Can a trademark be opposed after registration?
After advertisement of a trademark in the Trade Marks Journal, any person can oppose registration of the trademark for a period of 3 months (which may be extended by a period not exceeding 1 month).
If a trademark opposition is successful, the registration of the trademark will be refused..
What do you do if someone opposes your trademark?
If your trademark has been opposed, an answer must be filed with the USPTO within 30 days from receipt of the opposition. If you are filing the answer individually, or with the help of a Trademark Attorney, every part of a complaint must be responded to.
How much does it cost to oppose a trademark?
How can I oppose a trade mark application and what does it cost? If you want to oppose the registration of a trade mark then you must file a TM7 ‘Notice of opposition and statement of ground’. If your opposition is only based on Sections 5(1) and/or 5(2) grounds the fee will be £100.
Can a registered trademark be challenged in India?
If the order is passed by the registrar, the applicant can file an appeal with the IPAB within 90 days. The order in the appeal can be challenged by filing a writ petition in the relevant high court under Articles 226 and 227 of the Constitution. What is the procedure for surrendering a trademark registration?
How long do you have to oppose a trademark?
thirty daysThe trademark opposition period is a period of thirty days when anyone with a real interest in the proceeding can oppose the trademark application and attempt to stop the trademark from being registered.
Can I challenge a trademark?
You may challenge a trademark registration issued by the USPTO by filing a petition to cancel the registration with the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board (TTAB).