Posts Tagged "trans-border reputation"

Trans-border reputation of global trademarks in India

You have a brand but you don’t’ sell the products under that brand in India and neither do you hold a trademark registration for the mark in India. Meanwhile, someone in India adopts your brand name and starts manufacturing and selling products under that brand. If you have advertisements in magazines that are distributed in India and if your product is listed on a website accessible from India, can you then say that the reputation of your brand has spilled over into India?

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Usage Of Trademark In India– Literal or More To iT?

In my previous article about trademarks, one of the important pointers I had mentioned was about “use” of the mark. Considering that usage of trademark plays a pivotal role in trademark disputes, almost a decider in cases, it is important to explore it. So what is usage in India? How have the Indian courts and tribunals interpreted usage? Do the marks certainly have to be used in India to prove usage? Let’s explore!

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Physical presence of your goods or services is not required to protect your trademark in India

The case of trademark infringement and passing off was filed by EASYGROUP IP LICENSING LIMITED (the plaintiff) in respect of the alleged infringement and passing off by Easyjet Aviation Services Pvt Ltd. (the defendant).

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