Trademark is a unique sign or indicator used by an individual, business organization or other legal entity to identify that the products and /or services are offered to the consumers with which the trademark appears. It would have originated from a unique source of origin, in order to distinguish its products or valid for services from those of other entities.
A There are various types of marks namely
A Trademark is essentially a product of competitive economy where more than one person competed for the manufacture of the same product which necessitated the marking of each manufactured goods by a symbol which distinguished similar goods made by others. The modern trademark has three major functions to perform. They are origin function , quality or guarantee function, investment or advertising function.
The term of trademark is ten years and it can be renewed life long for every ten years. Trademark can be a word, phrase, logo, symbol, design, image, or a combination of these elements. Example: Coco-Cola, IBM, AIRTEL etc.