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Zomato Acquires Uber Eats India for USD 350 million, Heineken Partners with James Bond, Apple Signs Deal with NBA, and more

E commerce and Licensing

Amazon to Launch Fleet of 10,000 ED Vehicles in India by 2025; Zomato Acquires Uber Eats India for USD 350 million; TikTok Signs Sub-Licensing Agreement to Monetise India Operations; Brand Heineken 0.0 Partners with James Bond; Spotify to Acquire Podcasting Network ‘The Ringer’; Apple Signs Music Deal with NBA and more. Amazon to Launch Fleet of 10,000 ED Vehicles in India by 2025 In a bid to increase energy efficiency and minimise adverse environmental impact, eCommerce giant Amazon has announced its commitment to deploying 10,000 electronic delivery vehicles (EDV) in 20 Indian cities by 2025. The vehicles will be three wheelers as...

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Pidilite Enforces Adhesive Trademarks, Alibag White Onion Applied for GI and more

Pidilite Enforces Adhesive Trademarks, Amazon Looking to Expand Pharmaceutical Service Outside the US and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Pidilite Enforces Adhesive Trademarks   Pidilite Industries Ltd., the popular Indian adhesive brand, has approached the Bombay High Court to grant an interim injunction against E.C. Industry, a Mumbai based adhesive company, for using deceptively similar trademarks and trade-dress infringement. Pidilite is the registered proprietor of various trademarks including 'DR.FIXIT'. Pidilite has alleged that E.C. Industry is using its registered trademark and similar packaging to sell its products. The Bombay High Court while acknowledging...

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Slow Pace at the Trademark Office this Week

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Slow week at the trademark office with decrease of 24 percent in total number of renewal notices issued, An increase of 1778 in the total applications published in the trademark journal 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 mixed week in its working capacity as can be seen from the statistics in the table below. The total number of applications published in the trademark journal has increased by twenty nine percent (29%). Similarly, there has been an increase of...

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Intellectual Property (IP) Seminar at Cochin, Kerala: Register for Free

Getting a Patent Grant in One Year in India & Intellectual Property for Business & Value Creation

Intellectual Property is an important tool for every company, small or big, in today's business context. The seminar and discussion provides an understanding of the value of IP for business in the context of latest developments in India and across the world. It also provides insights into strategies for fast tracking patent grants. Sessions Session 1: Intellectual Property and Business Value This session focuses on how companies can take advantage of their IP assets to gain business and commercial benefits. It provides some strategies, tips and tricks to navigate the IP territory in India. Session 2: How to get a Patent in 1 Year This...

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Patent publications double this week, grants decrease slightly

weekly patent news - Patent statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 17th 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 1425 patent applications have been published in the 3rd issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 1425 applications published in the journal, 147 applications account for early publications while 1278 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total of...

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WIPO gears up to appoint its 5th Director General, IP5 discuss New Emerging Technologies and Artificial Intelligence and other patent news

Weekly Patent News

In this week’s Patent News - Citrix and VMware to settle patent dispute; Michelin sues American tire manufacturer for patent infringement of BFGoodrich tread; Hitachi joins WIPO GREEN program as Contributing Partner; Apple, Microsoft, BMW and several others urge EU Commissioner to keep patent trolls in check; WIPO gears up to appoint its 5th Director General; IP5 hold inaugural meeting of joint Task Force on New Emerging Technologies and Artificial Intelligence; IBM joins LOT Network to fight PAE’s; IBM beats own record, receives highest number of Patent Grants for 27th consecutive year and other patent news updates. Patent Disputes / Infringements...

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A Whooping increase of 212% Trademark Applications Examined this Week.

A Whooping increase of 212 percent in total number of trademark applications examined, a decrease of 2882 in the total hearing notices issued by trademark office 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 mixed week in its working capacity as can be seen from the statistics in the table below. The total number of trademark applications examined by trademark office has tremendously increased by two hundred and twelve percent (212%). Similarly, there has been an increase of fifty-seven (57%)...

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Amazon’s ‘Ring’ Security System Severely Criticised, Flipkart and Amazon under Investigation by CCI, Facebook Restructures its Privacy Features and more

Amazon’s ‘Ring’ Security System Severely Criticised; Flipkart and Amazon under CCI Investigation; Genentech Settles Trade Secret Lawsuit; FTC and DOJ Invite Public Comments for Draft 2020 VMG; Privacy Scandals Compel Facebook to Rework its Security Features and more. Amazon’s ‘Ring’ Security System Severely Criticised ‘Ring’, the home security company Amazon bought in 2018, has been criticised by  more than 30 civil rights organisations for arranging secretive deals with hundreds of police departments across the country. Amazon’s top hardware executive believe that the partnerships with over 400 police and fire departments around the US is good for the neighbourhoods and gives law enforcement officials...

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Forever21 To Enter eCommerce Market, Amazon Partners with India’s Future Retail, Music Streaming in US Crosses 1 Trillion Streams and more

E commerce and Licensing

eCommerce Companies in India Face New Challenges; Amazon Issues Security Warning for Honey Browser Extension; Forever21 To Enter eCommerce Market; Amazon Partners with India’s Future Retail; AIMRA Demands Price Equality from Mobile Manufacturers; Music Streaming in US Crosses 1 Trillion Streams and more. eCommerce Companies in India Face New Challenges Fitch Solutions, a financial risk management firm, released a statement last week outlining key concerns that are relevant to international eCommerce players in India. It said that a new eCommerce policy is in the works and is expected to take effect in March. The government has been mulling the idea of...

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Puma’s Floral Collaboration, Trademark Holder Feev Guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking and more

Puma’s Floral Collaboration, MP’s Sweet Delicacy “Morena Gajak” Filed for GI, Candy Breakfast with Hershey’s and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Hatsun’s Arokya Defeats Arogya Hatsun Agro Product Ltd, a popular dairy company based in Chennai, filed for a permanent trademark injunction to restrain A.Z. Arogya Milk, a proprietorship firm in Chennai from using the mark “AZ AROGYA” for milk. Hatsun, the registered owners of the mark ‘AROKYA’ since 1994 has filed this suit alleging that the latter has adopted a similar mark with the intention of deceiving the public and to also...

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