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Highlights of Trademark Rules 2017 (Part 1) : Revised Trademark Fees and comparison with Trademark Rules 2002

  On the 6th of March 2017, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion notified that the Trademark Rules 2017 would replace the earlier Trademark Rules, 2002. The amended Rules aim at simplifying the registration procedure with fewer forms, speedy examination and improved online filing process. The 2017 Rules have however substantially hiked the trademark registration costs in India. The revised Trademark Fees under the Trademark Rules 2017 and a comparison with the applicable fees under the 2002 Rules are given below. The…

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