Trademark Rules, 2002 under Rules 11 and 12 provide for the regulations governing filing of fees and forms for the purpose of trademark prosecution in India.
Trademark application and prosecution in India since its inception involves the filing of various Forms by the trademark holder/ agent/ attorney with the Registry.
For smooth and successful prosecution of trademark applications, Forms are to be accompanied by prescribed fees and requisite documents as mentioned in the Act and Rules.
Few examples of frequently filed Forms are:
FORM TM-1- Application to register a trade mark for a specification of goods or services included in one class
FORM TM-2- Application to register a trade mark for goods or services included in a class from a convention country
FORM TM-51- Application for the registration of a trade mark for different classes of goods or services
FORM TM-52- Application for the registration of a trade mark for different classes of goods or services from a convention country
The FORMS along with the requisite fee for filing them are set out under the First Schedule which can be accessed at
As per the notification issued by the Government of India, the official fees for the following purposes have been revised w.e.f. August 01, 2014:
Application to register a trademark in one class has been increased from INR 3,500 to INR 4,000
Application to expedite examination of a mark has been increased from INR 17,500 to INR 20,000
The said public notice, specifying the increase can be accessed at http://ipindia.nic.in/iponew/publicNotice_07August2014.pdf
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