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A Whooping 20,000 Trademark Registrations Granted this Week

A whooping 20,000 trademark registrations granted this week. Total of 10764 trademark applications published in the trademark journal. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS We can see an overall increase in the total working capacity of the Indian Trademark Registry. There has been an increase of one hundred and fifty nine percent (159%) in the total number of registrations granted. Similarly, there has been an increase of thirteen percent (13%) in the total number of renewal notices issued. However, we can also see a decrease of ninety-eight (98%)...

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KFC Isn’t Finger Licking Good During the Pandemic, Madras High Court Slaps Fine on Patanjali for ‘Coronil’, and more

KFC Isn’t Finger Licking Good During the Pandemic, Instagram Faces Trademark Suit Over New ‘Reels’ Feature, Skechers to Come Out with Dr. Seuss Inspired Collection and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Madras High Court Slaps Fine on Patanjali for ‘Coronil’ Madras High Court has restrained Patanjali Ayurveda Limited (‘Patanjali’) from using the term ‘Coronil’ in connection with an ayurvedic medication claimed to be a cure to the novel Coronavirus. The suit was filed by Arudra Engineering Pvt. Ltd. (‘Arudra’), who are the registered proprietors of the trademarks ‘CORONIL-92 B’ and ‘Coronil-213 SPL’ since...

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Snapdeal Succeeds in Blocking 50 Infringing Websites, Apple Opposes a Pear Shaped Logo, and more

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Snapdeal Succeeds in Blocking 50 Infringing Websites, Microsoft Sued for Infringement of Dataflex Mark, Wrogn Joins Hands with Animal Planet for Endangered Animals, and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Snapdeal Succeeds in Blocking 50 Infringing Websites The Delhi High Court recently passed an order directing 50 websites to be blocked for infringing e-commerce website Snapdeal’s trademark. The infringing websites featured the Snapdeal logo in conjunction with offers for lotteries and lucky draws, giving the impression that the offers were authorized by Snapdeal themselves. Snapdeal contented that these websites were not only damaging their...

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A Whooping 8271 Trademark Registrations Granted this Week

Trademark Statistics

A Whooping 8271 trademark registrations granted this week, Decrease of 44% in total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings. Total of 1048 renewal notices issued by the Trademark Office this week. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS There has been a decrease of forty four percent (44) % in the total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings. Similarly, there has been a decrease of twenty nine percent (29%) in the total applications published in the trademark journal by trademark office. However, we see that...

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Slow Week at the Trademark Registry; Only 7 Trademarks Registered this Week

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Slow week at the Trademark Registry; Only 7 Trademarks registered this week. Decrease of 5% in total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS There has been an overall decrease in the working capacity of the Trademark Registry. There has been a decrease of five percent (5) % in the total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings. Similarly, there has been a decrease of thirty two percent (32%) in the total trademark applications examined by trademark office. However, we...

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Luis Vuitton Secures Protection Over Well-Known ‘Damier Azur’ Trademark, MP Government Approaches Supreme Court Over Basmati Rice GI Tag and more

Luis Vuitton Secures Protection Over Well-Known ‘Damier Azur’ Trademark, Tesla Unsuccessful in Securing ‘Teslaquila’ Trademark, Marvel and BoxLunch Cooking up Some Marvel Magic and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Indiamart Restrains Infringer from Using Its Mark Business to business (B2B) portal Indiamart (‘Plaintiff’), filed a suit before the Delhi High Court for a permanent injunction to restrain Akash Verma (‘Defendant’) from deceptively using its trademark, INDIAMART. The Plaintiff, an internet-based marketplace with free and paid listings of products and services, had claimed in the suit that it had started using the brand name...

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Unilever Partners with OYO for Sanitised Stays, TikTok Fights its Domain Infringer, and more

Unilever Partners with OYO for Sanitised Stays, Volvo Fights its Trademark Replicate, Instagram Opposes Instagem Trademark and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Volvo Fights its Trademark Replicate Aktiebolaget Volvo, the Volvo Group, had filed an application in the High Court of New Delhi, seeking a permanent injunction to restrain Mantis Technologies, engaged in providing travel and tour services, from using the trademark ‘VOLVO’ as a part of their domain and trading name. The Volvo Group contended that they have adopted the trademark and the corporate name ‘VOLVO’ in 1915, and Mantis’s adoption of...

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Register for a Free Webinar on Intellectual Property For StartUps – July 17th, 2020

The Business of Intellectual Property For Start-ups

Intellectual Property is an important business tool in the hands of Start Ups and small companies. Its value  assumes higher importance  during a crisis. As many businesses work hard to survive the  crisis posed by the COVID pandemic, the crisis has opened   new avenues to  innovative and creative Start Ups. Start Ups that are able to build strong and valuable IP during this time, whether related to COVID or not, have a unique opportunity to succeed and thrive. In order to  build IP and take advantage of it, Start Ups must know what IP they have, how to protect/build it, and...

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1.58 Lakhs Trademarks Filed in 2020 Till Date

Trademark Statistics

1.58 Lakhs trademarks filed in 2020 till date, Increase of 16% in the total number of trademark applications published in the Trademark Journal, Increase of 2908 applications examined by Trademark Office this week. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS There has been a nineteen (19)% increase in the total number of trademark applications examined this week. Similarly, there has been an increase of sixteen (16)% in the total applications published in the Trademark Journal However, there has been an decrease of twenty nine (29) % in the total...

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ISKCON Declared as a Well-Known Trademark, Booking.com isn’t Generic, Held by US Supreme Court, and more

ISKCON declared as a well-known trademark, Move over Fair & Lovely, it’s now Glow & Lovely time, Qualcomm, Flipkart, and HRX unite to launch wireless audio devices and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES ISKCON Declared as a Well-Known Trademark International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), had filed an application in the High Court of Bombay, seeking a permanent injunction to restrain Iskcon Apparel, a Delhi based clothing manufacturer, from using the trademark ‘ISKCON’. Colloquially known as the Hare Krishna movement, ISKON is a Gaudiya Vaishnava Hindu religious organization founded in New York in...

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