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Intellectual Property -Oil of the 21st century

Corporate Law - Every time we hear about the word Intellectual property, we should just look around and observe that there are hundreds of things around us which are inventions, creations of minds and whose origin can be traced back from to ancient use of stamps, design on flags for identifying the troops to today’s global world. But […]...

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Advantages and Procedure For Registration of Trademark

Corporate Law - ADVANTAGES OF TRADEMARK REGISTRATION Exclusive rights to the owner of Trademark A registered Trademark owner has an exclusive right to utilize the Trademark under the each class where it is registered. The proprietor has the sole authority of a Trademark and others cannot use that mark under the same Class. Create Goodwill or Trust Tradem...

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How to Transfer Ownership of Trademark in India

Corporate Law - Trademark Ownership Transfer Over time and with continuous development in almost every industry around the world, trademarks have become one of the fastest and most exclusive Intellectual Property (IPRs) rights in India. A trademark, which identifies and distinguishes business products or services from others, benefits not only products b...

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Celebrity Trademarks in India

Corporate Law - Introduction The Intellectual Property Laws in India do not define the term ‘celebrity’. Celebrities can be defined as people who enjoy public recognition by a large share of a certain group of people. Attributes like attractiveness, extraordinary lifestyle or special skills are observed in celebrities generally. Since they are famous...

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Trademark Duration in India: The Renewal of Trademark

Corporate Law - Apply trademark Registration Online NOW  Under the Trademark Act 1999, the duration of trademark registration in India is ten years. The renewal for a further 10-years period will require prescribed renewal fees.  Even though the regular duration of a trademark is 10 years from the date of the registration, however, it may vary in ...

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India, Denmark sign MoU on Intellectual Property cooperation

Corporate Law - The Union Cabinet in its meeting dated 15.09.2020 gave the approval for signing the MoU with Denmark in the field of IP Cooperation. The MoU aims at increasing IP co-operation between the two countries...

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Brief steps/stages for granting a trademark

Corporate Law - A trademark application is processed in accordance with The Trade Marks Act, 1999 and The Trade Marks Rules, 2017. 1. Application can be submitted offline or electronically through comprehensive e-filing module, 2. After receipt of the application, the application is queued for examination,...

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ICAI Advisory on unauthorised use of Trademark ‘ICAI’

Corporate Law - Mark 'ICAI' which is the acronym of the Institute has acquired a distinctive character and as it exclusively considered to be associated with Identity of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)....

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ICAI gets Registration of acronym “UDIN” as Trade Mark

Corporate Law - Registration of UDIN as Trade Mark Unique Document Identification Number (UDIN) is gaining acceptability in business and industry as a tool to bring authenticity to the certificates issued by the Chartered Accountants. More than 30 lakh UDINs have been generated and more than 1 lakh members have already registered on UDIN Portal. Bringing...

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CGPDTM introduces automatic system for patent certificates

Corporate Law - The process relating to generation & issuance of Patent certificates for applications made for grant of Patent has now been fully automated.Accordingly, from 3rd July 2017 the patent certificates will be generated through an automated system after the patent is granted by the Controller and shall be made available to the applicants concer...

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Delhi HC junks Britannia’s Plea of Trademark Infringement against ITC

Britannia Industries Ltd Vs ITC Ltd. (Delhi High Court) - Britannia Industries Ltd Vs ITC Ltd. (Delhi High Court) 1. On 1 1th September, 2020, the Trademark Registry registered the following trademark in favour of the plaintiff M/s Britannia Industries Ltd., in respect of “biscuits, bread, buns, rolls, bakery products, coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, rice, ta...

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Brief Order a must for ‘Advertisement before Acceptance’ of Trademark

Jai Bhagwan Gupta Vs Registrar of Trademarks & Ors. (Delhi High Court) - The Petitioner relied upon Section 9 and Section 11 of the Trademarks Act, 1999 and submitted that the Respondent should examine the trademark applications in an efficient and proper manner in order to ensure that none of the marks which are brought before the Respondent are similar to that which ar...

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Monopoly cannot be claimed on Words being Common to Trade

ITC Vs Nestle India Limited (Madras High Court) - In the present case, the dispute arose for the aforementioned reason as it is the case of the Plaintiff that the adoption of the deceptively similar expression Magical Masala by the defendant in the year 2013 for marketing their noodles amounts to passing-off....

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Sunfeast -Maggi Dispute – No Monopoly on word ‘Magic’, ‘Masala’

ITC Vs Nestle India Limited (Madras High Court) - The word Magic is laudatory. It is incapable of being appropriated by the plaintiff. As such no person can claim any monopoly over the said word Magic or Magical or their derivative as they are common to the trade. Therefore, it is incapable of being monopolised by any trader....

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ISKCON is a well-known trade mark & use by others of if it is Misuse: HC

International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) Vs. Iskcon Appaeral Pvt. Ltd. & Anr. (Bombay High Court) - At the outset, it is important to note that the claim of the Plaintiff that ISKCON is a well-known trade mark is not disputed by the Defendant. It is clear that ISKCON is a coined trade mark of the Plaintiff, that is to say that the said term ISKCON did not exists prior to the Plaintiff’s adoption...

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Guidelines for submission of Cash/Non-Cash documents at Trade Marks Registry

Public Notice No. TMR/HO/Public Notice/2020/410 - (09/01/2020) - It has been brought to the notice of the under signed that the documents submitted at the counter of the Trade Marks Registry, Mumbai were not classified properly due to which the documents were not get scanned and digitized as required and also not able to properly distributed in the respective sec...

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All about Trade Mark and Trade Mark Application in India

Notification No. F. No. 8/16/2015-IPR-IV - (06/03/2017) - A registered trademarks agent may apply in Form TM-G for alteration of his name, address of the place of residence, address of the principal place of business or qualifications entered in the register of trademarks agents. On receipt of such application and the fee prescribed in that behalf, the Reg...

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Process for trademarks made fully automated

Public Notice No. CG/Public Notice-/2016-17/TMR/ - (28/07/2016) - The process relating to generation & issuance of registration certificates for applications made for registration of trademarks has been fully automated. Accordingly, from 1st august 2016 the registration certificates will be generated through an automated system in accordance with the relevant prov...

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Date for Enrolment as Facilitators for Startups in Patents & Trade Marks

Notification No. CG/F/Start-up/Facilitators/2016/175 - (16/06/2016) - Accordingly, it is notified that all individuals and institutions who wish to apply as Facilitators for Startups in Patents & Designs and Trademarks may refer to the SIPP scheme details and Guidelines for facilitators and follow the procedure for registration, Form, terms and conditions etc. already...

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Reg. Request for Expedited Examination of Patent Application

Public Notice No. CG/F/2016/146 - (14/06/2016) - The Patents (Amendments) Rules, 2016 have come into force w.e.f. 16th May, 2016. In this regard the stakeholders and general public are hereby informed that in terms of provisions of sub-rule (13) of Rule 24C relating to expedited examination of applications, the number of requests for expedited exa...

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Delhi HC junks Britannia’s Plea of Trademark Infringement against ITC

Britannia Industries Ltd Vs ITC Ltd. (Delhi High Court)

Britannia Industries Ltd Vs ITC Ltd. (Delhi High Court) 1. On 1 1th September, 2020, the Trademark Registry registered the following trademark in favour of the plaintiff M/s Britannia Industries Ltd., in respect of “biscuits, bread, buns, rolls, bakery products, coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, rice, tapioca, sago, artificial coffee; flour an...

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Intellectual Property -Oil of the 21st century

Every time we hear about the word Intellectual property, we should just look around and observe that there are hundreds of things around us which are inventions, creations of minds and whose origin can be traced back from to ancient use of stamps, design on flags for identifying the troops to today’s global world. But […]...

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Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Advantages and Procedure For Registration of Trademark

ADVANTAGES OF TRADEMARK REGISTRATION Exclusive rights to the owner of Trademark A registered Trademark owner has an exclusive right to utilize the Trademark under the each class where it is registered. The proprietor has the sole authority of a Trademark and others cannot use that mark under the same Class. Create Goodwill or Trust Tradem...

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Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

How to Transfer Ownership of Trademark in India

Trademark Ownership Transfer Over time and with continuous development in almost every industry around the world, trademarks have become one of the fastest and most exclusive Intellectual Property (IPRs) rights in India. A trademark, which identifies and distinguishes business products or services from others, benefits not only products b...

Read More
Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Celebrity Trademarks in India

Introduction The Intellectual Property Laws in India do not define the term ‘celebrity’. Celebrities can be defined as people who enjoy public recognition by a large share of a certain group of people. Attributes like attractiveness, extraordinary lifestyle or special skills are observed in celebrities generally. Since they are famous...

Read More
Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Trademark Duration in India: The Renewal of Trademark

Apply trademark Registration Online NOW  Under the Trademark Act 1999, the duration of trademark registration in India is ten years. The renewal for a further 10-years period will require prescribed renewal fees.  Even though the regular duration of a trademark is 10 years from the date of the registration, however, it may vary in ...

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Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Trademark Valuation And Taxation

Trademark is defined as a mark (may include symbols, colour, shape, packaging of goods, etc.) that encompasses the capability to geographically represent and distinguish the goods or services of one party from other parties.It is a set of rights that enables the use of such marks by the owner to the exclusion of other parties. […]...

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Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

Trademark Registration Compulsory For E-Commerce Companies

A unique symbol or word(s) used to signify a business or its products is known as Trademark. Once registered, that same symbol or series of words cannot be used by any other organization, continually, as long as it remains in use and proper paperwork and fees are paid. Consider of the apple shape with the […]...

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Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

How to deal with objection in a trade mark application?

Unarguably, having your own brand and developing it is one of the best things you could do to have a prosperous business and thus protecting the brand is also pertinent which could be done through registering your brand as a trademark with the appropriate authority. Registering a trademark is easier said than done as it’s […]...

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India, Denmark sign MoU on Intellectual Property cooperation

The Union Cabinet in its meeting dated 15.09.2020 gave the approval for signing the MoU with Denmark in the field of IP Cooperation. The MoU aims at increasing IP co-operation between the two countries...

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Posted Under: CA, CS, CMA |

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