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Trademark ownership transfer

Assignment of trademark means the transfer of rights from one owner to another. Trademark licensing is for the ownership rejoice for a particular logo and as such. Just like how a physical property is transferred from one person to another in terms of the will, the same can be done to the trademark registration too. Trademark assignment can be of two types- assignment of trademark without goodwill and assignment of trademark with goodwill. The trademark represents the Brand and hence it holds value for the business. It is an unique thing pertaining to word, slogan, photograph, logo, graphic, color combination, sound or even smell. In simple words it is the change in ownership in terms of the rights for the above mentioned things.

Trademark assignment is done with the agreement called as trademark assignment agreement. Assignment of unregistered trademark is done with the form TM M and assignment of a registered trademark with TM P form. Trademark transfer can be done with the fees prescribed as per the trademark rules, 2017 and is subject to approval of the trademark registry.

At Unilex Consultants we provide you a hassle free assignment of trademark procedure which would be dealt by our professionals within reasonable time frame. Our team takes care of the documentation and aids in provide you the realistic estimation of cost.

Documentation for transferring the trademark


Power of attorney


Assignment Deed


User Affidavit


Self attested KYC of proprietor


Board Resolution



Features of trademark transfer

    - All the rights regarding the previous owner of the trademark would not be valid.
    - The new owner would have the rights to market and boast about the trademark rights he/she has been entitled with.
    - Provides a way where some of the rights can be changed regarding the original owner.
    - The assignment deed must be prepared which contains all the essential information regarding who the initial owner is which should match the proof.
    - The trademark would be region based hence the rules might vary from different ROC and the state government hence it is must to mention the place with regards to the registration.
    - The owner must sign along with the date of validity of the deed where the starting date for the new ownership must be mentioned clearly.
    - The deed would be only between the assignee and the initial owner and no one else can be part of the deed.
    - The terms of goodwill must be mentioned out clearly.
    - It can be done for permanent period or a limited amount of time.

Unique Features of transferring trademark

    - Types of Trademark Assignment
    - Complete assignment of trademarks : In terms of complete assignment of the trademark, all the rights including the royalty, further transfers for the following would be enjoyed by the new owner of the trademark and the previous owner of the trademark would have nothing to do with the rights anymore. This scenario would happen if the company is sold out to another company, the previous company owner would have no rights to claim once the assignment is done.
    - Partial assignment of trademarks If the Partial Assignment is made, then the complete rights held by the company would not be transferred to the new owner. The rights are only held for the things that are assigned and rest of the rights are enjoyed by the previous owner only. This scenario would be valid if there are three trademarked categories and only the one is transferred the rest of the 2 are still enjoyed by the original owner.
    - Assignment of trademark with goodwill With the assignment of trademark with goodwill, the actual rights to use the trademark for the same line of products is transferred to the new owner. This means that the same amount of brand reach would be there as it’s the same trademark reach. For a product A the rights along with the usage is transferred for the new company which can run on the same basis as the old one.
    - Assignment of trademark without goodwill When the assignment is made without goodwill for the trademark, then only the rights are transferred to the new owner who has been recently entitled. The current rights holder cannot use it in the same product line up. The trademark only can be used for a different product and cannot be the direct competitor as the rights are shared by both the companies via the deed.

FAQs About assignment of trademark

What is trademark assignment ?
Assignment of trademark means the transfer of rights from one owner to the another. The trademark licensing is for the ownership rejoice for a particular logo and as such. Just like how a physical property is transferred from one person to another in terms of the will, the same can be done to the trademark registration too.
What are the types of assignment of trademark?
Complete assignment of trademarks Partial assignment of trademarks Assignment with Goodwill Assignment without Goodwill
Are the trademarks valid internationally?
In a nutshell no, they are registered in accordance with the Indian law, hence the trademarks can be enjoyed for rights within India.
When can be the term ™ can be used ?
The term ™ can be used once the trademark registration number is assigned to the company.
What is the most important part of the assignment deed?
It is very important to mention in the assignment deed whether the assignment is along the goodwill or not.
What is the difference between Complete and Partial Assignment of Trademark?
In complete assignment, all the rights vested in a trademark including the right for further assignment are granted; whereas in partial assignment, there are certain restrictions on the transfer of ownership.

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