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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 198 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 813 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 378 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 390 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 1089 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 3741 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 801 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 393 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 606 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 3168 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 324 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 450 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 537 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 1176 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 7842 Views 0 comment Print

Latest Notifications

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 1773 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 567 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 603 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 12987 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 19199 Views 0 comment Print

All About Trademark Opposition

August 26, 2022 1446 Views 0 comment Print

After the registrar has accepted the trademark application on the basis of distinctiveness and published the third-party opposition’s trademark in the journal, trademark opposition in India occurs at a later stage.

Trademark Infringement

August 23, 2022 2619 Views 0 comment Print

Understanding trademark infringement: Learn about unauthorized use of trademarks and the violation of exclusive rights attached to them.

Use of marks ‘facebake’/ ‘facecake’ restrained by Delhi High Court

August 17, 2022 621 Views 0 comment Print

Held that overall visual representation adopted by the defendants using mark facebake/ facecake clearly depicts the mala fide intent in obtaining unfair advantage by use of the mark similar to the plaintiff i.e. facebook

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

August 16, 2022 567 Views 0 comment Print

The common or generic names of the commodity contained in the package and in case of packages with more than one product, the name and number or quantity of each product shall be mentioned on the package

Trademark Trolls in India

August 13, 2022 1179 Views 0 comment Print

Discover the impact of trademark trolls in India. Learn about the importance of trademark registration in protecting your business from unfair trade practices.

HC explains when Trademark registration of shape of a product can be granted

August 4, 2022 2667 Views 0 comment Print

Settled legal position is that in order for a shape trademark to be registered, it has to be shown that the said shape is not the generic shape of the product. It has to be a distinctive shape that associates the mark with the source by itself without anything further like a name or logo appended on it.

Trademark registration expenditure is revenue expenditure

July 14, 2022 4851 Views 0 comment Print

Held that the expenditure incurred on mere registration of trade-mark is a revenue expenditure

Role of IPR in Protection of Biodiversity

July 4, 2022 16830 Views 0 comment Print

IPRs, as the term suggests, accord legal protection to concepts and data that square measure wont to develop new inventions or processes. These rights modify the holder to exclude imitators from selling such inventions or processes for such that time;

HC Orders Blocking of Website ‘myvoltascare.com’ for Trademark Infringement

July 2, 2022 348 Views 0 comment Print

Voltas Limited Vs Ashok Kumar (Delhi High Court) It has been submitted that the present suit has been filed seeking permanent injunction restraining Defendant No. 1 from infringing the plaintiff‟s registered trademark(s) through use of the registered and well-known trademarks VOLTAS and/or the VOLTAS Logo on the website www.myvoltascare.com, passing off the Impugned Website as […]

Use of Competitor’s Trademark as Keyword on search engines/App store not allowed

June 23, 2022 2124 Views 0 comment Print

HC held that, there would be no difference in the use of trade marks as a keyword on search engines as opposed to use as a keyword on App store searches. So long as the key words are being used for promoting a business, using a competitor’s trade mark, the same would be violative of the rights of the trade mark owner.

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