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 […]

“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 […]

Protect your Intellectual Property with the help of a Trademark Attorney

Introduction Trademark distinguishes one’s goods/marks from those of others and it represents your business globally and will help you to identify the source of a particular goods or services which is provided to the customer by the owner of the business entity and thus it needs a special concern and safety from illegal parties. It […]

Arun Chopra Vs Kaka-Da-Dhaba Pvt. Ltd. & Ors.

Choosing the brand name is the most crucial step. As per trademark law, the mark must be distinctive from those of others and should not be generic. The distinctiveness requirement of a trademark has been subject of legal disputes on multiple occasions, especially when manufacturers have sought to use common or generic words in their […]