Trademark Restoration

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If a trade mark has been removed from the register due to non payment of the prescribed fee, the registrar of trademarks shall, after six months and within one year of expiry of registration is empowered to restore the trademark.

A trade mark refers to any device, brand, heading, label, ticket, name, signature, word, letter, numeral, shape of goods, packaging and combination of colours which distinguishes the goods and services of one business from those of others.

In India registration of trade mark is done as per the Trade Marks Act, 1999 with the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks. The amendments in the Trade Mark Rules, 2017 have addressed all the measures to facilitate online filing of trademarks and thus, the whole process has now become user friendly.

Trademark Registration Validity in India

Registration of trademark in India is valid for a period of 10 years from the date of application for registration. However it can be renewed again within 6 months before the expiration date.

Trademark Restoration

An application for restoration of trademark can be filed after 6 months and within 1 year from the date of expiry of the renewal date. The said application should be filed with the prescribed fees. The application should mention the reasons for not filing the renewal fees within the stipulated time period. In case the registrar is satisfied with the reasons mentioned in the said application, he may accept the restoration request and advertise the same in the trademark journal.

Affordable Packages



Includes drafting and filing of trademark restoration application with the trademark registry.


Affordable Packages


₹ 10,000

+ Tax

Includes drafting and filing of trademark restoration application with the trademark registry

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