Intellectual Property

Restaurants and Well Known Trademarks: The Case of Bukhara

Restaurants and Well Known Trademarks: The Case of Bukhara

Read about the Delhi High Court’s decision to declare the trademark “Bukhara” as a well-known mark of ITC Limited for its restaurant business. Learn about the evidence presented in the case and the relief granted by the Court to ITC to protect its trademark from being used by Central Park Estates in their restaurant. Continue Reading Restaurants and Well Known Trademarks: The Case of Bukhara

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SIPP: What Startups need to know about the revised scheme for Intellectual Property protection

SIPP: What Startups need to know about the revised scheme for Intellectual Property protection

This post provides an overview of the Intellectual Property Facilitation Scheme for Startups in India, including who can apply and who can be a facilitator. It also explains the functions and duties of facilitators, as well as the Empanelment process. This comprehensive guide provides all the necessary information for startups to take advantage of this scheme. Continue Reading SIPP: What Startups need to know about the revised scheme for Intellectual Property protection

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Nokia Vs. Oppo: Standard Essential Patents and Deposit during Suit Pendency

Nokia Vs. Oppo: Standard Essential Patents and Deposit during Suit Pendency

In a recent Delhi High Court order, Nokia’s application to deposit royalty payments due from Oppo for the use of Nokia’s Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) was rejected. The SEPs in question relate to 2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G technologies. Read More Continue Reading Nokia Vs. Oppo: Standard Essential Patents and Deposit during Suit Pendency

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Weekly Trademark Updates

This week's trademark updates are as follows -   Karnataka HC Overturns Civil Court Order – Allows Vogue Institute to Retain the name ‘VOGUE’ Overturning the order passed by the Bengaluru City Civil Court, the Karnataka High Court has allowed the Vogue Institute to retain the name ‘VOGUE’ in their name and their trademark. The Karnataka HC stated that the test applied by the Trial Court to assess whether a common person would be confused upon seeing the word ‘VOGUE’, was…

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Weekly Copyright, Media, and Entertainment Law Updates

This week’s copyright, media, and entertainment law updates are as below: Music Video Artist Shenseea Sued for Copyright Infringement Stephanie Sarley, a visual artist known for her videos on “fruit art”, alleging copyright infringement of her artwork, has filed a lawsuit against popular Jamaican artist Shenseea over the 2019 music video of the song ‘Foreplay’. Sarley is known for her unique portrayal of “sensual fruit imagery” and is a popular content creator on Instagram. She claims that the music video allegedly…

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Job Opening: IP Associate (Design Filing, Prosecution, and Litigation Management)

Job Opening: IP Associate (Design Filing, Prosecution, and Litigation Management)

Job Opening: IP Associate (Design Filing, Prosecution, and Litigation Management) BananaIP Counsels is looking for an experienced design attorney to work in the Designs Department of the Firm. Job Responsibilities The primary job responsibilities of the associate will be as follows: Design Search and Opinions; Design Filing, Prosecution, and Maintenance; Design Infringement Analysis and Opinions Legal Notices and Litigation Management; and Dispute Resolution and Settlements. In addition to designs, the associate may also be required to carry out other IP…

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Weekly Trademark Updates

This week’s trademark updates are as follows – Rooh Afza counterfeit products restrained from sale on Amazon India A recent order from the Delhi High Court restrained the sale of sherbet products bearing the fake name ‘Rooh Afza’, which were made in Pakistan. The complaint was filed by Hamdard National Foundation, alleging that sherbet products produced in Pakistan were being sold in India bearing the fake name ‘Rooh Afza’. The company filed the case against Amazon India and a company named…

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