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Lacoste Protects its ‘Crocodile’, Kareena Kapoor to be the Brand Icon for “IMARA”, and more

Lacoste Protects its ‘Crocodile’, Bareilly Terracotta Filed for GI, #FridaysForFuture Trademark, Forever 21 Gets New Lifeline and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES ‘Lacoste’ Protects Its ‘Crocodile’ Lacoste S.A., the French Clothing company, had filed a suit for permanent injunction at the Delhi District Court against an individual, Mr. Suresh Kumar Sharma based in New Delhi, for using its registered trademark “Lacoste” with logo/device of a crocodile. Lacoste S.A contended that Mr. Sharma was selling shirts bearing “Lacoste” trademark and thus pleaded for infringement of its trademark and for passing off. The Court observed...

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12% Decrease in the Trademark Applications Examined this Week

12% decrease in the trademark applications examined this week, 73% decrease in the total hearing notices issued and more. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS The Indian Trademark Office had a slow week as can been seen from the table below. The total number of hearing notices issued has decreased by seventy three percent (73%). Similarly, there has been a decrease of nineteen percent (19%) in the total number of renewal notices issued. However, we also saw an increase of eighteen percent (18%) in the total registrations granted. Weekly...

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“Parachute” Goes After YouTuber for Disparagement, Cyprus Re-registers its ‘Halloumi’ Cheese Mark in the UK, ‘Co-Lab’ Launched By GQ India and Raymond, Italy’s Art Museum Uffizzi Galleries Claims its Domains, Assamese Gamocha Filed For GI and more

“Parachute” Goes After YouTuber for Disparagement, Cyprus Re-registers its ‘Halloumi’ Cheese Mark in the UK, 'Co-Lab' Launched By GQ India and Raymond, Italy’s Art Museum Uffizzi Galleries Claims its Domains, Assamese Gamocha Filed For GI and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARKS UPDATE “Parachute” Goes After YouTuber for Disparagement   Marico Ltd., one of India’s leading FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) company, had recently filed an application at the Bombay High Court, seeking an interim injunction against Abhijeet Bhansali, a YouTuber/V-Blogger who operates the YouTube channel "Bearded Chokra". It was alleged by Marico that Abhijeet...

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Weekly Indian IP Statistics – 1st January to 7th February, 2020

Weekly IP Statistics

Trademark Statistics (1st Jan to 7th Feb, 2020) Trademark Applications Examined by Trademark Office: 9112 Applications Disposed through Show Cause Hearings: 5832 Applications Published in the Trademark Journal: 8783 Registrations Granted: 6407 Hearing Notices Issued: 9124 Renewal Notices Issued: 3272 Patent Statistics (1st Jan to 7th Feb, 2020) Early Publications: 922 Ordinary Publications: 5794 Applications published: 6716 Grants in Delhi: 1206 Grants in Mumbai: 536 Grants in Chennai: 1154 Grants in Kolkata: 552 Total Grants: 3448 Total applications examined: 10410 Industrial Design Statistics (1st Jan to 7th Feb, 2020) Designs registered till date: 1416...

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40619 Trademarks Granted till Date in 2020, 42699 Trademarks Filed

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40619 trademarks granted till date in 2020, 42699 trademarks filed and more. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS The Indian Trademark Office had a slow week as can been seen from the table below. The total number of registrations granted has decreased by fourteen percent (14%). Similarly, there has been a decrease of eleven percent (11%) in the total number of hearing notices issued. However, we also saw an increase of ten percent (10%) in the total trademark applications examined. Weekly Indian Trademark Statistics Particulars Last Week This Week Change in % Total Trademark...

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Intellepedia Presents a Seminar on Intellectual Property for Business and Financial Benefit

Intellectual Property for Business and Financial Benefit

We’re holding a half day IP seminar, Intellectual Property for Business and Financial Benefit on February 14th at BananaIP Counsels in Bangalore. Spaces are reserved exclusively for Senior-level individuals, R&D Leaders, Technology and Innovation Driven Startups. How to take advantage of IP in today’s business context in India? Intellectual Property has today emerged as an important business tool in India. From financial  valuation and increasing business revenues to gaining business advantage and market share, IP is being used effectively by large and small companies as well as startups to gain business and  competitive advantage. The increase in number of patent, trademark, industrial...

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Indian Patent Agent Examination likely in June 2020, VMware, Apple and Broadcom found guilty of patent infringement and other patent news

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News - Indian Patent Agent Examination 2020 likely to be held in June this year; Federal Jury finds VMware guilty of patent infringement, awards $236 Million as damages to Densify; Caltech awarded $1.1 Billion in patent infringement case against Apple and Broadcom; UK Government says Brexit will have no implications on IP system during the transition period; EPO publishes grounds for rejecting two patent applications that designated a machine as an inventor. Indian Patent News Indian Patent Agent Examination 2020 likely to be held in June this year The Indian Patent Office issued a public notice on 31st January...

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8000 patent applications examined till date, 2667 patents granted

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 Office published by the patent office on the 31st of January 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 1007 patent applications have been published in the 5th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 1007 applications published in the journal, 102 applications account for early publications while 905 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Nike Wants its Swoosh Back, New Dark Mode Icons by Apple, H&M’s First Global Collaboration with Indian Designer Sabyasachi, Star Wars Merchandise Collaboration with Star Wars Voice Actress, and more

New Dark Mode Icons by Apple, Nike Wants its Swoosh Back, Reliance Inks Franchise Deal with ‘The Entertainer’, Osmanabadi Goat Filed for GI under Live Animals Category, and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Nike Wants its Swoosh Back Delhi District Court has passed a permanent injunction against three footwear companies, G.B. Shoe, Vishal Footwear and New Hira Shoes, located in Agra, the Defendants, for violating the trademark(s) of Nike, the celebrated sports shoes manufacturer. Since its adoption in 1971, Nike has been using its brand name continuously worldwide and is the registered trademark...

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