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Characteristics and Qualities of Perfect Trademark

Corporate Law : Learn about the characteristics and qualities of a perfect trademark, including uniqueness, ease of pronunciation, memorability, a...

April 10, 2024 510 Views 0 comment Print

Understanding Genericide and Its Impact on Trademarks

Corporate Law : Learn about genericide in trademarks, its impact, and strategies to prevent it. Get expert legal advice from Compliance Calendar t...

April 2, 2024 276 Views 0 comment Print

Trademark Fashion Statements: Cultural Significance of Fashion Items & Accessories

Corporate Law : Explore the cultural significance of fashion items and accessories and the role of trademarks in safeguarding brand identity in th...

March 26, 2024 270 Views 0 comment Print

Trademark Disputes and Alternative Dispute Resolution 

Corporate Law : Discover how to navigate trademark disputes in India with alternative dispute resolution methods. Learn about ADR benefits and its...

March 18, 2024 633 Views 0 comment Print

Transfer or Assignment of Trademark

Corporate Law : Discover the process and types of trademark assignment. Learn about procedures, required documents, and benefits for a smooth tran...

March 18, 2024 327 Views 0 comment Print

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Company Secretaries in Practice can act as IPR/Trade Marks agent: ICSI

CA, CS, CMA : Company Secretaries in Practice are allowed to be registered as Trade Marks Agent under Rule 144 of the Trade Marks Rules, 2017, r...

May 18, 2023 3462 Views 0 comment Print

Rajasthan High Court Restrains Bureau of Indian Standard from interfering use of Trade Mark by Cement Company

Corporate Law : A writ petition is filed before Hon’ble Rajasthan High Court, Jodhpur while challenging the Circular dated 28.08.2020 being issu...

May 18, 2021 777 Views 0 comment Print

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 Cooperatio...

September 26, 2020 378 Views 0 comment Print

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 ...

September 22, 2020 585 Views 0 comment Print

ICAI Advisory on unauthorised use of Trademark ‘ICAI’

CA, CS, CMA : Mark 'ICAI' which is the acronym of the Institute has acquired a distinctive character and as it exclusively considered to be asso...

May 31, 2020 3069 Views 1 comment Print

Latest Judiciary

Trademark Disputes: Shyam Sel and Power Limited vs. Shyam Steel Industries Limited – A Case Study

Corporate Law : Dive into the Supreme Courts judgment in Shyam Sel & Power Ltd vs Shyam Steel Industries Ltd case regarding trademark infringement...

April 2, 2024 81 Views 0 comment Print

NCLAT Rules NCLT Can Decide Trademark Issues in IBC Cases

Corporate Law : Gloster Cables claims ownership of the GLOSTER trademark in a dispute with Fort Gloster during insolvency proceedings. Learn about...

March 3, 2024 246 Views 0 comment Print

Delhi HC Awards ₹12 Lakhs in Castrol vs. ‘Newcast Roi Racing’ Trademark Infringement Case

Income Tax : Explore the Delhi High Court's landmark judgment awarding ₹12 lakhs to Castrol in a deceptive trademark case against 'Newcast Ro...

February 26, 2024 408 Views 0 comment Print

Theobroma vs. Theos: Delhi High Court Resolves Bakery Trademark Battle

Corporate Law : The Delhi High Court settles the trademark dispute between Theobroma Foods Pvt. Ltd. and Theos Food Pvt. Ltd. Read the full judgme...

October 22, 2023 912 Views 0 comment Print

Bombay High Court’s Landmark Ruling on Trademark Use in Meta-Tags

Corporate Law : Discover groundbreaking People Interactive v. Gaurav Jerry case where Bombay High Court deems trademark use in meta-tags illegal, ...

October 4, 2023 7695 Views 0 comment Print

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Draft Trade Marks (1st Amendment) Rules, 2024

Corporate Law : Explore the proposed Trade Marks (1st Amendment) Rules, 2024 by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Learn about adjudication pr...

January 2, 2024 1314 Views 0 comment Print

Comments invited for declaring two or more prime constituents of commodity on front side of package with Brand Name/ Logo

Corporate Law : The common or generic names of the commodity contained in the package and in case of packages with more than one product, the name...

August 16, 2022 513 Views 0 comment Print

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

Corporate Law : It has been brought to the notice of the under signed that the documents submitted at the counter of the Trade Marks Registry, Mum...

January 9, 2020 570 Views 0 comment Print

All about Trade Mark and Trade Mark Application in India

Corporate Law : A registered trademarks agent may apply in Form TM-G for alteration of his name, address of the place of residence, address of the...

March 6, 2017 12837 Views 0 comment Print

Process for trademarks made fully automated

Corporate Law : The process relating to generation & issuance of registration certificates for applications made for registration of trademarks ha...

July 28, 2016 19154 Views 0 comment Print

Trademark Genericide – Can this be a hurdle in your business?

June 20, 2022 387 Views 0 comment Print

The Trademarks Act of 1999 allows for trademark registration online, which are markings capable of being expressed graphically and differentiating one person’s goods and services from those of another. Sections 9 and 11 of the Act make it abundantly plain that a mark must be sufficiently distinctive to be registered.

Restrained from using ‘BURGER KING’ as trademark infringement

June 17, 2022 510 Views 0 comment Print

Restrained the defendants from offering or advertising any goods or services, using or registering corporate names, domain names or pages bearing the trademarks BURGER KING, BK and/ or any mark deceptively similar to the Plaintiff’s trademarks.

How does a trademark work | Everything you must Know

June 4, 2022 1218 Views 0 comment Print

Unlock the secrets of how trademarks work, from their identification role to benefits like consistent quality assurance and brand promotion. Understand the relevance of trademark registration, its unique identification, and how it serves as a shield, providing valuable assets for businesses. Discover the cost-effectiveness of trademarks and their infinite validity, becoming a powerful tool for brand protection and financial leverage.

Cost of Trademark Registration in India | Know Hidden Costs

June 1, 2022 1815 Views 0 comment Print

Learn about the costs involved in trademark registration in India and avoid hidden expenses. Understand the government fees and professional rates for a successful registration process.

No provision under Trademark contemplates defence of honest & concurrent to a charge of infringement

May 26, 2022 2460 Views 0 comment Print

Section 12 is essentially a provision which enables the Registrar to permit registration of a mark which is identical or similar to an existing mark in respect of same or similar goods. It does not envisage honest and concurrent user as a defence to an allegation of infringement of a registered trade mark.

Trademark / Brand / Logo

May 21, 2022 414 Views 0 comment Print

Discover the importance of trademarks for growing your business. Learn why registering your trademark can protect your brand and provide relief from infringement.

What is Trademark – Kinds of Trademark & Application Process?

May 10, 2022 4425 Views 0 comment Print

Get a detailed understanding of what a trademark is, the different types of trademarks, and the application process in India. Protect your brand with a registered trademark.

Using registered mark ‘MakeMyTrip’ by on Google Ads Program would amount to trademark infringement

May 6, 2022 1164 Views 0 comment Print

This Court is prima facie of the opinion that the use of the Plaintiff’s registered mark ‘MakeMyTrip’ on the Google Ads Program as a keyword would amount to trademark infringement.

Steps To File A Trademark For An Individual

May 3, 2022 1038 Views 0 comment Print

Learn how to file a trademark for an individual in a few simple steps. Find out the form, fee, and process to protect your products or services.

What is Trademark and why is it necessary?

May 3, 2022 846 Views 0 comment Print

Discover the importance of trademarks and how they help distinguish your brand from others. Learn why trademarks are necessary for legal protection and building brand reputation.