Government of India
Ministry of Commerce and Industry
(Department of industrial Policy and Promotion)
New Delhi, 1st August 2014
G.S.R. ………… Whereas certain draft rules further to amend the Trade Marks Rules, 2002,were published, as required under sub-section (1) of section 157 of the Trade Marks Act, 1999 (47 of 1999), vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion) number G.S.R. 523 (E),dated the 1st August, 2013, in the Gazette of India ,Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section(i), dated the 1s` August, 2013, inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby, before the expiry of forty – five days from the date on which copies of the Gazette containing notification were made available to the public;
And whereas, the copies of the said notification were made available to the public on the 26th August, 2013;
And whereas, no objections and suggestions were received from the public;
Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (2) of the section 157 of the Trade Marks Act, 1999 (47 of 1999), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Trade Marks Rules, 2002, namely:-
1. (1) These rules may be called the Trade Marks (Amendment) Rules, 2014. ( 2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Trade Marks Rules,2002 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules), in the First Schedule, in column (3),‑
(a) against serial numbers 1,3,4,5,6 and 7, for the entries “3500.00”, the entry “4000” shall respectively be substituted;
(b) against serial number 71, for the entry “12,500.00 “, the entry “20000” shall be substituted.
3. In the said rules, (a) in the Second Schedule, in FORM TM-1, FORM TM-51 and FORM -TM 52, for the entries “3500”, the entry “4000” shall respectively be substituted.
(b) in FORM TM-63, for the entry “12500”, the entry “20000” shall be substituted.
(D.V P asad)
Joint Secretary to the Government of India
Note:- The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide notification number G.S.R 114 (E), dated the 26th February 2002, and subsequently amended as follows:‑
(i) G.S.R. 428 (E), dated the 20th May, 2010;
(ii) G.S.R. 1024 (E), dated the 29th December, 2010; and
(iii) G.S.R. 21 (E), dated the 14th January, 2013.