There is good news for stake holders. Trademark Searching become free for public can help brand mangers protect their barns more easily in India. Patent Office has shown tremendous increase in their activity to improve patent and trademark system in India. With fresh efforts to clear the backlog, fees for filing trademark is also increased from Rs. 2, 500 to Rs.3, 500.With the e-filing facility for trademark filing , need for trademark agents is reduced , thus making take for entrepreneurs and brand managers easy.
Free Public Search will also help brand mangers to keep eye on Trademark infringement. We are also hoping India to join Madrid Protocol soon.