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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

  1 comments |   187 Views

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

  3 comments |   428 Views

22 August 2017 at 11:14

Guidelines for obtaining the certified copies of the documents from the trademarks registry

  POSTED BY ajay amitabh suman

In matters pertaining to intellectual property right, this had been routine practice to summon the officials of Trade Marks Registry in order to prove the registered trademarks or pending trademarks of parties, during the trial in a civi

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18 August 2017 at 11:12

Should graphical representation of sound trademark be omitted ?

  POSTED BY Chirag Bhatt

As an IP Lawyer, I am thinking to write something on sound Trademark.First of all it is correct to say that everyone is familiar with the words 'sound' and 'Trademark' in their individual capacity of word. The origin of sound i.e. 

  3 comments |   192 Views

11 August 2017 at 13:22

No use of trademark, no remedy

  POSTED BY Chirag Bhatt

As an IP lawyer, let it be informed that when a trade mark is not in use, no remedy is available for protection of that trademark on the ground of non use of it. In fact if it is proved that registered trademark is not in use, and it creates chaos,

  2 comments |   334 Views

10 August 2017 at 16:40

Letter Trademark

  POSTED BY ajay amitabh suman

This article deals with the Trade Marks comprised of Letter. There may be cases where the Trade Marks is essentially of Letters. Letters are the most essential feature of the Trade Marks. There may be cases where Trade Mark is comprise

  1 comments |   409 Views

08 August 2017 at 12:55

Ordinary civil jurisdiction vs. ordinary original civil jurisdiction under the commercial courts act, 2015

  POSTED BY Chirag Bhatt

As an IP lawyer, I have gone through 'The Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act, 2015( herein after referred as Commercial Courts Act in short) and I find an interesting fact regarding the ord

  3 comments |   850 Views

04 August 2017 at 16:35

Should common law remedy prevail over statutory remedy in IP laws?

  POSTED BY Chirag Bhatt

As an IP lawyer, I always think about the remedies available under the umbrella of statutes and common law and whether common law remedy should prevail over statutory remedy in respect of the rights of Intellectual properties. Let me discuss it in th

  1 comments |   262 Views

31 July 2017 at 13:14


  POSTED BY Chirag Bhatt

As an IP lawyer, I am thinking up to what extend information related to intellectual property rights(IPR) becomes 'information' to be provided under the provisions of Right to Information Act,2005( herein after referred as RTI Act).IPR is a r

  1 comments |   389 Views

28 July 2017 at 11:26

Can damage be considered as specified value of IP property ?

  POSTED BY Chirag Bhatt

As an IP lawyer, I must appreciate the welcoming step taken by the Indian Parliament for enacting an Act 'THE COMMERCIAL COURTS, COMMERCIAL DIVISION AND COMMERCIAL APPELLATE DIVISION OF HIGH COURTS ACT, 2015'(herein after referred as Commerci

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27 July 2017 at 12:52

Shape of goods and its ambiguities

  POSTED BY Chirag Bhatt

As an IP lawyer, I have found many ambiguities in Indian Trade marks Act, 1999 and the Designs Act, 2000. For instance, shape of goods which is mentioned in the definition of 'mark' under section 2(1) (m) i.e. the definition of mark and in

  1 comments |   201 Views


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