Trademark objection is raised by Trade Mark examiner at the time of examination of trade mark in which an official examination report will be issued by the registrar within 3 months to 1 year of filing application of Trademark Registration.
In simple terms, objection means expression of disapproving by regulatory authorities. There are common grounds of Trademark objections, which are as follows:
Section 11 lays down that a mark shall not be registered if there are plausible reasons to cause confusion amongst the public.
When the Trademark objections are raised by the registrar, a response should be filed within one month from the date of receipt of Examination Report otherwise, application shall be deemed to be withdrawn and treated as if it had not been accepted.