Posts Tagged "fraudulent usage"

The law on acquiescence: Wake up before it’s too late!

Filing an application or obtaining a registration is only the first step to the long battle ahead; because once the mark has been registered, the owner has to be more vigilant in protecting it in this era of “passing off”. Here’s the thing, if you come across your mark which someone else is using, then don’t let it go by because if you don’t take an action soon you will not be able to act on it ever unless you are lucky enough to prove fraudulent usage on part of the other person. This post aims to decode the concept of acquiescence with respect to trademark infringement with the help of the judicial opinions in this matter.

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