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Weekly Trademark Statistics - September, 2021 - Part IV

Weekly Trademark Office Statistics – September, 2021 – Part IV

This weekly Trademark Office data has been compiled from dynamic data published by the Trademark Office as updated till 22nd September, 2021. These statistics are presented to you by the Trademark and Copyright team of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. Indian Trademark Statistics An increase of five percent (5%) in the total number of trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office this week. A total of five thousand three hundred and ninety-four (5394) applications were examined. These statistics have…

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Latest Updates in Antitrust - September, 2021 - Part III

Latest Updates on Antitrust – September, 2021 – Part III

This is a rundown of last week’s news updates on Antitrust: BASF obtains favourable verdict for patent-licensing antitrust claims Chemical company BASF Corp has succeeded in their claims against rival chemical company Ingevity Corp for antitrust claims of tying a license to a patent to an obligation to buy the consequent product. The jury in this case had reached an award of $28 million, however, based on a provision of US federal antitrust law, the award is to be tripled to…

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Latest Updates in Privacy - September, 2021 - Part III

Latest Updates on Privacy – September, 2021 – Part III

This is a rundown of last week’s news updates on Privacy: Joint Parliamentary Committee on data protection bill to comb through over 100 drafting changes The Joint Parliamentary Committee tasked with ironing out a number of issues with the personal data protection bill will now look at over a 100 legislative drafting and cosmetic changes to be made to the bill, with one of them being the change of name from the personal data protection bill to the data protection bill.…

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Weekly Trademark Office Statistics - September, 2021 - Part III

Weekly Trademark Office Statistics – September, 2021 – Part III

This weekly Trademark Office data has been compiled from dynamic data published by the Trademark Office as updated till 15th September, 2021. These statistics are presented to you by the Trademark and Copyright team of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. Indian Trademark Statistics A decrease of three percent (3%) in the total number of trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office this week. A total of five thousand one hundred and forty-four (5144) applications were examined. These statistics…

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Latest Updates on Antitrust - September, 2021 - Part II

Latest Updates on Antitrust – September, 2021 – Part II

This is a rundown of last week’s news updates on Antitrust: South Korea fines Google $177 million for abuse of dominance South Korea's new Telecommunications Business Act, colloquially referred to as the 'anti-Google' law looks to empower South Korea's antitrust regulator in trying to control Google's abuse of its dominant market position, and has resulted in the company facing a $177 million fine for allegedly blocking customized versions of its Android operating system. The Alliance of Digital India Foundation (ADIF), a…

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Latest Updates on Privacy - September, 2021 - Part II

Latest Updates on Privacy – September, 2021 – Part II

This is a rundown of last week’s news updates on Privacy: Delhi HC: Plea for changing Aadhaar Number opposed by UIDAI On September 9, 2021, a plea before the Hon’ble Delhi HC for issuance of a new Aadhaar number was opposed by the UIDAI. The petitioner asserted an apprehension of possibility of unlawful activities by way of exploitation of his identity, on account that his Aadhaar number was linked to an overseas entity which was not known to him. The Court…

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Weekly Trademark Office Statistics - September, 2021 - Part II

Weekly Trademark Office Statistics – September, 2021 – Part II

This weekly Trademark Office data has been compiled from dynamic data published by the Trademark Office as updated till 8th September, 2021. These statistics are presented to you by the Trademark and Copyright team of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. Indian Trademark Statistics A decrease of six (6) percent in the total number of trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office this week. A total of five thousand two hundred and eighty-seven (5287) applications were examined. These statistics have…

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Latest Updates on Antitrust - September, 2021 - Part 1

Latest Updates on Antitrust – September, 2021 – Part I

This is a rundown of last week’s news updates on Antitrust: Competition Commission of India to investigate Apple Inc. for in-app purchase system In a suit filed by a non-profit group, the competition regulator CCI will investigate tech giant Apple for allegations of abuse of its dominant position for imposing its proprietary in-app purchase system on developers, which involved a 30% commission levied for distribution of paid digital content and other restrictions. The information, which is a submission alleging anticompetitive behaviour,…

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Latest Updates on Privacy - September, 2021 - Part 1

Latest Updates on Privacy – September, 2021 – Part I

This is a rundown of last week’s news updates on Privacy: Parliamentary Committee calls to ban Virtual Private Networks over anonymity of criminals online The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs has asked the Government of India to ban VPNs over worries that it perpetrates the pirating of copyrighted content, allows access to dark web marketplaces for the sale of guns and drugs, and their use by cybercriminals to hack, stalk and steal information anonymously. However, this is a contrasting move…

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Weekly Trademark Office Statistics - September 2021 - Part I

Weekly Trademark Office Statistics – September 2021 – Part I

This weekly Trademark Office data has been compiled from dynamic data published by the Trademark Office as updated till 1st September, 2021. These statistics are presented to you by the Trademark and Copyright team of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. Indian Trademark Statistics An increase of 12.6 percent in the total number of trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office this week. A total of 5623 applications were examined. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of…

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