Facebook Tries to Secure Trademark for the Term “Book”

After successfully getting the trademark for common, generic words ‘Face’ and ‘Book’ in the United States nearly 13 years ago, Facebook, one of the leading social media giants is presently attempting to accomplish the same in Europe. Seeking to secure the word ‘Book’ under Trademark Protection, the social media giant applied for the same in […]

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Copyleft – Everything You Need to Know About This IP License

We are living in a rapidly advancing era where the Internet has made it ever-harder to prevent unauthorized users from stealing one’s hard work. In such a malicious age, there might be hardly anyone who isn’t aware of the Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs). There are several IPRs that one can get to keep his original […]

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Starbucks Clashes with an Alaska Company over Trademark

Starbucks, a Seattle-based coffeehouse chain famous for its signature roasts, light bites, etc., is clashing with a small Alaska company, Mountains & Mermaids over a trademark. The coffee giant said that the term Siren’s Brew, which this Alaska Company wants to use as a Registered Trademark is very similar to Starbucks’ branding Siren’s Blend. As […]

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Can Copyrighted Material Be Used in Advertising?

Advertising undoubtedly is as old as commerce and civilization, but the ways it was being done previously and now are quite different. Traditionally, people were used to promulgate their products and services on clay tablets, through town criers, etc. However, due to advancements in technology, people nowadays have switched to new methods to advertise their […]

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Tamil Nadu’s Dindigul Lock and Kandangi Saree Obtain GI Tag

After a long wait, two products known as Dindigul locks and Kandangi sarees from Tamil Nadu have received the GI (Geographical Indication) tags. The Dindigul Lock, Hardware and Steel Furniture Workers Industrial Co-operative Society Limited and the Amrar Rajiv Gandhi Handloom Weavers Cooperative Production and Sales Society Limited that applied for the tag now own […]

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Delhi High Court pulls up Prasar Bharati for using the word ‘Dish’

On 16th July 2019, the Delhi High Court (HC) restrained India’s largest public broadcasting agency, Prasar Bharati from infringing the trademark ‘Dish’ of Dish TV. Justice Rajiv Sahai Endlaw through an interim order revealed that it is unexpected of the public sector enterprise infringing the mark of another company, and hence, the defendant was restrained […]

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How do Copyrights work with Social Media?

Social media platforms facilitate businesses with lots of opportunities to connect with the internet surfers and convert them into customers. With the help of Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and many other famous social media platforms, companies can target and drive immense traffic to their website. Undoubtedly, sharing various types of images and content on these widely […]

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IBM Patents Smartwatch that Unfolds into a Tablet

IBM, one of the biggest tech giants worldwide, has successfully patented a smartwatch that unfolds into a tablet or smartphone. The Patent Application is based on the concept that seems implausible today but could turn real in the future due to rapid enhancements in display technology. The firm applied for the patent in the year […]

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Prime Inc. files a trademark infringement case against Amazon

Prime Inc. based in Springfield, Missouri has filed a case alleging trademark infringement against Amazon for using the word “prime” on its shipping trucks and other vehicles causing losses to Prime Inc. and profits to Amazon. Prime Inc. filed the case on 2nd July, 2019 in the US Federal Court located in the Western District […]

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Protection of Intellectual Property Assets – Key to Success of Startups

In today’s rapidly advancing era, every new day rises with many innovative businesses. However, quite often, only a few of them can attain fruitful outcomes. It is due to many reasons that result in shutting down or inappropriate functioning of a corporation. If you are also planning to start a business, then be cautious. But […]

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