Trademark Registration

Blue Chip International Offer Trademark Registration in Islamabad Pakistan.

Our Services include:

  • Trademark Registration in Pakistan.
  • Brand Name Registration in Pakistan.
  • Logo Search and Registration in Pakistan.
  • Trademark Registration and Process Details:Trademark in actual is a unique symbol or sign that is used by sole proprietor, firm, company and other businesses to identify that the product and services provided by them are original and originated from them.

    In accordance with the established practices of the most parts of the world, the trademark is also an intellectual property and is registerable. A trademark can be a name of business, related word, logo, symbol, image or combination of the aforesaid. The business with registered trademark has the right to commence legal proceedings in case the trademark is used by other businesses illegally. Therefore it is advisable to get your trademark registered to enjoy the rights bestowed to the owner of trademark in Pakistan.

    The main objective of trademark registration is to recognize the source of origination of the product or any service when used. In other words, trademark serves as an identification source of a product or service. There are certain legal rights associated with the registered trademark that is enforceable in case of breach or infringement of the trademark rights.

    It is worth mentioning that rights associated with trademark are useable in only in case of use of the trademark over the unique product or service of the business provided that there are no other legal objections associated.

    Different classifications of Trademarks in Pakistan and around the World:

    Goods and Services have been classified as per International classification of goods into 45 Trademark classes. Class 1 to 34 is related to goods and classes from 35 to 45 relate to services. This classification of trademarks is also known as Geneva Classification. In Pakistan, this system of classification is used as Pakistan is also the signatory of Geneva Accord. The objective of creating a system for classification of trademarks is to make sure that goods and services around the world are classified in the same way and there are no chances of conflict because trademark registered in any part of the world is used around the world without objection from any other businesses for reason of trademark conflict.

    Laws and legislation affecting Trademark Registration and it’s Protection:

    In Pakistan Intellectual property Organisation is the government body responsible for administrative control of trademarks in Pakistan. Intellectual Property organization works within the framework of Trade Marks Ordinance, 2001 and Trade Mark rules 2004 to protect the rights of businesses with registered trademarks. Under Trademark laws Registrar of Trademarks hears and decides matters relating to trademarks in the case of any kinds of objections. The proceedings are similar to a civil court.

    Process of Trademark Registration in Pakistan:

    • Search for trademark before filing of application of trademark registration.
    • Submission of application to the Intellectual property organization for trademark registration.
    • Initial review from Registrar of Trademark registration application.
    • Appearance before registrar by applicant/representative in case of objections from the registrar of trademarks.
    • Issuance of order by the registrar for publication of trademark in Trade Journal of Pakistan by the registrar of trademarks.
    • Publication of Trademark in the Trade journal of Pakistan.
    • Objections or applications in opposition to the Trademark registration in Pakistan.
    • Hearing before the registrar of objections in case any and decision by the registrar.
    • Trademark Registration certificate issuance.
    • Trademark application is filed through a representative by providing him the authority through power of attorney.
    • The validity period for trademark registration in Pakistan is 10 years.
    • Blue Chip International can provide all the services relating to trademark registration in Pakistan.

    Trade Mark Registration in Pakistan and Intellectual property organisation:

    Trade Mark registry (TMR) is one of the prime body of Intellectual property organisation of Pakistan. Trademark registry in Pakistan is regulated under Trade Marks Ordinance, 2001.

    Trade mark registry is basically a government body and it is assigned the role of trade and services across the country. It has the working of similar to a civil court and in case of any objection the appeals are filed with the high court’s of provinces. Trade mark registry is supervised by a Registrar and the office of Registrar is in Karachi city.

    Function of Trade Mark Registry

    After the application of Trade Marks Ordinance, 2001 understanding about the importance of trade marks for businesses has increased tremendously. Trade Mark is also assigned with the role to create awareness among old and new entrepreneurs about the importance of the trademark for businesses and the security and protection that adds to businesses with its registration. Trade Mark Registry has also created a separate helpline to address any queries in this regard.

    Data Digitization Section of Trade Mark Registry of Pakistan (Index Section):

    As soon as the application for registration of any trademark is received by the Trade Mark Registry office the role of this section of the Trade Mark Registry office begins. The basic role of this section of Trade Mark registry is to convert the application received into a digitalize form and issuance of acknowledgment against the receiving.

    Examination Section of Trade Mark Registry of Pakistan (Eight):

    The basic role of examination section Trade Mark Registry section is to examine the application received under the different categories of goods and services created and examine whether the application is submitted is in accordance with the prescribed criteria.

    If the application is found correct then it is accepted by the Registrar and is forwarded to the Journal section. If there are any objections to the application they are immediately conveyed to the application for correction and resubmission.

    Journal Section of Trade Mark Registry:

    Journal section is responsible for publication of trademark journal.

    Opposition Section of Trade Mark Registry:

    Opposition section of trademark registry office addresses any objections filed against the trademarks.

    Registration Section of Trade Mark Registry:

    The section of Trade Mark Registry is responsible for issuance of trademark registration certificate.

    Post Registration Section of Trade Mark Registry:

    Post registration section deals with the any matters that arise after the publication of trademark.

    Renewal Section:

    Trade Mark once registered is valid for 10 years and afterwards renewed through this section.

    Record Section:

    Maintenance of records of all trademarks is assigned to this section.

    Legal Section:

    Legal section handles legal matters that arise in courts in case of dispites in trademarks.

    Administration / HR / Accounts Section:

    Deals with Admin, HR and Accounts matter.

    IT Section:

    IT section deals with IT infrastructure of Trade Mark Registry office.