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 […]

Delhi High Court Held that Exact use of Trademark needed to constitute as Trademark Infringement

Recently Delhi supreme court during a case of Mankind Pharma Ltd Vs Chandra Mani Tiwari and Anr. held that ‘to constitute infringement under Section 29(5), it’s required to possess an equivalent or identical brand name and merely having an identical or deceptively similar trademark to the registered trademark wouldn’t constitute infringement.’ Brief Facts The plaintiff […]

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 […]

Use it or Lose it

Romer J. said in the case of Registered Trademarks of John Batt & co. and In Re Carter’s Application for a Trademark “one cannot help seeing the evils that may result from allowing trademarks to be registered broadcast, if i may use the expression, there being no real intention of using them, or only an […]