The registration of a trademarks shall be for a period of 10 years. After this period an application for renewal can be made to the Registrar on the prescribed manner and on the payment of the prescribed fees and the trademark can be renewed for a further period of 10 years.
At the prescribed time, before the expiration of the registration, the Registrar shall send a notice to the proprietor the date of expiration and fees for renewal. If the proprietor fails to renew within the expiration time, the Registrar may remove the trademark from the register.
It is pertinent to note that an extension period for renewal has been provided in case the proprietor fails to do it within the expiration date. Within 6 months from the expiration date of the renewal period, on payment of prescribed fee and surcharge, and in the prescribed form, the Registrar shall not remove the mark and shall renew for a period of 10 years.
Even after six months and within one year from the expiration of the last registration of the trade mark, on receipt of an application in the prescribed form and on payment of the prescribed fee, if satisfied that it is just, restore the trade mark to the register and renew the registration of the trade mark for a period of ten years from the expiration of the last registration.