Efficient recording of change in a tradmark registraiton
Q. What changes can be made against a trademark registration?
A. Change of name, address, merger, minor change in mark, restriction of goods, services..
Q. Can the changes made against a pending application?
Q. How long does it take for Trademark Office to record a change?.
A. 3-4 months on average.
Q. What documents are required for recording a change?
A. Original registration certificate; evidence of change; and a Power of Attorney.
Q. Does a Power of Attorney need to be notarized?.
A. No. Not required.
Q. Can a scanned copy of Power of Attorney and Declaration of change be accepted??.
A. No. Their originals are required.
Q. What can be evidence of change ?
A. A notarized declaration of change executed by holder; certififed copy of business registration certificate or the likes
Q. Why a declaration but not Power of Attorney need to be notarized?
A. It has been a well-established practice .
Q. Does merger need to be recorded as a change of name or assignment?.
A. As a change of name.
Q. Can owner renew a part of specificaiton of goods and services?
Q. How long does it take to record a change?.
A. 3-4 months.
Q. Can recordal of a change be recorded simultaneously with renewal?
A. Yes, it can..
Q. Will a certfied excerpt from business Registry showing a change of name without indicating address be accepted for recording?
Q. May a request be filed for recording a change agaisnt multiple registrations?