A trademark is a unique symbol or word used to represent a business or its products. Once registered, that same symbol or series of words cannot be used by any other organisation, forever, as long as it remains in use and proper paperwork and fees are paid.
A registered trademark shall be protected for a period of 10 years and can last forever provided it is renewed every 10 years.
Registration of your mark as a trademark gives you the sole right to use that mark in relation to your class of goods or service.
The applicant is not encouraged to list or claim the entire class heading of each class of goods or services in the application form . Class headings only serve as general indications of the type of goods or services and may not cover all the goods or services in the class. You should itemize the specification of goods or services of your interest in the application…