The Trade Marks Registry was established in India in 1940 and presently it administers the Trade Marks Act, 1999 and the rules thereunder. It acts as a resource and information centre and is a facilitator in matters relating to trade marks in the country.

The objective of the Trade Marks Act, 1999 is to register trade marks applied for in the country and to provide for better protection of trade mark for goods and services and also to prevent fraudulent use of the mark.

The main function of the Registry is to register trade marks which qualifies for registration under the Act and Rules


Trade Mark Acts and Rules
Trade Marks Act, 1999  
New Elements in the Trade Marks Act, 1999  


Trade Marks Rules 2002, Forms & Fee
Trade Marks Forms and First Schedule
Trade Mark Froms
Form TM-54

Trade Marks Application fees has been revised as per Gazette Notification Dated: 29th December, 2010
Notifications - TMR Amendment Draft Rule 2010  GSR 731(E)
Notification 20-05-2010