Intellectual Property Rights In India: Protecting Trademarks, Patents, And Copyrights
According to a 2020 study titled "How can India step up its game?" by the Confederation of Indian Industries and EY, India has emerged as a favored choice for foreign direct investment (FDI).Read More
Important Aspects to Remember While Filing Patent in India
To avoid significant financial losses resulting from the unauthorized use of a registered trademark, it is crucial for companiesRead More
Reasons to Hire an External Trademark Monitoring Services Partner
To avoid significant financial losses resulting from the unauthorized use of a registered trademark, it is crucial for companies to promptly detect any signs of infringement and take action against the infringer(s).Read More
A Complete Guide to Design Patent In India - Process, Challenges, and How to Overcome them
A design patent in India is a form of intellectual property protection granted to the owner of a unique design for a product or article of manufacture.Read More
In What Ways can trademark registration be cancelled?
Whether you're a business owner looking to part ways with a trademark or a lawyer assisting a client in doing so, you need to understand the proper procedures and know how to cancel a trademark registration online.Read More
What Is The Process Of Getting A Patent In India, and What Would Be The Cost Involved?
Do you have an invention or idea that you think can make a great impact? Patenting is the best way to protect and monetize your idea and make sure you get the recognition you deserve.Read More
Navigating Patent Rejection: Strategies for Resolving
If you've spent time and energy developing a product or invention, the last thing you want to hear is that your patent application has been rejected.Read More
Design Patent Filing: Don't Get Caught Off-Guard - Know What Can Go Wrong!
It's time to get serious about protecting your inventions and ideas. Filing a design patent is the key to doing just that. A design patent provides legal protection for the unique design of a product or device.Read More
The Ultimate Guide to Online Trademark Registration in India
Trademark registration in India can be done online through the official website of the Indian Trade Marks Registry (TMR). The process involves filling out an application, paying a fee, and submitting it along with any required documents.Read More
The Ultimate Guide to Online Trademark Registration in India
A trademark is a legally registered symbol, word, or phrase that represents a company and/or its products. It serves as an identifier and helps to distinguish the goods or services of one company from those of another and to indicate the source of the goods or services.Read More
Can You File A Design Patent To Protect From Infringement?
Designs perceived by all create a big impression on the viewerâ€™s eyes and so must be protected from being copied. As such, creators of designs apply for design patent using the legal system.Read More
How to Get a Better Design Patent?
A design patent is a type of intellectual property that protects the ornamental design of an object. It is granted by the government and gives the holder the exclusive right to prevent others from making, using, or selling the registered design for a certain period, usually 15 years from the date of the grant, subject to renewal.Read More
How To Apply Or File For A Provisional Patent Online In India?
A patent is a kind of IPR (Intellectual Property Right) which provides owners with the sole rights to restrict others from using, making, selling, providing sale or importing patented processes or product of the unique idea or invention without their consent. Such a beneficial concept offers an advantage to the holder of patents for marketing new products and maximizing their revenue.Read More
PROTECTING A WELL-KNOWN TRADE MARK IN INDIA
A trade mark may be a sign, design, or expression which identifies goods or services of a person/business from those of others. Section 2(zb) of the Trade Marks Act, 1999, ("the Act") defines a trademark as "a mark capable of being represented graphically and is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one person from those of others".Read More
TRADE SECRETS: MEANING AND PROTECTION
Trade secrets include any business information having commercial value and is unknown to others. Trade secret consists of formulas, processes, designs, patterns or compilations of information that possess inherent economic value. One of the most famous examples of trade secret is the Coca Cola formula.Read More
SIX CONTINENTS HOTELS INC VS AP LEISURE PRIVATE LIMITED & ANR
In the recent case of SIX CONTINENTS HOTELS INC ("Plaintiff") and AP LEISURE PRIVATE LIMITED & ANR. ("Defendants"), the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi decides whether the use of impugned mark by the defendant(s) constitutes infringement/passing off of the plaintiff’s well-known trademark.Read More
PPL VS CANVAS COMMUNICATION
In the recent case of Phonographic Performance Limited ("Plaintiff") Vs. Canvas Communication (“Defendant”), the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi decides that the owner’s right to issue licenses in respect of a copyright does not cede at any time, unless the owner grants exclusive right in that regard to a copyright society.Read More
CASE LAW : SABYASACHI CALCUTTA LLP VS MR. ANKIT KEYAL PROPRIETOR ASIANA COUTURE AND ORS
In a recent case of Sabyasachi Calcutta LLP (plaintiff) and Mr. Ankit Keyal proprietor Asiana Couture and ORS (defendants), the Delhi High Court decides whether the defendants are using a design which is similar to the registered design of plaintiff.Read More
Single Compound, Two patents and a Landmark Decision
In a current landmark decision of the Delhi High Court, AstraZeneca AB and AstraZeneca Pharma India Limited (the Plaintiffs) have been denied the request for interim injunction towards Indian pharmaceutical companies.Read More
BRITANNIA INDUSTRIES LTD. VS. GOOD DAY ORAL CARE & ORS
In a recent case of BRITANNIA INDUSTRIES LTD. ("Plaintiff") Vs. GOOD DAY ORAL CARE & ORS. ("Defendant"), the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi decides whether the use of impugned trade mark by the Defendant amounts to an association and a mistaken identity with respect to the Plaintiff’s well-known trade mark.Read More
SHAPE AND 3-DIMENSIONAL TRADEMARKS
In the recent years, the product market has become highly competitive. As a result, it has become crucial to protect the Intellectual Property which adds value to the products and businesses. Thus, with the changing trends, the concept of non-conventional trade marks has evolved.Read More
A MERE COINCIDENCE OR A PLANNED DECEPTION : RED BULL AG VS BAKEWELL BISCUITS PRIVATE LIMITED
The energy drink brand RED BULL AG (hereinafter, Plaintiff) had filed a trademark infringement suit against BAKEWELL BISCUITS PRIVATE LIMITED (hereinafter, Defendant) for using �Red Horse� marksRead More