Certificate Course on Practical Guide to Trademark Prosecution: Module 1

  • What is a Trademark?
  • Concept of “Mark” and “Trademark”
  • Meaning of Trademark.
  • Global concepts related to Trademark – United States, European Union, United Kingdom.
  • Examples of famous Trademarks
  • Benefits of having a Trademark for business

Certificate Course on Practical Guide to Trademark Prosecution: Module 2

  • What is a Trademark?
  • Concept of “Mark” and “Trademark”
  • Meaning of Trademark.
  • Global concepts related to Trademark – United States, European Union, United Kingdom.
  • Examples of famous Trademarks
  • Benefits of having a Trademark for business

Certificate Course on Practical Guide to Trademark Prosecution: Module 3

  • Application for Registration of a Trademark.
  • Pre Filings Requisites every business should be aware before filing a trademark
  • What to consider before filing a Trademark?
  • Due diligence recommended before filings.
  • National Filing or International Filings – Which is recommended and when?
  • Process of Trademark Filings as per Indian Law.
  • International Filings of Trademarks as per Madrid Protocol.
  • Calculation of fees under Indian and International Law.
  • Demo video tutorial on how to file a trademark.
  • Sample exercises on preparing a Trademark Application.
  • Drafting of an Affidavit of Use.

Certificate Course on Practical Guide to Trademark Prosecution: Module 4

Post Application Steps and Process to be followed.
Stages of Trademark Registration –

-What is Examination Report?
-Replying to Examination Report – Points to keep in mind
-Sample Assignments – Drafting of Replies to Sample Examination Reports

Certificate Course on Practical Guide to Trademark Prosecution: Module 5

  • Trademark Opposition
  • What is a Trademark Opposition Notice and when is it filed?
  • Contents of a notice of opposition.
  • Drafting of a Notice of Opposition
  • Sample Assignments (Drafting of a Notice of Opposition based on case studies)
  • Key points to note before filings a notice of opposition

Certificate Course on Practical Guide to Trademark Prosecution: Module 6

  • Counter Statement
  • What is counter statement and when is it required?
  • Contents of a counter statement.
  • Drafting of a counter statement – Key points to keep in mind while drafting.
  • Sample Drafting Exercises (Drafting of a Counter Statement based on case studies)

Certificate Course on Practical Guide to Trademark Prosecution: Module 7

  • Evidence in support of opposition – How to file.
  • What constitutes evidence in support of opposition?
  • Examples of evidences that can be used in support of opposition.
  • Drafting a strong evidence – Key Points to Consider
  • Sample drafting exercises on drafting evidence in support of opposition

Certificate Course on Practical Guide to Trademark Prosecution: Module 8

  • Evidence in support of Application – How to file.
  • What constitutes evidence in support of Application?
  • Examples of evidences that can be used in support of application
  • Drafting a strong evidence – Key Points to Consider
  • Sample Drafting Exercises (Drafting of a Counter Statement based on case studies)
  • Further Evidences – When is it required and how to prepare for it.

Certificate Course on Practical Guide to Trademark Prosecution: Module 9

  • Hearing and Final Decision on registration
  • Hearing at the Trademark Registry – Procedure and Process.
  • TLA Hearing – What is it and how to prepare for the hearing?
  • General Do’s and Don’ts for a TLA Hearing.
  • Mock TLA Hearings
  • Opposition Hearings – What is it and how to prepare for the hearing?
  • General Do’s and Don’ts for a TLA Hearing.
  • Mock Opposition Hearings

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