Taking a step further towards Digitization, the Indian Trademark
Office on 28/07/2016 issued a public notice, facilitating
automation and digital generation of trademark registration
certificate for the trademark applications having fulfilled certain
guidelines. Being effective from 1st August, 2016 the trademark
application meeting the following criterions shall be eligible for
automatic generation of trademark certificate:
Trademark Application published in the Trade Marks Journal
Number 1720 dated 23.11.2015 and thereafter,
No request for amendment on behalf of applicant is pending for
The copy of original trademark application being available in
the Trademark Registry's' database,
The application being completely compliant without having any
pending requirement for submission of fee, Power of Attorney, or
other relevant necessary documents. And,
The applications which have not been specifically prohibited or
barred by any court, IPAB or any competent authority for
This move is further seen to be one with the changing and
evolving needs of time. It is also pertinent to mention that the
generated trademark registration certificate shall be transmitted
to the registered email address of the applicant/agent and further
shall also be available on the official website (www.ipindia.nic.in ). Moving further to
facilitate the process the applicant/agent have been asked to
register the correct details of communication and email address for
a further smooth flow of operations.
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