Indian trademark office flags over 25,000 ‘incomplete’ applications; attorney reaction mixed

In an effort to process applications more efficiently, the Indian trademark office has identified and put on notice over 25,000 applications that either failed a compliance check or are deemed incomplete. Speaking to attorneys in the country, reaction has been mixed – commentators told us that, while there are some examples of “frivolous objections”, there has also been a tangible reduction in the time in which new applications are being accepted.

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