Mondaq Asia Pacific - India: Intellectual Property
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Color has always been one of the most important aspect of fashion brands. In fashion industry color is known to impart a meaning to the design.
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Patents Act, 1970, holds the patent law in India. All the measures related to patents have been covered in the Act. Chapter XX [Sections 118-124] of the Patents Act, 1970 ...
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India is believed to have an incredible potential to become one of the leading markets in the world and a hub for innovation, research and development.
R. K Dewan & Co
The get-up, packaging, representation of a product plays a key role in the marketing and sale of the product. An inherently distinctive packaging style or a packaging which has acquired distinctiveness ...
Khurana and Khurana
Monsanto Technology LLC, one of the world's leading seed company, was smacked by the decision upheld by the Division bench of Delhi High Court in an appeal that was preferred by them ...
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"It's a very frightening situation because it's only the royalty we count on. The music industry has completely changed, people now believe in buying and consuming music digitally.
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The patent right is not an absolute right. It is a fettered right and is subjected to certain specific prescribed constraints. The Patents Act balances well between individual rights of patentee...
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Just as the number of patent fillings and grants are increasing, so is the number of patent frays.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
The notice of motion was taken out in an infringement and passing off suit filed by the Plaintiff.
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In cases of IP infringement, be it with respect to trademarks, copyrights, patents or designs, a number of legal options are available to the IP holder to enforce their IP rights.
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Character merchandising is the secondary exploitation of the essential features of a popular fictional character or a real person in respect of commercial articles, so that prospective customers are ultimately led into buying such products due to their penchant for the character or fictional person.
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With these responsibilities in mind, the Office on April 23, 2018, released its Annual Report for the year 2016-17.
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Thus, the Plaintiff filed this suit for permanent injunction restraining infringement of trademark, passing off, infringement of copyright, damages, delivery up etc. against the Defendants.
Khurana and Khurana
With the evolution of Globalization and the increasing presence of multi-national corporations like Amazon and Apple Inc. amongst others, enforcing Global Intellectual Property ("IP") Rights becomes indispensible.
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The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) system helps applicant seeking patent protection at the international level for their inventions.
R. K Dewan & Co
The Indian Copyright Act, 1957 has risen to prominence with the advent of entities claiming to be representatives of the music labels, artists etc. by virtue of an agreement assigning them such rights.
R. K Dewan & Co
The practice of trade marks getting the status of a ‘well-known mark' has gained momentum with several renowned companies competing for the coveted status.
R. K Dewan & Co
The debate regarding strict interpretation of law versus a flexible approach is never ending.
R. K Dewan & Co
The Indian Patents practice has come a long way vide continuous amendments, India's accession to international conventions and treaties etc.
R. K Dewan & Co
Crocs Inc. is a popular U.S. brand known for its unusual clog like footwear which may have a perforated or a non-perforated surface design.
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Traditional Knowledge (TK) is a living body of knowledge that is developed, sustained and passed on from generation to generation within a community, often forming part of its cultural or spiritual identity.
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Google has just started to fund computer software which will write local news. A short story written by Japanese computer software made it to second rounds of national literary prize.
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The Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) was constituted on September 15, 2003 by the Indian Government to hear and resolve the appeals against the decisions of the registrar under the Indian Trademarks Act, 1999 ...
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India has ratified the TRIPS agreement and to give effect to this agreement, The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Act, 2001 (PPV&FRA) was enacted.
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Sections 3 and 4 of the Indian Patents Act, 1970 specifically state exclusions to what can be patented in India.
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Product packaging and visual impression of any product which is to be launched in the market, has become one of the most decisive factors regarding how well the product will attract the attention of the prospective consumers.
Chadha & Chadha IP
Non patentable inventions are given in Section 3 of the Indian Patent Act
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Women still struggle for equal opportunities in certain disciplines.
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Design as per the act provides that a design means only the features of shape, configuration, pattern, ornament or composition of lines or colors applied to any article...
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A trademark according to S.2(1)(zb) of the Trademarks Act means "a mark capable of being represented graphically and which is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one person...
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The Supreme Court of India, recently in a remarkable judgement clarified the ambiguity regarding the question of rectification of a trademark if an infringement suit is pending.
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This article focuses on the revocation proceedings which is one of the mechanisms available for annulations of Patents in India.
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