Q. The validity term of a registered trademark in India is?

[A] 10 years

[B] 20 years

[C] 40 years

[D] Unlimited time

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation: The validity term of a registered trademark in India is ten years from the date of filing, renewable an unlimited number of times for a period of ten years.

  • A request to renew a trademark may be submitted within one year before the expiration of a trademark or 6 months after the expiration thereof upon payment of the surcharge.
  • A request for restoration of the mark can be filed within one year from the date of expiry of the validity term on payment of additional fees.

Source: TMH Ramesh Singh