Canadian Company Glamfit Body and Beauty Designer Inc. got trademark registration for ‘GLAMFIT’ in India
Glamfit Body and BeauDesigner Inc. is a Company incorporated in 2012 at Alberta, Canada. It was founded by Amrit Dhaliwal, a renowned model, fitness and beauty expert and business professional worldwide. She has gained experience in medical field, diet and fitness, beauty and fashion during hety r academics and career in fashion and fitness industry. She wanted to share all her experiences in beauty and fitness to individuals and companies all around the globe. For which she had started this company with the brand name ‘GLAMFIT’.
In the present competitive market place, registration of a trademark becomes essential for any Company, Organisation or Individual to distinguish and protect their goods and services from others. Registration also helps the owners, in creating a brand value of their mark for their products or services among the consumers.
Within few years her company get reputed not only in Canada but all around the world. Her business serves beauty and fitness services, where there are many companies available which provides similar kinds of services, and the competition is also high in the market place. Keeping all these in mind Amrit Dhaliwal, the founder and director of the Glamfit Body and Beauty Designer Company, decided to get trademark protection for ‘GLAMFT’ in Canada. In 2016, ‘GLAMFIT’ got trademark registration in Canada for all of its beauty and fitness products and services.
Since she wants to expand her knowledge and experience all around the globe, she started expanding her business with the brand name ‘GLAMFIT’ among other countries also. In India, also she had started her business and to get more protection among the other competitors in commerce and against the possibility of infringement of the reputed brand name ‘GLAMFIT’ by anyone else, she seeks trademark registration of the mark ‘GLAMFIT’, which has a logo where ‘GLAMFIT’ is written in a stylized manner. For this purpose she came in contact with Lex Protector International Law Office a renowned Law Firm, specialized in legal service and protection of Intellectual Property Rights in India as well as in other countries across the world, having its main branch office in Bhubaneswar, India. Lex Protector helped and assisted her in getting trademark protection for the trademark ‘GLAMFIT’.
First the Trademark Professionals of Lex Protector conducted a trademark search to know whether any similar or identical marks exist there for ‘GLAMFIT’ as well as for its logo. After being satisfied with the trademark search the Trademark Professionals of Lex Protector, filed trademark application for the trademark ‘GLAMFIT’ (Device Mark) before the Indian Trademark Registry in 2015. The trademark was applied for registration in several classes as its products and services fall in different classes in accordance with their categories. ‘GLAMFIT’ was applied in class 3 for its cosmetics and beauty products, in class 5 for dietary supplements, in class 9 for downloadable e-books and audio files and in class 41 for training and consultancy services in the field of fitness and exercise.
After few days of filing, objection was raised by the Indian Trademark Registry on the ground of possibility of likelihood of confusion among the people due to existence of similar marks as well as on the ground that the mark consists of such words, which may serve in trade to designate or imply the quality, intended purpose of its goods or service. In response to such objection trademark professionals of Lex Protector had filed the response on the basis of various principles and guidelines, which they had arrived at through research and analysis of number of cases and principles. The response was accepted by the registry and the trademark applications were published in the trademark journal for opposition by third party. However, no opposition came forward.
Finally in 2018, ‘GLAMFIT’ got registered and Trademark Registration Certificate was issued by the Registry. Upon successful registration now, ‘GLAMFIT’ has got more protection against infringement by others and also gained more reputation, fame for its products and services in India.