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Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 - Part 14

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 14

Sun Pharma Laboratories Limited vs D.D.Pharmaceuticals Private Limited. In this case, Sun Pharma filed three trademark infringement suits against DD Pharma with respect to adoption of similar trademarks. One of the trademarks of the Plaintiff was BUPRON, and the Defendant was using BUPRO. DD Pharma primarily argued that its trademarks are not infringing because the trademarks were adopted by both parties from the names of active ingredients. With respect to BUPRON, the active ingredient was Bupropion Hydrochloride. It also argued…

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Masterclass on Intellectual Property for Business Value

BananaIP’s Masterclass on Intellectual Property For Business Value

BananaIP Counsels is partnering with Telangana AI Mission (T-AIM) NASSCOM to assist start-ups in developing, protecting and commercializing their inventions and ideas. Our initiative with T-AIM includes IP masterclass sessions on intellectual property and business, weekly IP helpdesk, preferential pricing and IP mining for select start-ups. We are happy to announce that we will be conducting the first IP Masterclass session on 26th November 2021 at 11 AM IST on the various forms of Intellectual Property. This session would also…

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Patent Agent Exam 2022 Announced

Patent Agent Exam 2022 Announced

On 12th November, 2021, the Office of CGPDTM has announced the Patent Agent Exam 2022, which is tentatively expected to be held on 8th May, 2022. Exam Dates The details are as follows: Online Application Opening: 22nd November, 2021 Last Date for Applications: 27th December, 2021 Expected Exam Date: 8th May, 2022 Papers Number of Papers - 2 Paper 1 - Objective Type Paper 2 - Descriptive Type Email id for queries: patentagentexam.ipo@nic.in Earlier Applicants Candidates who have applied earlier for the exam…

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Vinita Radhakrishnan IAM 300

BananaIP’s Senior Partner among Top 300 IP Strategists

In the recently published IAM Strategy 300 listing for 2021, Ms. Vinita Radhakrishnan, Senior Partner at BananaIP has been recognized as one of the Top IP Strategists in the world. The listing includes 300 internationally recognized IP Professionals selected through a confidential nomination process followed by research and interviews.  The list includes IP Leaders from the industry, law firms, Research institutions and Universities. VINITA RADHAKRISHNAN For more information about her achievements and body of work you may visit here More…

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Slight increase in the Patents activity this week at IPO 20th to 27th August 2021

Slight increase in the Patents activity this week at IPO

This week's Patent and Design data has been compiled from the Official journal of patents and designs, published by the patent office on the 27th of August 2021. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS A total of 1,035 patent applications have been published in the 35th issue of the Patent Journal, 2021. Out of the 1,035 applications published in the journal, 225 applications account…

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Latest Updates on Privacy and Antitrust - 23rd August to 29th August, 2021

Latest Updates on Privacy and Antitrust – 23rd August to 29th August, 2021

This is a rundown of last week’s news updates on Privacy and Antitrust: UK to develop its own privacy rules Given Britain’s exit from the European Union, the question has now revolved around Britain’s obligations under privacy law, as it would now be considered as a third country under the provisions of the EU General Data Protection Regulation, which encumbers stricter compliance for handling data. As part of its overhaul of its Data Protection Act, Britain intends to do away with…

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Job Opening - IP Associate

Job Opening – Hiring Senior IP Associate

We Are Hiring! BananaIP is hiring Intellectual Property (IP) Associates with L.L.M in Intellectual Property and/or L.L.B with 2 to 3 years of work exp. Persons with relevant experience and persons with disabilities will be given preference. Job Title: Intellectual Property (IP) Associate Job Description Department: Intellectual Property Research, Analysis and Advisory Job description: As a part of the  Patent / IP Research, Analysis and Advisory Division of BananaIP Counsels, the Associate will work on a  variety of projects…

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Latest Patent Cases in 2021 - Part 2

Latest Patent Cases in 2021 – Part 2

Merck Sharp And Dohme Corp & ANR vs YMS Laboratories Private Limited In this case, the plaintiff, owner of patents pertaining to Sitagliptin and its derivative salts, filed an infringement suit against the defendant. The plaintiff prayed for an Ad Interim Injunction during the pendency of the suit. After reviewing the facts presented, the Court granted an Exparte Ad Interim Injunction as the plaintiff made out a prima facie case. The plaintiff in the case submitted evidence to show that…

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Latest Indian Copyright Cases

Latest Indian Copyright Cases – 2021 – Part 2

This running post provides a summary of the latest Indian Copyright cases in 2021, decided by various Courts and tribunals in the country. 1. Mr. John Hart Jr. & Anr. vs. Mr. Mukul Deora & Ors, High Court of Delhi, CS (Comm) 38/2021 In this case, Plaintiff No. 1 claims to be vested with the exclusive copyright to make a movie adaptation of the book “The White Tiger” authored by Mr. Aravind Adiga by virtue of a Literary Option/Purchase Agreement dated…

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Trademark Cases 2021 - Part 3

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 3

This running post provides a summary of the latest Indian Trademark cases in 2021, decided by various Courts and tribunals in the country. Sony Corporation vs. K. Selvamurthy In this case, Sony Corporation filed a trademark infringement suit  claiming dilution of its well-known SONY trademark against a sole proprietor running a tours and travels business under the name, Sony Tours and Travels. After analyzing the facts before it, the District Court came to the conclusion that the defendant did not take…

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