Taxation aspect of Trademark Valuation

Trademark Valuation Trademark is basically a mark which can be represented geographically and distinguish the goods and services of one party from those of others. Trademarks include name, symbol, Logo, colour of goods, shape of goods, packaging of goods etc. Trademarks are important commercial and economic tools and are being heavily endorsed in order to […]

Caught in the Cross Hairs of WIPO and Indian Trademark Office

By changing time registration and timelines for Trademark registration has also evolved. After the Trademark amendment, 2017, the registration and timelines of Trademark has become stricter and quicker. We’ve all seen positive changes happening within the IP regime after the amendment, but still there’s lag in some areas like in the Application for Madrid Protocol. […]

Understanding the Scrutiny Report Or discrepancy Notice Issued by Trademark Office in India

Scrutiny Report or Discrepancy Notice By filing a Trademark Application in the Registry, Registration of Trademark is being done. After registration if any changes are to be made, an application is given to the Trademark office. This application is to be given along with the supporting documents or forms to the Trademark office. If the […]

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 […]