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04 February 2019 at 11:37

Catching unidentified Counterfeiters and John Doe Order

  POSTED BY ajay amitabh suman

Trademark and Copyright infringement has been rampant throughout the world including in India. The Right Holders are supposed to be vigilant in taking action against the violators in order to safe guard

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16 January 2019 at 11:22

No monopoly over the whole class of goods except particular goods holds SC

  POSTED BY Harshwardhan Tiwari

The Hon'ble Supreme Court of India on 26.07.2018 pronounced a landmark decision on the issue of Proprietor of a trademark claiming monopoly over the whole class of goods falling in the classification of goods and services with respect to the Trad

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11 January 2019 at 13:03

Inter play of trademark, design and copyright in shape of a product

  POSTED BY ajay amitabh suman

SHAPE OF PRODUCT, PROTECTED UNDER THE DESIGN ACT The Design Act in India protects only those Design, which are solely appealed by eye or in other word, the Design which are aesthetic in Nature are protectable in India. Earlier the Design Law

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23 October 2018 at 15:33

Arbitration as a resolution mechanism in intellectual property disputes

  POSTED BY Smita Singh

A dispute is considered arbitrable if: (i) it is covered by the Arbitration Agreement; (ii) parties refer the dispute to arbitration, in accordance with governing procedure; and (iii) it is capable of adjudication and settlement by arbitration.

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06 September 2018 at 11:32

5 reasons you should go get that trademark for your business

  POSTED BY Sidharth Nair

Any design, expression, logo or anything that remotely resembles an organization or a product belonging to a certain organization or individual can be defined as a Trademark. It is alternatively known as a Service Mark. Breaking the term down to its

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06 September 2018 at 11:31

The dynamics of copyright protection with the emergence of blockchain technology

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

IntroductionThe world is going through an era of technological revolution with the Internet playing a pivotal role along with other technological pawns in the game. But just like the Chinese belief of yin and yan, no good happens without some ills as

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29 August 2018 at 12:36

Intellectual properties in E-commerce

  POSTED BY Navin Kumar Jaggi

PREFACE:The development of the World Wide Web has significantly led to the evolution of the Internet from a mere technological infrastructure to a network linking people, and ultimately to the fore runner of the

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09 July 2018 at 11:10

Concept of well known trademark

  POSTED BY Adv. Minal Vaidya

IntroductionIn the regime of Trade Mark, attaining the status of a �well known mark� is a milestone because the protection of well known marks, go beyond the traditional standards and objectives of trademar

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02 July 2018 at 13:59

How to Register Trademark for your brand in India?

  POSTED BY registrationwala

A brand is the unique sign, design, symbol or name that can be used to differentiate the goods and services of one person from other. A well-established brand name helps the owner in gaining the competitive advantage in the market over his competitor

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06 June 2018 at 10:43

Trademark Pill for pharmaceutical industry

  POSTED BY Archi Bhatia

India has become a pharmaceutical capital of the world and is helping many countries with affordable drugs and vaccines. Our industry should be positioned to take benefit of new technology and changing laws and demographics. With life expectancy goi

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23 April 2018 at 17:34

Harley Davidson scores big against Infringer

  POSTED BY Archi Bhatia

Motorcycle manufacturer Harley Davidson had accused company Sun Frog of selling counterfeit merchandise which included T-Shirts, Leggings and Mugs through an online portal last year. Now the motorcycle manufacturer has obtained 19.2 million dollars a

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20 April 2018 at 13:07

Intellectual Property: Your right to your ideas and their benefits

  POSTED BY registrationwala

More often than not you stumble across an idea that is so groundbreaking, so mind boggling that you cannot help but look for ways to reap profits from it. Now, this idea is your intellectual property, and no one else has the right to call it their ow

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13 April 2018 at 12:08

The Evolution of Law on SHAPE Trademark in India

  POSTED BY ajay amitabh suman

It is a general saying that "A picture is worth a thousand words". A Pictures casts great impression on the human mind. If a pi

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21 March 2018 at 10:30

Monkey Selfie Case- Significance to Copyright Act, 1957

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

INTRODUCTIONWith the settlement[1] between David Slater i.e. wildlife photographer, and PETA another copyright dispute comes to an end leaving numerous unsettled principles and unanswered doubts. This makes Intellectual Property an indecisive, irreso

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22 February 2018 at 11:24

How to Choose Trademark Class for Trademark Registration

  POSTED BY Devyash Patel

Trademark Class is playing very important role during the Trademark Registration. Non legal background people always confuse about the trademark class like their business or brands are falling in which trademark class. so in this guide let you know a

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10 January 2018 at 12:21

Protecting Trans Border Reputation

  POSTED BY Kapil Chandna

A trade mark is a visual symbol applied to an article with a view to indicate the trade source from which it comes. It can be a word, device, label, name, letter, numeral, brand, heading or colors. The purpose of the trade mark is to distinguish good

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06 November 2017 at 13:44

Can Section 15 of the Copyright Act, 1957 be applied to an original artistic work of engineering drawing?

  POSTED BY Chirag Bhatt

As an IP lawyer, let me write something on a burning issue related to an applicability Section 15 of the Copyright Act, 1957 ( herein after referred as the Act for short) to an original artistic work of engineering drawing. Before I write on this t

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16 October 2017 at 11:16

Tug of Trade mark War and Courts of law in respect of Permitted User

  POSTED BY Chirag Bhatt

As an IP Lawyer, I become a witness of many IP battles in the battlefield i.e. court of law. One of the battles is in respect of permitted user of the trade mark. Let me discuss it by way of writing this blog. The issue of this article is whether a p

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11 September 2017 at 17:21

Can a suit for groundless threat be transferred to High Court under Designs Act?

  POSTED BY Chirag Bhatt

As an IP lawyer I have come across an issue pertaining to transfer of a suit of groundless thereat under section 23 of the Designs Act, 2000 from District Court to High Court which stimulates me to write this blog. The question is whether a suit for

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25 August 2017 at 10:52

Whether a title of a book can be registered as a trademark !

  POSTED BY Chirag Bhatt

AUG24As an IP lawyer while reading one judgment, I inspire myself to write this article in respect of a subject that whether a title of a book can be registered as a trademark. The basic information pertaining for getting a trade mark registered is t

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