The Registry will issue a letter if there is any objection and the applicant will be given time to submit his appeal or written submission to overcome the objection. If there is no reply to ministry's letter, the application will be removed from the list of trade marks under consideration. If there is no objection to the application, it will be gazette in the government gazette where the public is given two months to oppose the application. If there is no opposition, the application will proceed to registration and upon payment of the prescribed fee, certificate of registration will be issued in due time.
Renewal : Under the Trade Marks (Amendment ) 1997, registration is valid for the first 10 years from the date of application and renewable every 10 years thereafter.