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Flipkart Declared a Well-Known Trademark, “What It Do Baby” Trademark, What What?, Fashion Brand Beaumont Cannot Have Beaumont.com, Odisha Gets Ready for More GIs, and more

Flipkart Declared a Well-Known Trademark, Blockchain CODA takes on CODRA, “What It Do Baby” Trademark, What What?, Fashion Brand Beaumont Cannot Have Beaumont.com, and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Flipkart Declared a Well-Known Trademark Flipkart, the famed e-commerce company, filed for a permanent trademark injunction to restrain Somasundaram Ramkumar from using the trademark FLIPPINGKART and the domain www.flippingkart.com. Flipkart argued that they are the registered owners of the trademark FLIPKART which was adopted in 2007 and Somasundaram has unauthorizedly registered the domain www.flippingkart.com in 2017 to encash upon the reputation and goodwill of...

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Decrease of 53% in Disposal of Trademark Hearings this Week, 407 More Applications Published in the Trademark Journal this Week and more

Trademark Statistics

Decrease of 53 percent recorded in the total applications disposed through Show Cause Hearings, 407 more applications published in the Trademark Journal this week and more. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office has had a mixed week. The total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings has decreased by fifty three percent (53%). Similarly, the total hearing notices issued has decreased by twenty four percent (24%). However, there has been an increase of eleven percent (11%) in the total number of...

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SpongeBob Goes to the Moon, Kanye West’s Sunday Service Denied Registration, Trademark Win for MakeMyTrip, and more

SpongeBob Goes to the Moon, Trademark Win for MakeMyTrip, and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Trademark Win for MakeMyTrip One of the largest online travel companies of India, MakeMyTrip (MMT), filed for a permanent trademark injunction to restrain MakeMyTravel from using the trademarks ‘Make My Travel’, MMT, the tagline ‘Dreams Unlimited’ and the domain www.makemytravelindia.com.  MMT started using the brand name since 2000 and has presence all across India and several other countries abroad. MMT argued that owing to its widespread goodwill and reputation in its MakeMyTrip marks, the public and trade has...

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22% Increase in Trademark Registrations this Week, 62 Renewal Notices issued This Week and more.

22% Increase in Trademark Registrations this Week, 62 Renewal Notices issued This Week and more. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office has had a mixed week. The total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings has increased by four percent (4%). Similarly, the total registrations granted has increased by twenty two percent (22%). However, there has been a decrease of five percent (5%) in the total hearing notices issued. Weekly Indian Trademark Statistics Particulars Last Week This Week Change in % Total Trademark Applications Examined by Trademark...

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98% Increase in Trademark Examinations this Week, 19 Trademark Registration Certificates Granted this Week and more

Trademark Statistics

98% Increase in Trademark Examinations this Week, 19 Trademark Registration Certificates Granted this Week and more. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office had a productive week. The total number of hearing notices issued has increased by two hundred and four percent (204%). Similarly, the total renewal notices issued has increased by two hundred eighty four percent (284%). However, there has been a decrease of five percent (5%) in the total applications published in the trademark journal. Weekly Indian Trademark Statistics Particulars Last Week This Week Change in...

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Cartoon Network Becomes Eco-friendly, Facebook’s Current Shock over Cryptocurrency, and more

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No OYO for Infringer, Cartoon Network Becomes Eco-friendly, Facebook’s Current Shock over Cryptocurrency and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK "A brand is the set of expectations, memories, stories and relationships that, taken together, account for a consumer's decision to choose one product or service over another." - Seth Godin INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES No OYO for Infringer Oravel Stays Pvt Ltd, operating OYO in India and abroad, had filed a trademark infringement suit against Hotel Metro, a hotel operating in Jaipur, Rajasthan for using the trademark OYO and logo in front of the hotel’s...

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Thomas Cook Resurfaces with a Franchise Outlet, Facebook’s Domain Dispute Win, GrabOn Wins over GrabOnRent, and More

GrabOn Wins over GrabOnRent, Powerpuff Girls in New Avatar, Facebook’s Domain Dispute Win and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK "A great brand starts with a hero product" - Andy Dunn INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES GrabOn Shuts Up GrabOnRent GrabOn, Hyderabad based coupons and daily deals start-up had filed a trademark infringement suit against the Bangalore based rental platform GrabOnRent, for misusing its goodwill and causing confusion by the use of a deceptively similar brand name. GrabOn further claimed that it’s facing the impact of negative customer reviews, complaints and feedbacks which were intended for...

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Trademark Office Has Had a Slow Work Pace this Week

These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office has had a decrease in its work pace. The total number of hearing notices issued has decreased by sixty percent (60%). Similarly, the total renewals notices issued has decreased by sixty three percent (63%). However, there has been an increase of twelve percent (12%) in the total registrations granted. Weekly Indian Trademark Statistics Particulars Last Week This Week Change in % Total Trademark Applications Examined by Trademark Office 8891 5598 A decrease of 37% Total Applications Disposed through Show Cause Hearings 5453 3143 A decrease of 42% Total Applications Published...

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Apple in Trouble over Memoji, Srivilliputtur Palkova Gets GI Tag, MTR Badam Drink’s Hot Win Against Counterfeiters, and more

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MTR Badam Drink’s Hot Win Against Counterfeiters, Srivilliputtur Palkova Gets GI Tag, Apple in Trouble over Memoji and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES MTR Badam Drink’s Hot Win Against Counterfeiters MTR Foods, a well-known FMCG in India since 1924, is the registered trademark owners of the brand name “MTR”. Among its several products, Badam Drink Mix is one of the most popular. Recently it was brought to MTR’s notice that several shops and supermarkets in Tamil Nadu were selling badam drink mixes with the trademark “MTR” resembling the real MTR’s appearance/trade dress. In...

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Trademark Registrations Granted Go Down by 27 Percent this Week

Trademark Statistics

These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office have had a decrease in its work pace. The total number of hearing notices issued has decreased by thirty seven percent (37%). Similarly, the total renewals notices issued has decreased by thirty one percent (31%). However, there has been an increase of fifty one percent (51%) in the total applications published in the trademark journal. Weekly Indian Trademark Statistics Particulars Last Week This Week Change in % Total Trademark Applications Examined by Trademark Office 9024 8891 A decrease of 1% Total Applications Disposed through Show Cause...

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