can be renewed from time to time. Trademark renewal preserves those rights which are only available to a registered mark. In case the proprietor fails to renew the trademark, then he shall lose all the protection that comes along with registration.

Application for renewal of the trademark can be filed on or before 6 months, before the expiry of the registration in a prescribed form before the Registrar along with the requisite renewal fee.

A renewal request can also be filed within 6 months after the expiry of the renewal date along with the requisite late renewal fees.

If the request is not filed and the fees is not paid within the aforementioned periods, the trademark is liable to be removed from the Register.

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