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BananaIP Counsels > Trademarks (Page 13)

Mickey Mouse Meets Crocodile, Morgan Stanley Tussle, West Bengal‘s Rosogolla Day and other news

  Indian Trademark Statistics for November (Second Week) 2018, Big Win for Nintendo, Shoppers Stop Stops Infringement, West Bengal to Celebrate ‘Rosogolla Day’ and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK “Every advertisement should be thought of as a contribution to the complex symbol which is the brand image" – David Ogilvy INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS The Indian Trademark Office has been slow in the last week due. The total number of the applications disposed through show cause hearings has decreased by thirty one percent (31%). Similarly, the total number of applications examined by the...

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Purple for Prince?, Delhi High Court Judgment against E-commerce Intermediary, Thugs of Hindostan in Google Maps and other news

Indian Trademark Statistics for November (First Week) 2018, ByteDance sued for Helo, P&G Loses Trademark Battle, Sangli chi Halad Obtains GI Acceptance and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK “A brand is not just a logo, it’s the overall impression and experience you give to your audience and customers. Your brand expresses the value you provide. It’s you!” – Amy Locurto INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS The Indian Trademark Office has been slow in the last week due to the festival season. The total number of the applications disposed through show cause hearings has decreased...

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Kylie Jenner Sued Over ‘Born to Sparkle’, Vans – NASA collaboration for Space Age Shoes, Alibaba Emerges Victorious in a Trademark Battle and other news

Indian Trademark Statistics for October (Fifth Week) 2018, Vans Wins Trademark Battle, Samsung in Trouble with Their Galaxy, Kylie Jenner Sued Over ‘Born to Sparkle’, 326 Registered GIs in India and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK “Branding is not just about being seen as better than the competition. It’s about being seen as the only solution to your audience’s problem” – John Morgan INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS The Indian Trademark Office has picked up its pace in the last week. The total number of the applications disposed through show cause hearings has...

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Could Exclusivity be Claimed Over the Word IMPERIAL for Alcohol?

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  First Publication Date: 24th December 2009   The plaint was filed by Pernod Ricard S.A. France and Ors. alleging that the defendants’ (Rhizome Distilleries P. Ltd. and Ors.) whisky, Imperial Gold, was an imitation of and was structurally, as well as phonetically, similar to the Plaintiffs reputed trademark IMPERIAL BLUE and the registered trademark IMPERIAL RED. Also, the Defendants were said to have imitated the ROYAL STAG whisky label, in both the front and the rear panels. The whisky label was said to have used the trade dress which was an imitation of the ROYAL STAG trade dress in respect of colour...

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IPAB Dismisses Plea Against iPhone Trademark, Wrangler’s Battle Aagainst Counterfeiters, Mickey Mouse Turns 90 and other news

  Indian Trademark Statistics for October (Fourth Week) 2018, Apple Files for Liquid Retina Trademark, Ethnic Fashion Brand by Saif Ali Khan, Bihar’s Shahi Litchi Obtains GI Tag, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK “If you do not give the market the story to talk about, they’ll define your brand’s story for you.” – David Brier INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS In the last week, the Indian Trademark Office have had a slow week. The total number of the applications disposed through show cause hearings has decreased by thirty eight percent (38%). Similarly, the total number...

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Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd. v. Dua Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd., 1988 Arb. L. R. 315

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First Publication Date: 4th September 2008 CASE FACTS: Ranbaxy Laboratories, a well-known pharmaceutical company, manufactured the CNS  depressant Diazapem in 5 mg tablets and sold them under the trade name of  CALMPOSE. The trade mark of CALMPOSE was registered in 1970 and has been in use  since then. The company made about 40 crores selling the drug under this trade name.  The medicine was packaged with aluminum foil on one side and polythene film on the  other in colors of silver and brown. Dua Pharmaceuticals manufactured a similar medicine and marketed it under the name of CALMPROSE. The packaging of CALMPROSE was similar to...

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Yahoo! Inc. v. Akash Arora and another, 1999 Arb. L. R. 620

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First Publication Date: 28th August 2008.   CASE FACTS Yahoo Incorporation is the owner of the well known trade mark, Yahoo and of the domain name Yahoo.com; both the trademark and the domain name acquired a distinctive name, good will and reputation. Yahoo.com had been registered by Yahoo Inc with Network Solution Inc since 1995 and offers a whole range of web based services. The trade mark Yahoo had been registered or was close to being registered in 69 countries. Yahoo Inc had not registered its domain name in India. Akash Arora started to offer web-based services similar to those offered by Yahoo.com under...

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Montblanc’s Trademark Battle Against Counterfeiters, Tesla to Teslaquila, Exclusive Harry Potter Collection by ONLY and other news

  Indian Trademark Statistics for October (Third Week) 2018, Timex Group to Launch Ted Baker Watches, Dunhill Scores for Fashion, Malawi Joins Madrid Protocol, Seeraga Samba Rice Applied for GI, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK “The purpose of your brand is to represent your purpose"– Michael Kauly INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS In the last week, the Indian Trademark Office have had a slow week. The total number of the applications disposed through show cause hearings has decreased by twelve percent (12%). Similarly, the total applications published in the trademark journal has decreased by thirty-nine...

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Trademark Registration in India

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First Publication Date: 8th April 2008 Note: The Trademark process outlines in this post has changed owing to changes in law. It may be noted that the post provides details of the trademark registration process as it existed 10 years back, and maybe useful for research/educational purposes. Registration of a trademark is not compulsory. However, registered trademarks have additional benefits when compared to unregistered trademarks. Registration of trademarks allows the Owner of the trademarks to file infringement suits for violation of his rights whereas the unregistered user has to search remedies in common law. What is the procedure for registration? The procedure for registration...

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One Plus in Trademark Trouble, Kodak Clicks with Forever21 Apparel, Alphonso Mango Obtains GI Registration and other news

Indian Trademark Statistics for October (Second Week) 2018, World’s Most Famous Building?, Vogue Sues Black Vogue, Polo Ralph Lauren Entry to India, King of Mangoes Obtains GI, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK “A brand for a company is like a reputation for a person. You try to earn reputation by trying to do hard things as well” - Jeff Besos INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS In the last week, the Indian Trademark Office have had a slow week. The total number of the applications disposed through show cause hearings has decreased by ten percent (10%)....

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