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Addressing the Challenges of Dormant Registered Trademarks in China: A Comprehensive Regulatory Approach

Corporate Law : Explore the challenges of dormant trademarks in China & a comprehensive approach to regulate them. Learn about causes, risks & tai...

May 8, 2024 141 Views 0 comment Print

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 633 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 312 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 291 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 798 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 3582 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 783 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 387 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 3102 Views 1 comment Print

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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 126 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 303 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 462 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 1011 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 7764 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 1398 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 528 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 585 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 12870 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 19157 Views 0 comment Print

Dispute of A Family Trademark Not A Trademark Dispute But A Family Dispute

July 10, 2020 6588 Views 0 comment Print

INTRODUCTION  A trademark, one of the most important Intellectual property incorporates any word, name, image, or any mix, used , or expected to be used, in business to recognize the products of one producer or dealer from merchandise fabricated or sold by others and to show the wellspring of the products. It is an imprint […]

Well-Known Trademark | Indian Standpoint

July 4, 2020 2508 Views 0 comment Print

Well-Known Trademark: India > GENERAL UNDERSTANDING Well-known trademarks are outcome of substantial and widely used mark. The usage, recognition, goodwill and reputation including others factors are the governing criteria for a mark to acquire the status of well-known trademark. A well-known trademark enjoys a special protection than a registered trademark. A mark becomes well-known trademark […]

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

June 26, 2020 1668 Views 0 comment Print

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 and use of the same.

Trademark Registration- Examples, Registration, Documents required & Validity

June 25, 2020 5406 Views 2 comments Print

Trademark means a mark capable of being represented graphically and which is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one person from those of others and may include shape of goods, their packaging and combination of colours. It can be a word, mark, logo, brand, symbol, packaging labels and wrapper, etc. used by manufacturers […]

Factors to te Considered before Filing A Trademark

June 20, 2020 2145 Views 0 comment Print

Trademark means any word, symbol, logo, slogan, product packaging or design that identifies the goods or services from a particular source and differentiates the same from other business brands. In the present day and age, with people becoming more and more aware about their intellectual property rights, it has become a daunting task to choose […]

Ignoring Intellectual Property Protection is Winding Up Business

June 14, 2020 1128 Views 0 comment Print

MSME / Traditional Business = Ignoring Intellectual Property Protection Is Winding Up Business Business has not changed but the way of doing the business has changed and infact the change is on fast track mode thanks to Technology. Due to this fast track mode, many of the traditional business who never changed the way of […]

Monopoly cannot be claimed on Words being Common to Trade

June 10, 2020 3870 Views 0 comment Print

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.

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

June 10, 2020 4479 Views 0 comment Print

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.

Trade Mark Registration Process

June 5, 2020 4929 Views 1 comment Print

Trade Mark Registration Process Step 1: ♣ Click on the following link to start the registration procedure ♣ Then register yourself by clicking on “New User? Sign Up” ♣ Then proceed for Registration, if you fulfil the following two requirements: ♣ Class II or III digital Signature from any of the Indian Certifying Authorities […]

ICAI Advisory on unauthorised use of Trademark ‘ICAI’

May 31, 2020 3102 Views 1 comment Print

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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