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A trademark objection occurs when the Trademark Examiner raises concerns or objections during the examination process, typically due to similarity with existing trademarks or non-compliance with legal requirements.

The procedure involves drafting a detailed reply addressing the objections raised by the Examiner, providing evidence and arguments to support the trademark's distinctiveness, and filing the reply with the Trademark Registry.

Applicants typically have 30 days from the date of receipt of the objection to submit a response to the Trademark Registry.

 Yes, Avenue Advisory provides expert assistance for drafting comprehensive replies, addressing objections effectively, and maximizing the chances of successful resolution.

Common reasons include similarity with existing trademarks, lack of distinctiveness, descriptive nature of the trademark, or non-compliance with legal formalities.


Documents such as the trademark objection letter, evidence of distinctiveness, legal arguments, and supporting documents are required.

Failure to respond to a trademark objection within the deadline may lead to abandonment of the application, rendering it liable for rejection by the Trademark Registry.

Yes, applicants have the option to appeal against the rejection by filing an appeal with the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) within the prescribed timeframe.

Avenue Advisory ensures effectiveness by conducting thorough research, crafting persuasive arguments, and leveraging expertise in trademark law to address objections comprehensively.

Outsourcing to Avenue Advisory ensures professional representation, timely response, and increased likelihood of overcoming objections, thereby safeguarding the trademark registration process.

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