Posts Tagged "Amendments"

Delhi HC allows amendments to trademark applications

We had recently written about an order that was passed by the Controller General of Patent, designs and Trademarks restricting the amendments that can be made to a trademark application and hoped that IPAA would appeal this matter. It has come to our notice that IPAA in fact took up this matter before the Delhi High Court and the Court quashed the order passed by the Controller General of Patent, Designs and Trademarks on October 9, 2014.

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Restrictions imposed by the Indian Trademark Office for amending your trademark applications.

The issue dates back to 2nd February, 2012 and 8th June, 2012 when the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (CG) issued an Office Order No: 1 of 2012 and Office Order No:16 of 2012 respectively, that placed restrictions on amendments that can be made to a trademark application, more importantly the restriction in respect of amending the date of usage of the trademark in India.

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Trademark filings in India to get a tad more expensive.

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry through the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion has published a draft of the amendments to the Trademark Rules 2002 on August 01, 2013. A copy of the rules can be found here.

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Amendments to the Indian Trademarks Law – What does this mean to you?

The Trade Marks (Amendment) Act 2010 and the Trade Marks (Amendment) Rules, 2013 came in to force on July 08, 2013. In principle the amendment marks the official entry of India to the International Filing System under the Madrid Protocol. The Madrid system enables Indian businesses to file a single application in one language, one fee in one currency in India for registration of their trademark in all or any of the member countries of the Madrid Protocol.

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