Overview of Trademark Opposition in India

In India, the Trademarks Act of 1999 (referred to as ‘Act’ further in this article) forms the legal basis for Trademark Registration, protection, and enforcement. The owner of a proposed trademark has to file a Trademark Application with the Registrar of Trademarks (referred to as ‘Registrar’ further in this article) at the Trademark Office for its registration. Upon receiving the trademark […]

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Overview of Patent Exploitation

A patent refers to a form of Intellectual Property (IP) granted over any method, process, device, or substance (after a successful Patent Application process) that is original, novel, industrially applicable, and involves an inventive step. Like trademarks, Patent Rights are also territorial, which implies that such exclusive rights are valid only in the country or […]

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Understanding Royalty-Free Music

Video creators can relate to the feeling of shooting impeccable videos, editing them to perfection, and then understanding that they still need terrific tracks to go with the said videos. As a video creator, you may hop onto your laptop, start searching for free music, and finally come across platforms or websites offering royalty-free music […]

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India – Liability of Industrial Design Infringement

For every business or brand owner at present, the design of a product has become a crucial concern, and why won’t it be, after all, “A thing of beauty is a joy forever.” The unique design of a product, such as that of Mini Cooper and Coca-Cola, forms brand identity.  The Designs Act of 2000 […]

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Patent Search and its Types in India

Before we delve into understanding the concept of Patent Search, let us first make ourselves familiar with the definition of a patent. A patent refers to an exclusive right granted by the patent authority of a nation to the inventor or applicant of a unique invention. Patent Rights exclude others in the industry or market from manufacturing, using, […]

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Overview of Direct & Indirect Trademark Infringement in India

Being a mixed market, India has many industries operating under the free market concept. Without any doubt, the competition in the Indian markets is exceedingly fierce. For any company to thrive and do exceptionally well in the open market, it must create brand recognition among the general public and enhance the brand value. The simplest […]

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Protection of Color Trademarks under the Indian Trademark Law

A trademark refers to a recognizable expression, design, or sign uniquely identifying the products or services of a specific source and differentiating them from those of others. A trademark may be located on the packaging, voucher, label, or the product itself. Other than traditional or conventional trademarks, another category of trademarks exists, known as non-traditional […]

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Trademark Enforcement Strategies – The Ultimate Path to Protection

Trademarks provide multiple crucial advantages to businesses and customers alike. They validate the source of products or services. Additionally, they help the customers distinguish between brands and understand the quality of the products they buy. Trademarks also carry all the image and reputation a brand builds over the years. The value of a trademark may […]

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Registration of Motion Mark as Trademark in India

With the increase in globalization and cross-border trade, intriguing types of trademarks are trending and have become a crucial tool to signify a company’s identity. Business companies across the globe understand the utmost importance of the internet and different social media platforms and are therefore enhancing their logo with unique visual effects and animation. The […]

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Trade Secrets in Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs)

In today’s highly competitive working environment, almost every other individual knows what Intellectual Property (IP) is and that the protection of IP assets is a matter of paramount importance. Patents, copyright, and trademarks have been the most widely recognized forms of IP to date; however, there are other forms as well, including geographical indications and industrial designs, […]

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