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Trademark News Bulletin: Amazon in Trouble Over Prime, KFC to Franchise 61 More Outlets, Indori Poha Likely to Join GI Race and Other News

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Indian Trademark Statistics for July (Third Week), 5 Crore Penalty for a Trademark Infringement, Ryanair Sued Over Trademark Infringement, TeeStory Launches Official Disney Merchandise, and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK “An image is not simply a trademark, a design, a slogan or an easily remembered picture. It is a studiously crafted personality profile of an individual, institution, corporation, product or service”- Daniel J. Boorstin INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office have had a decrease in its work pace. The total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings has...

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Trademark News Bulletin: Max Healthcare Defeats Maxcure Hospitals in Trademark Infringement, New US Trademark Rules for Foreign Applicants, Kingfisher Resurfaces in New Zealand and Other News

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Indian Trademark Statistics for July (Second Week), Uttarakhand Thulma Filed for GI, New US Trademark Rules for Foreign Applicants, Shemaroo Collaborates With Macmerise, Max Healthcare Defeats Maxcure Hospitals in Trademark Infringement, and more brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK “Every Trade Mark you Build adds to the financial value of your business, much more than your tangible assets” - Dr, Kalyan C. Kankanala. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office have had a tremendous increase in its work pace. The total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings has increased by...

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Trademark News Bulletin: Swarovski’s Shining Trademark Win, Walmart Accused for Trademark Infringement, DPIIT Issues GI Logo, Tagline Usage Guidelines and Other News

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Indian Trademark Statistics for July (First Week), Cardi B’s Trademark Denied Registration, Teletubbies Arrive on ASOS, Hershey’s and Emoji Secure a Sweet Deal, Swarovski’s Shining Trademark Win, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK "Unlike other forms of IP, trademarks are there to stay, to stay and provide business/competitive value as long as your business lasts." – Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, BananaIP Counsels. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office have had a mixed pace. The total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings has increased by four percent (4%). Similarly, the...

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Trademark News Bulletin: Roaring Win for FUCT: US Supreme Court Strikes Down USPTO’s Ban, Dream Theatre Associates with Ninja Hattori, Kolhapuri Chappals Gets GI Tag and Other News

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Indian Trademark Statistics for June (Fourth Week), Barco’s-Grey’s Anatomy Licensing Agreement Renewal, PolicyBazaar Pays Hefty Fine of 10 Lakhs, Dream Theatre Associates with Ninja Hattori and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK "What is immoral and scandalous? Certainly not personal feelings of the trademark examiner. There is a lot to learn from the US Supreme Court's Judgment in the FUCT case on immoral and scandalous marks." - Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, BananaIP Counsels. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office has picked up its pace. The total number of applications disposed...

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Trademark News Bulletin: Reliance Jio’s Trademark Win, Sachin Scores; Sues Australian Bat Maker for Dues, International Licensing Awards 2019, Karnataka Proposes Geographical Indication Policy and Other News

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Indian Trademark Statistics for June (Third Week), American Singer Files Trademark for “100% THAT BITCH”, Karnataka Proposes Geographical Indication Policy, Reliance Jio Wins  Trademark Infringement and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK "Registered Trade Marks over celebrity names are much easier to enforce than Celebrity Rights, and so is the case with catch phrases in songs, which have weak copyright protection.” - Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, BananaIP Counsels. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office has picked up its pace. The total number of applications examined by trademark office has increased...

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Trademark News Bulletin: Kwality Wall’s Sweet Win, Inox Partners with NBA, Marcolin Group- Harley Davidson Licensing Agreement Renewal, Uttarakhand Jyan Salt Tea Filed for GI and Other News

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Indian Trademark Statistics for June (Second Week), Blake Farms Stuck in Traffic Jam over Trademark, Huawei Files Trademark for its New OS, Inox Partners with NBA and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK "Confusion always prevails over Clarity in trade mark infringement conflicts." - Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, BananaIP Counsels. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office has had a mixed week in terms of productivity. The total number of applications examined by trademark office has decreased by fourteen percent (14%). Similarly, the total number of renewals notices issued has decreased...

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Weekly Trademark News: Iron Maiden Trademark Suit, Rick and Morty Extensive Merchandize Line, Global Hotel Chain Enters Trademark Settlement, Himachali Kala Zeera Gets GI Tag and Other News

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Indian Trademark Statistics for June (First Week), Bangarang Collaborates with Muhammad Ali Brand, Accor Hotels Enter Trademark Settlement, Counterfeit Brand Loses Registered Trademarks in China and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK "eCommerce portals are flooded with counterfeits, and if Marketplaces respond appropriately to even half the genuine take down notices, online trademark counterfeiting can be brought down significantly." - Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, BananaIP Counsels. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office has had a mixed week in terms of productivity. The total number of applications examined by trademark office...

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Weekly Trademark News: Chur Chur Naan a Trademark?, Kim Kardashian Files Trademark for her Newborn, Neymar Scores Victory at EU General Court, Himachal Chulli Oil Gets GI Tag and Other News

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Indian Trademark Statistics for May (Fourth Week), Chhota Bheem Merchandise by Toonz Retail, Chupa Chups Expands to Accessories, Chur Chur Naan a Trademark?, 15 Years and a Trademark that Stands Out and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK "The true test of confusing similarity is in consumer perception of dissimilarities in the trademarks."- Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, BananaIP Counsels. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS In the last week, the Indian Trademark Office has had a productive week. The total number of applications examined by trademark office has increased by fifty three percent (53%). Similarly, the...

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Weekly Trademark News: Adidas’ Three Strips Enforces Trademark, Virat Kohli Into Fragrances, Taco Bell’s Aggressive Expansion in India, Lahaul Socks and Gloves Filed for GI and Other News

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Indian Trademark Statistics for May (Third Week), Taco Bell’s Aggressive Expansion, Royal Enfield Files for a New Product,  ZARA is not for Safari, Adidas’ Three Strips Enforces Trademark and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK Define what your brand stand for, its core values and tone of voice, and then communicate consistently in those terms – Simon Mainwaring INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS In the last week, the Indian Trademark Office has had a mixed week. The total number of renewals notices issued has increased by one hundred and fifty two percent (152%). Similarly, the...

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GI for Tirupathi Laddu: Whose Interests are Protected?

Original Date of Publication: March 16th, 2010 The Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanams (TTD) trustees of world’ richest temple on Tirumala Hills secured Geographical Indication (GI) Registration for sacred Laddu Prasadam, from Indian Patent Office, Chennai, recently, raising many eyebrows. It is criticized as its latest manifestation of brazen commercialization of divine abode. Ironically, sacred Tirupathi Laddu now joins the company of goods like Darjeeling Tea, Goa Feni, and Champagne wine etc. What hurts devotees is the way Prasadam is reduced to a commercial product. What is GI? The Geographical Indication of Goods (Registration & Protection) Act, 1999 has been made to secure the...

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