Trademark Assignment Search

A mark can be assigned or transferred to another entity in any of the following manners: Complete assignment to another entity: The owner can transfer all its rights with respect to a mark to another entity, this includes the transfer of rights such as the right to further transfer, to earn royalties, etc.

Valid Proof In case of a dispute related to the trademark, legal rights would easily be established through the deed.

Trademark rights are transferrable through assignment agreements.

When a trademark is assigned by an owner to another party, its ownership is conferred upon the other party, either completely (with goodwill) or for a limited number of products or services (without goodwill). Such an agreement (often called an assignment deed) can be signed even if the trademark is unregistered; creative designers, for example, are often asked to assign ownership of the work to the entity that commissioned it.

Whereas India on the other hand allows the assignment without goodwill.

In addition to that, in case of the registered Trademarks, the Trade Mark Act 1999 also puts certain restrictions on the assignment of a registered trademark where there exist a possibilities of creating confusion in the mind of users/public.

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