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Weekly Trademark Statistics - December, 2021 - Part I

Weekly Trademark Office Statistics – December, 2021 – Part I

This weekly Trademark Office data has been compiled from dynamic data published by the Trademark Office as updated till 1st December, 2021. These statistics are presented to you by the Trademark and Copyright team of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. Indian Trademark Statistics An increase of twenty percent (20%) in the total number of trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office this week. A total of five thousand eight hundred thirty-five (5835) applications were examined. These statistics have been…

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Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 - Part 14

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 14

Sun Pharma Laboratories Limited vs D.D.Pharmaceuticals Private Limited. In this case, Sun Pharma filed three trademark infringement suits against DD Pharma with respect to adoption of similar trademarks. One of the trademarks of the Plaintiff was BUPRON, and the Defendant was using BUPRO. DD Pharma primarily argued that its trademarks are not infringing because the trademarks were adopted by both parties from the names of active ingredients. With respect to BUPRON, the active ingredient was Bupropion Hydrochloride. It also argued…

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Weekly Trademark Statistics - November, 2021 - Part III

Weekly Trademark Office Statistics – November, 2021 – Part III

This weekly Trademark Office data has been compiled from dynamic data published by the Trademark Office as updated till 24th November, 2021. These statistics are presented to you by the Trademark and Copyright team of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. Indian Trademark Statistics A decrease of seventeen percent (17%) in the total number of trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office this week. A total of four thousand eight hundred fifty-two (4852) applications were examined. These statistics have been…

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Masterclass on Intellectual Property for Business Value

BananaIP’s Masterclass on Intellectual Property For Business Value

BananaIP Counsels is partnering with Telangana AI Mission (T-AIM) NASSCOM to assist start-ups in developing, protecting and commercializing their inventions and ideas. Our initiative with T-AIM includes IP masterclass sessions on intellectual property and business, weekly IP helpdesk, preferential pricing and IP mining for select start-ups. We are happy to announce that we will be conducting the first IP Masterclass session on 26th November 2021 at 11 AM IST on the various forms of Intellectual Property. This session would also…

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Weekly Trademark Statistics - November, 2021 - Part II

Weekly Trademark Office Statistics – November, 2021 – Part II

This weekly Trademark Office data has been compiled from dynamic data published by the Trademark Office as updated till 17th November, 2021. These statistics are presented to you by the Trademark and Copyright team of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. Indian Trademark Statistics An increase of sixty percent (60%) in the total number of trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office this week. A total of five thousand eight hundred and forty-seven (5847) applications were examined. These statistics have…

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Recent Developments & Principles governing Well-known Trademarks

Have you ever wondered why well-known trademarks are given or accorded a wider protection? To answer that, you may read our previous post on  'An insight into Well-known Trademark'. Now, lets look at the Recent Developments in the Well-known trademark regime and what are the principles that govern them with the help of cases. Recent Developments Prior to the Trademark Rules 2017, the requirement for getting a trade mark declared as a well-known one was only by way of legal proceedings…

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Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 - Part 13

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 13

Walmart Apollo Llc vs Aayush Jain & Anr In this case, the Plaintiff owns a registered trademark for WALMART / WAL-MART. The Defendant applied for WMART and allegedly used since April, 2019. The Plaintiff filed an infringement suit against the Defendant, who was using ‘WMart’ and www.wmartretail.com. The Plaintiff prayed for an injunction during the pendency of the suit, which the Court granted until the next date of hearing. Citation: Walmart Apollo Llc vs Aayush Jain & Anr, Decided…

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Featured image alongwith blogpost on "An insight into well-known trademarks"

An insight into well-known trademarks

Brands enjoy huge importance as consumers today prefer different brands differently at different times and hence brands have a unique value to the consumers. However, they are of value not just to the consumers, but also of value to the suppliers and proprietors of the mark. A well-known trademark status is one of the biggest quality justification that any mark may possess. A well-known trademark status acts as a powerful safeguard from the risk of deceiving counterfeit products and thereby facilitates…

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Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 - Part 12

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 12

Pidilite Industries Limited v. Platinum Waltech Limited The Plaintiff filed this suit against the Defendant seeking relief in trade mark, copyright and designs combined with causes of action in passing off in each. The Plaintiff was a well-known manufacturer of products relating to the construction and paint industry and had a worldwide presence since 1969. The Plaintiff had several trademarks related to its products which included the DR FIXIT mark with a distinctive device of a man wearing a yellow…

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Latest Trademark Cases, 2021- Part 11

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 11

Avtar Singh & Ors. v. Sakshi Srivastava & Anr. There were four Plaintiffs in this case, i.e., Mr. Avtar Singh, Mr. Harkirat Singh, Aero Traders Private Ltd. and Aero Associates Pvt. Ltd., who co-owned M/s Aero Club. They filed an application for the trademark “WOODS” in the club’s name firstly in 1994 and 1996 under Class 25 and in 2017 under Class 3. The Plaintiffs together subsequently registered trademarks “WOODLAND”, “WOODLAND” (stylised) and other “WOODLAND” marks on varying dates in…

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