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Trademark Statistics, Bubble gum smell mark, Kit-Kat Trademark battle, Spartan Poker Domain Dispute, Hyderabadi Biriyani loses GI tag and more

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Trademark statistics, Interesting Trademarks, Indian Trademark updates, International Trademark updates, Domain name disputes and Geographical Indication updates brought to you by the Trademark team of BIP Counsels. Trademark quote of the week "Products are created in the factory, but brands are created in the mind"                                                                                                 --Walter Landor TRADEMARK STATISTICS There has been an increase of 76% in the total number of hearing notices issued by the Trademark registry this week. Particulars Last week This week Change in % Total Trademark applications examined by Trademark Office 8427 8501 An increase of .8%   Total applications disposed of through show cause hearings 595 710 An increase of 19.3% Total applications published in the trademark journal 9825 9488 An increase of 3% Total registrations...

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Employment to Entrepreneurship: Arnab Goswami, Times Now, Republic TV and Intellectual Property

  The row between Arnab Goswami and The Times Group (Bennett Coleman & Co.) elucidates some problems an employee turned entrepreneur may face from her/his erstwhile employer. Arnab Goswami was the star of Times Now, a television news channel, and his catch phrase, "The Nation Wants to Know," is extremely popular, to say the least. At the end of 2016, Goswami decided to quit Times Now on what appears to be not very amicable terms. In the first week of May 2017, Goswami launched his television channel called 'Republic TV' from his venture, ARG Outlier Media. Goswami's new venture received great public...

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SanDisk Trademark dispute, Amazon Domain dispute, Banganapalle Mangoes and more

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Trademark statistics, Trademark infringement, Trademark office updates, Domain name disputes and Geographical Indication updates brought to you by the Trademark team of BIP Counsels. Trademark quote of the week " The designer’s role in the development, application and protection of the trademark may be described as pre-creative, creative and post-creative"       -- Lester Beall TRADEMARK STATISTICS The Trademark Registry has been little slow this week. There has been a decrease of 16% in the total number of applications examined by the Trademark Office for this week compared to the last week. Particulars Last week This week Change in % Total Trademark applications examined by Trademark Office 10111 8427   A decrease...

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Interesting Trademarks, AASHIRWAD Trademark Dispute, CGDPTM Annual Report 2015-16, US Special 301 Report, Pokemon Merchandising License and more

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Interesting Trademarks, Trademark Statistics, Recent Trademark Updates, International Trademark Updates, Licensing Updates, Geographical Indication Updates and more brought to you by Trademark team of BIP Counsels. Trademark quote of the week “Trademark law must not be used to inhibit the freedom of speech in this powerful and important medium” - Kent Wills Trademark Statistics The Trademark Registry has been really busy this week. There has been an increase of 33% in the total number of applications examined by Trademark Office for this week compared to the last week. Particulars Last week This week Change in % Total Trademark applications examined by Trademark Office 7580 10111 An increase of 33% Total applications disposed of...

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Jawed Habib Trademark Infringement, Disney challenges The Gospel According to Kevin Movie, Snoop Dogg Merchandise, Amazon Domain Name Dispute and more

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Trademark quote of the week “The ideal trademark is one that is pushed to its utmost limit in terms of abstraction and ambiguity, yet it is still readable”   --Saul Bass TRADEMARK STATS FROM THE INDIAN TRADEMARK OFFICE The Trademark Registry has been really busy this week. There has been an increase of 124% in the total  number of applications examined by Trademark Office for this week compared to the last week. Particulars Last week This week Change in % Total Trademark applications examined by Trademark Office 3383 7580 An increase of 124%   Total applications disposed through show cause hearings 454 603 An increase  of 32% Total applications published in the trademark journal 5380 5730 An increase of 6% Total registrations...

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IP Filings for Dance Companies, Music Bands and Performing Artists

Free Trademark Filing

BananaIP is happy to announce the Program for Performing Arts, an initiative aimed at helping dance companies, music bands, drama companies, singers and performing artists protect, manage and commercialize their creative work. The Program has three primary goals: Build IP Knowledge and Culture among Performing Artists; Protect, Manage and Commercialize creative work of artists and companies; and Mitigate IP risks for performances and related commercialization, licensing and merchandizing activities. Towards the said goals, BananaIP's attorneys will work closely with select performing arts companies and artists, and help them move up the IP value chain. Free Copyright and Trade Mark Filings The program, will...

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Superheroes trademark, NDTV and Discovery Network fight over Foodistan trademark, Textile Ministry plans for new certification mark, Nintendo initiates opposition proceedings against POKE GO, Ratnagiri Alphonso Mangoes to get GI Tag and more.

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Interesting trademarks, Delhi Public School Trademark Dispute, Foodistan Trademark Dispute, Geographical Indication updates and Domain name infringement news, brought to you by the Trademark Team of BananaIP We wish all our readers a very happy World IP Day. On this World IP Day we hope that all stakeholders will take diligent and honest efforts to protect intangible assets. Trademark quote of the week " The talent for discovering the unique and marketable characteristics of a product and service is the most valuable asset of a trademark " -- Primo Angeli TRADEMARK STATS FROM THE INDIAN TRADEMARK OFFICE The Trademark Registry has been a little slow this...

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Highlights of Trademark Rules 2017 (Part 2) : Revised Trademark forms

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The DIPP (Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion) had recently notified the amended Trademark Rules, 2017.  The notification was released on 6th March, 2017 amidst intense speculation in the IP fraternity. The amended rules primarily seek to simplify the process of trademark filing and prosecution. It is interesting to know that the amended rules have cut down the number of trademark application forms to eight from seventy four and has also scrapped several redundant and obsolete provisions. The following table provides a better sagacity into the use of each new form. S.No. Trademark Form Actions that can be taken under the forms 1. TM-A a)      Application for registration...

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Nation wants to know trademark, Arnab Goswamy receives legal notice, Prius trademark dispute, Ivanka Trump’s trademarks, Volvo-bus.in domain dispute, candy crush saga licensing and more

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Interesting trademarks, Supreme Court on trademark infringement, Nation wants to know trademark dispute, Domain name infringement news and more brought to you by the Trademark Team of BananaIP Counsels. TRADEMARK THOUGHT OF THE WEEK “Products are created in the factory, but brands are created in the minds”- Walter Lander TRADEMARK STATS FROM THE INDIAN TRADEMARK OFFICE Particulars Last week This week Change in % Total Trademark applications examined by Trademark Office 2085 6411 An increase of 67.4% Total applications disposed through show cause hearings 152 593 An increase of 74 % Total applications published in the trademark journal 5070 4983 A decrease of 1.7 % Total registrations granted 2065 7729 An increase of 274 % Total hearing notices issued 645 1835 An increase of 184 % Total renewal...

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INDIAN TRADEMARK LAW ON PROTECTION OF MOVIE TITLE – PART 3

IP News Center : INDIAN TRADEMARK LAW ON PROTECTION OF MOVIE TITLE

  SCENARIO IN THE UNITED STATES REGARDING PROTECTION OF MOVIE TITLE The interests of the American motion picture, television industries and home videos are safeguarded by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA). Since its inception in 1922, it has been playing an important part in protecting the commercial interest of the movie makers both in the US and internationally. Registering a film title with the United States Patents and Trademark Office (USPTO) is available with respect to movie titles; however, the protection granted is not absolute. The fundamental requirement of the USPTO with regard to registration of titles as trademarks requires that...

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