How to Recognize well known Trademarks in India

Well known marks play a crucial role within the global market because it is understood to the overall public and enjoys a reasonably high reputation within the market. The primary time documented trademarks was discussed within the Paris convention, 1883, wherein the said convention began certain guidelines for cover of documented trademark but they didn’t […]

What steps should Trademark owners take to avoid future Litigation

In recent times it is very important to protect your brand name as others may commercially disparage your brand. Trademark infringement is very common these days, therefore it is always advisable to take protection of your brand name.  Trademark owner at initial stage and do so much to avoid future litigation or conflicts. The following […]

A Legal Analysis on Non-Conventional Trademarks

Nature and Scope of Non-Conventional Trademarks Traditionally Trademarks of name, logo, symbol, tagline get registered and are referred to as conventional trademarks. Although now a days trademark isn’t limited to only registration of name, logo, taglie, symbol etc but it also includes Trademark of Smell, taste, Texture, Hologram, motion, shape and therefore the ambience of […]

Brief Order A Must For ‘Advertisement Before Acceptance’ of Trademark

Brief Facts of the case In this case the Petitioner i.e. Mr. Jai Bhagwan Gupta who owns the Trademark “Jeera Pujari (Word mark)” and “Jai Pujari Brand (label mark)” and have been duly renewed by the petitioner. Later on he came to know that despite Petitioner’s already registered mark, trademark registry has advertised the respondent’s […]

“Image Trademark”- The Evolving Concept in IPR Jurisprudence

Introduction First time in India the concept of Image Trademark has been used by the Trademark of Indian Hotels Company Limited (IHCL). They obtained Trademarks for Taj Mahal palace Hotel and Tower Wing Exterior (Image) on 19th June, 2016. IHCL was able to secure a trademark for the hotel’s unique architectural design consisting of a […]