Are there any rights established by having a registered trademark?

Trademark owners are secured of the following rights:

  • Right to use the mark exclusively
  • Right to appeal against subsequent confusingly similar applications
  • Right to appeal for subsequent confusingly similar registrations to be canceled
  • Right to file an infringement case in court against third parties
  • Right to receive damages/compensation from infringing parties
  • Right to license interested parties to use the mark
  • Right to appeal for counterfeit goods bearing the registered mark to be seized by customs officers
  • Right to appeal against third parties for creating a transliterated version of the registered mark
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