Trademark Objection Response:
When the registrar is of the opinion that the application is liable for objection, the status of the application is changed to OBJECTED. A copy of examination report will be communicated to the trademark agent mentioning the reason for the objection and the applicant has to file reply to the same within 30 days of the objection.
Analyse the examination report:
First step is to analyse the examination report and to determine the reason for the objection raised.
Draft reply to Objection:
Next step is to prepare an objection reply mentioning proper answer to the objection raised with supporting rule of law and judgments supporting the case, along with other supporting documents and evidence that validates the response.
Timelines for reply:
The reply to objection has to filed within 30 days of the examination report with supporting documents.
If the Reply is accepted:
If the response is accepted, the application will be processed further for registration and advertisement in the Trademark Journal.
If it is not accepted,
If it is not accepted, the registry will mark the matter for hearing and date / time wll be notified to the Trademark Attorney.