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 […]

Can the surname of a person be Trademarked?

Surnames and Trademarks Generally in India we have seen that businesses have been started by the surname of their family members or from the surname of a person who is starting the business. This practice has been followed in India for a very long time and such practice of adopting surnames for the name of […]

Direct and Indirect Trademark Infringement in India

The main purpose of the Trademark is to help people recognize the source of a particular good or services. The source in turn, helps people determine the quality. Quality is what usually consumers base their purchase decision on. This is why a trademark is of utmost importance within the economy. For the consumer a Trademark […]

Trademark Procedures And Strategies: India

Legal Framework In India Trademarks are protected under Trademarks Act, 1999 and ancillary legislation incorporated under, for eg. Companies Act, 2013 and therefore the Customs Act, 1932. These Acts and related rules prescribes the related procedures to be followed before the Trademark Registry. The Indian courts have taken the lead in issuing landmark decisions on […]

Types of Trademark

In this blog we will get to know about different types of Trademarks. It is essential to distinguish between the products in order to get the best suitable protection for the product. Falling to do so may end up in some lawsuit or may face loss in the revenue. Therefore, it is always advisable to […]