The office of the Controller-General of Patents, Design and Trademarks (CGPDTM) has issued yet another notice dated November 26, 2013, in continuance of the Public Notice No. CG/Public Notice/TMR/2013-14//130, dated 20.11.2013, issued by the Registry notifying the initiation of a special drive for disposal of requests filed for recordal of post-registration changes in the registered trademarks.
Main Highlights of the Notice:-
- The names of the designated officers authorized to take up particular set of cases on a given day is published.
- The designated officers at all the five branches, i.e.
Mumbai,Ahmadabad,Delhi,Kolkata and Chennai, shall take up for disposal all requests for recordal of post-registration changes made on forms TM 17, 19, 23, 24, 33, 34, 35, 36, 38, 42, 43 or 50 in the order of the number of registered trademarks.
- Where a single request has been filed for more than one registered trademark, the first mark mentioned in the request shall be considered for disposal by the designated officers.
- When there is an urgent need or demand in respect of hearing of a case, the scheduled date, or the designated officers and the cases to be taken up by them may be changed with prior intimation to the concerned public.