Trademark/ Copyright Litigation procedure and Strategies in India

If any brand has attained its popularity and genuinity in the market, then it is important for that brand ti commercially protect it from being misused by any thor parties. Therefore Intellectual Property protects these brands from being misused.  But many times the original brand’s replica or duplicate products are sold in the market at […]

How to Defend a Trademark Opposition?

Why would someone oppose your Trademark Application? One of the reasons that third parties would oppose your Trademark Application is that your mark is somewhere identical or similar to his mark because of which likelihood of confusion would be there amongst the consumers. In such case the burden falls on the opponent to proof that- […]

Opposition of Trademarks and its Timeline and procedures in India

After the examiner reviews the applied trademark and allows it by accepting the mark and publishes it in the Trademark journal. Then the trademark is open for opposition from third parties for the mandatory period of four months from the date of publishing. In case there is no opposition arose from any third party within […]

An analysis of Registration of Olfactory Marks/smell marks

Introduction The basic rationale behind the trademark as a word, symbol is to distinguish one’s gods and services from those of others.  The basic function of a trademark is to distinguish proprietor’s goods and services from those of others. Over the past few years, a new push for registration of trademarks has been given in […]

Intellectual Property Glance

To understand Intellectual Property we distribute it into three categories for better clarity and convenience- The Product of Intellectual Efforts- The product of Intellectual Property could be tangible as well as intangible and could encompass such outcomes as literary creations, artistic creations, books, music, song, dance, drama, sculpture, painting and computer programmes. It is to […]