Intellectual Property

Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 20th January 2023 to 27th January 2023

Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 20th January 2023 to 27th January 2023

This week, the patent office published 1,100 applications along with 818 patent grants. The design office registered a total of 1,194 designs. Continue Reading Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 20th January 2023 to 27th January 2023

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Global Music Junction Pvt. Ltd vs Annapurna Films Pvt. Ltd., & Ors.

Case Review: Delhi High Court Upholds Ruling in Global Music Junction Pvt. Ltd vs Annapurna Films Pvt. Ltd., & Ors.

Delhi High Court has ruled in favor of Keshari Lal Yadav and other defendants in a copyright infringement lawsuit brought forward by Global Music Junction Pte Ltd. The Court held that the Plaintiff had exclusive rights to all material created under their agreement prior to its termination, but lacked the ability to protect rights for future works. Continue Reading Case Review: Delhi High Court Upholds Ruling in Global Music Junction Pvt. Ltd vs Annapurna Films Pvt. Ltd., & Ors.

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Subway Loses Battle for Interim Injunction against Suberb

Subway Loses Battle for Interim Injunction against Suberb

This post details a case between U.S.-based company ‘SUBWAY’ and Infinity Foods LLLP over allegations of trademark infringement. The court dismissed the application for an interim injunction due to changes made by the defendants within a week, as they deemed there was no point of infringement. Continue Reading Subway Loses Battle for Interim Injunction against Suberb

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Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 13th January 2023 to 20th January 2023

Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 13th January 2023 to 20th January 2023

In this post, BananaIP’s Patent department provides a summary of the patent and industrial design statistics for India between January 1, 2023, and January 20, 2023. It includes details on patent applications published in the journal, First Examination Reports (FERs), total publications, granted applications, and patent statistics by city. Additionally, it includes information on industrial designs registered during the same period. A comparison of the previous and current week’s data is also presented. Continue Reading Weekly Patent and Industrial…

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GI Registration for Kashmiri Crafts: Delhi High Court Denies Interim Injunction on 'Schezwan Chutney' Trademark

GI Registration for Kashmiri Crafts: Delhi High Court Denies Interim Injunction on ‘Schezwan Chutney’ Trademark

This news has been prepared by Trademark Team at BananaIP Counsels to provide an overview of the latest developments in trademark law. Highlights include the Delhi High Court denying an interim injunction on the ‘Schezwan Chutney’ trademark, the similar pattern registered as a design does not disentitle trademark registration, no claim of trademark protection over words alone for ‘SANJHA CHULLAH’, and Kashmiri Crafts in line for Geographical Origin Stamps. These recent judgments by courts show the importance of your brand’s…

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Delhi HC Summons Triller, PEMRA Raids Cable Operators Over Indian Content, Adeia Inc. & FetchTV Renew IP Licensing Agreement

Delhi HC Summons Triller, PEMRA Raids Cable Operators Over Indian Content, Adeia Inc. & FetchTV Renew IP Licensing Agreement

Stay up to date with the latest news related to copyright infringement, PEMRA raids and IP licensing agreements. Read this post to learn more about Delhi High Court’s summons of Triller in a copyright infringement case filed by Yash Raj Films, PEMRA’s raid on Islamabad cable operators for airing illegal Indian content and Adeia Inc.’s media IP licensing agreement renewal with FetchTV for entertainment services in Australia. Continue Reading Delhi HC Summons Triller, PEMRA Raids Cable Operators Over Indian Content,…

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Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 6th January 2023 to 13th January 2023

Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 6th January 2023 to 13th January 2023

The 2nd issue of the Patent Journal, 2023 has published 1,124 patent applications, with 689 of these being early publications and 435 classified as ordinary publications. Compared to the preceding week, this week‘s total grants have decreased by 6.53% to 916 applications. Continue Reading Weekly Patent and Industrial Design Statistics – 6th January 2023 to 13th January 2023

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Profiting from the Patent Cliff

Profiting from the Patent Cliff: What Drug Manufacturers Need to Know about Secondary Patents

Learn about the patent cliff and how Novartis’ heart failure drug Vymada (Entresto®) will expire its patent protection in 2023. Find out more about secondary patents that can extend market exclusivity of Entresto® until 2033. Continue Reading Profiting from the Patent Cliff: What Drug Manufacturers Need to Know about Secondary Patents

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Weekly Copyright, Media, and Entertainment Law Updates

This week’s copyright, media, and entertainment law updates are as below- Meta Not to Get Safe Harbour Protection for Copyright Infringement In a class action infringement suit brought by JL Cook, a sculptor, against Meta Platforms Incorporation, in Northern California federal court, the judge said that Meta may not be entitled to Safe Harbour Protection. Cook, alleged copyright infringement over his artwork depicting snakes and other reptiles, by enabling promotion and repost of Facebook Ads of counterfeit copies, in spite of…

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Weekly Trademark Updates

This week’s trademark updates are as follows – PhonePe' vs 'DIGIPE' - Madras High Court grants interim relief to the plaintiff PhonePe Private Limited, the plaintiff, has been in the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) business since 2016. DigiPe Fintech Private Limited, the defendant filed an application for registration of the mark "DIGIPE" in September 2022 even after being issued a legal notice by PhonePe. The Madras High Court has temporarily restrained defendant from using its mark 'DIGIPE' following a trademark infringement…

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