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6255 Trademark Applications Filed this Week

Trademark Statistics

Decrease of 65% in total number of trademark applications published in the trademark journal. 84 applications disposed through show cause hearings this week. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS There has been a 65% decrease in the total number of trademark applications published in the Trademark Journal. However, there has been an increase of 9% in the total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings. Weekly Indian Trademark Statistics Particulars Last Week This Week Change in % Total Trademark Applications Examined by Trademark Office 3626 3883 An increase of 7% Total Applications Disposed through Show Cause Hearings 932 1016 An...

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Indian Trademark Registry Notices, Updates and Notifications – 2020

Show Cause Hearings Adjourned In a new notice issued by the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (CGPDTM) on 22nd May, all the trademark showcause hearings scheduled till 31st May have been adjourned. New dates for the hearing shall be issued in due course. You may click here to access the public notice. IP Office Extends All Deadlines to 1st June 2020 The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (CGPDTM) has time and again issued a number of notices keeping in mind the nationwide lockdown and extended all the deadlines related to IP applications, falling due between the lockdown period, i.e. 25-03-2020...

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Gorakhpur Terracotta Bagged GI Tag, Trademark Show Cause Hearings Adjourned and more

Gorakhpur Terracotta Bagged GI Tag, Lacoste Deters its Infringer, Skyscanner Grabs Back the Infringed Domain and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Lacoste Deters its Infringer Lacoste, a well-known French apparel brand, filed an application at the Patiala House Court, New Delhi, seeking a permanent injunction against Suresh Kumar Sharma, a New Delhi based proprietor, for using the trademark ‘LACOSTE’, along with its logo and device of a crocodile for sale of shirts. Lacoste contended that the mark ‘LACOSTE’ was adopted in the year 1933 and Suresh Kumar’s usage of an identical mark and...

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Kerala HC and Delhi HC seek clarification on Arogya Setu App, Enforcement of Data Protection Law Eased in UK and DOJ and more.

Kerala HC and Delhi HC seek clarification on Arogya Setu App, Enforcement of Data Protection Law Eased in UK and more. Kerala HC and Delhi HC seek clarification on Arogya Setu App In order to curb the rapid rise of COVID-19 cases in India, the Arogya Setu mobile application, was developed by the National Informatics Center, for the contact tracing of COVID-19 cases in the country. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), has made the use of the Arogya Setu app mandatory for all employees belonging to both the private and public sector. It will be the responsibility of the head of...

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Patent Agent Examination 2020 postponed, Delhi High Court stays CGPDTM’s order and more

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News – Patent Agent Examination 2020 postponed until further notice; Delhi High Court stays CGPDTM’s order published on 18th and 20th May 2020; patent office extends all deadlines to 1st June 2020; First Shamnad Basheer essay competition on IP to be held; Samsung enters into patent licensing agreement with Via Licensing; USPTO announces COVID-19 Prioritized Examination Pilot Program and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS Patent Agent Examination 2020 postponed until further notice The Office of the CGPDTM has announced the postponement of the Patent Agent Examination (PAE) 2020 until further notice. The exam which was scheduled to be held...

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Patent grants increase by over 72% this week

Weekly Patent News - Patent and industrial design statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 22nd of May 2020. 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 890 patent applications have been published in the 21st issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 890 applications published in the journal, 123 applications account for early publications while 767 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Bombay HC Restrains Andaman Xtasea from Using ‘Big Boss’ Trademark, Mozambique Joins the Banjul Protocol and more

Bombay HC Restrains Andaman Xtasea from Using ‘Big Boss’ Trademark, Deadlines extended to 01st June 2020 by the IP Office, Finsbury’s Sweet Collaboration with Diageo, and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Bombay HC Restrains Andaman Xtasea from Using ‘Big Boss’ Trademark Endemol Shine (‘Plaintiff’), a global media company filed a suit before the High Court of Bombay seeking an ad interim injunction to restrain Andaman Xtasea Events (‘Defendant’), a Chennai based event management company, from using the trademarks ‘BIG BOSS’ or ‘BIG BROTHER’ for its TV show. The Plaintiff forms part of the...

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Indian Copyright Orders and Judgments – 2020

Ashutosh Dubey Netflix Inc. and Ors., Delhi High Court, I.A. 3754/2020 in CS(OS) 120/2020 This lawsuit primarily deals with the issue of defamation, allegedly caused due to certain derogatory remarks made by the protagonist in a web-series known as “Hasmukh”. The plaintiff in this matter is a lawyer by profession and the defendants include a well-known digital streaming platform, which is streaming the web-series, Hasmukh. The plaintiff, while watching Hasmukh, came across a dialogue in episode 4 of season 1, which in his opinion was allegedly derogatory to the legal profession. Following this, the plaintiff filed a suit, “seeking a decree...

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Indian Patent Office (IPO) Notices, Updates and Notifications – 2020

Indian Patent Office (IPO) Notices, Updates and Notifications - 2020

Patent Agent Examination 2020 postponed until further notice The Office of the CGPDTM has announced the postponement of the Patent Agent Examination (PAE) 2020 until further notice. The exam which was scheduled to be held on the 26th of June 2020 appears to have been postponed in view of the COVID situation and may be held only later during the year. Patent office extends all deadlines to 1st June 2020 The Indian Patent Office (IPO) on the 18th of May issued a public notification notifying that for all due dates falling between 15-03-2020 and 17-05-2020, the new deadline shall be 01-06-2020. According to the...

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Copyright and Information Technology Updates

MEITY Issues Protocols for COVID-19 Mobile App Arogya Setu The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has issued a notification, with regard to the protocols to be followed for accessing data  and sharing knowledge on the Arogya Setu mobile application. This application has been developed as a solution to facilitate the contact tracing of persons who are affected with the COVID-19 disease, thereby curbing the spread of the same in India. In order to ensure that the application is used effectively, the government has issued directions for the secure collection of data from the public and the subsequent implementation of...

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