Indian Trade Mark law saw its origin back in 1940 with the Indian Trade Marks Act thereafter increasing the need for protecting trademarks attributable to the rise in growth of trade and commerce. Since then, the trademark law has been
The abandonment of trademarks by the Registry and the events that ensued did steal the spotlight from another trademark issue that has come out at the same time. Right after the (for the lack of a better word) flight of
Let’s take a huge scoop of hypothesis and say that, Ben and Jerry ice-creams forgot to register their trademark in India, and in 2016 when they tried to come into the Indian market they see that there has already been
Gone are those days where sports were played as a result of passion and recreation. No one considered sports as a profession or a career. Today, it has become a huge business opportunity where people can mint money. The number
When starting a business I’m sure there are a multitude of questions that go through every entrepreneur’s mind. Barring the basic questions of whether or not to go ahead with launching something, on the trademark front there are a couple
Trademarks are at the sine qua non of any business; right from your name or the logos representing your brand, to the names of specific products or services – any particular term or slogan that is unique to your business are the
Phantom trademarks – What are they? An anomaly to our Indian trademark law is the concept of Phantom marks. Phantom trademarks are marks containing elements such as words, designations or phrases that are unfixed. It might incorporate a date,
Image Source The Controller of Patents, Designs and Trademarks recently through a public notice dated November 19, 2015 brought to the notice of the public the draft of the Trademarks Amendment Rules, 2015 proposing to amend the Trademark Rules, 2002
In my previous article, I’d written about how different aspects of the video game (story line, source code, characters, background music, screen shots, packaging) can be protected under the laws of copyright. In addition to this, there are different aspects of the trademark law that a game developer will have to keep in mind while creating a game is a world of unending possibilities.
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