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Getting Speedy Trademark Registration in India – Steps to Take

There are various laps one needs to cross before successfully registering a trademark as enunciated in the previous post on TM application, prosecution process, and time-lines . At times, even after diligently following the steps as required by the Registry, the process as a whole takes a very long time. Here are few steps one may follow to ensure quicker registration and expedited processes. Steps to maximise the chances of getting a quick trademark registration: Firstly, in order to increase…

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Trademark Application, Prosecution Process, and Timelines

With respect to trademarks, India follows a first to use system i.e., prior use is one of the superior claims to any trademark litigation. The applicants must try and be the first in line to file to avoid the potential burden to oppose any earlier filed applications as unregistered marks have no right to file for infringement. The trademark application is filed on basis of the territorial jurisdiction as per the principal place of business of the said proprietor. Section…

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Weekly Trademark Office Statistics - November, 2021 - Part I

Weekly Trademark Office Statistics – November, 2021 – Part I

This weekly Trademark Office data has been compiled from dynamic data published by the Trademark Office as updated till 10th 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 thirty-three percent (33%) in the total number of trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office this week. A total of three thousand six hundred and sixty-six (3666) applications were examined. These statistics have…

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Weekly Trademark Office Statistics - October 2021 - Part III

Weekly Trademark Office Statistics – October 2021 – Part III

This weekly Trademark Office data has been compiled from dynamic data published by the Trademark Office as updated till 20th October, 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 twenty-five percent (25%) in the total number of trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office this week. A total of four thousand one hundred and ninety-four (4194) applications were examined. These statistics have…

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Latest Traemark Cases Part 10

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 10

Geetanjali Studio Private V. Nuxi To Kut N Kurl Private Limited In this case, Geetanjali Studio Private, the Plaintiff filed an application under Order 39 Rule 1 and 2 of the Civil Procedure Code 1908 seeking prima facie ex-parte injunction to restrain Nuxi To Kut N Kurl Private Limited, the Defendant, from offering for sale of any services or goods under the marks GEETANJALI, GEETANJALI SALON, GEETANJALI STUDIO or any other identical or deceptively similar marks. The Plaintiff entered into…

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Latest Trademark Cases 2021, Part 9

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 9

Hindustan Unilever Limited v. Vansh Cosmetic and Anr In this case, the Plaintiff was the true proprietor of the marks “LAKME”, “LAKME NINE TO FIVE, NINE TO FIVE”, “9 to 5”, “LAKME EYECONIC”, “LAKME ABSOLUTE”, “LAKME ABSOLUTE WHITE INTENSE”, “LAKME ABSOLUTE ARGAN OIL RADIANCE” and many others, which had been successful in the market since 2011. Around July 2021, it was found that the Defendants were selling the counterfeit cosmetic products/goods of “LAKME” brand the counterfeit products were a blatant…

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Weekly Trademark Statistics - October, 2021 - Part II

Weekly Trademark Office Statistics – October, 2021 – Part II

This weekly Trademark Office data has been compiled from dynamic data published by the Trademark Office as updated till 13th October, 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 four percent (4%) in the total number of trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office this week. A total of five thousand six hundred and twenty-one (5621) applications were examined. These statistics have…

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Weekly Trademark Statistics - October, 2021 - Part I

Weekly Trademark Office Statistics – October, 2021 – Part I

This weekly Trademark Office data has been compiled from dynamic data published by the Trademark Office as updated till 6th October, 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 three percent (3%) in the total number of trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office this week. A total of five thousand eight hundred and seventy-five (5875) applications were examined. These statistics have…

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latest trademark cases 2021

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 8

Prateek Chandragupt Goyal vs The State of Maharashtra and Anr. In this case, the petitioner, Prateek Goyal, a journalist working with Newslaundry filed a writ petition to quash the First Information Report registered against him at Vishrambaug Police Station, Pune for offences under Section 103 of the Trade Marks Act, 1999. The FIR was registered against the petitioner by Chief Administrative Officer of Sakal Group for writing highly defamatory articles against the Sakal Media Group and that use of the…

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Weekly Trademark Statistics - September, 2021 - Part V

Weekly Trademark Office Statistics – September, 2021 – Part V

This weekly Trademark Office data has been compiled from dynamic data published by the Trademark Office as updated till 29th September, 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 five percent (5%) in the total number of trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office this week. A total of five thousand six hundred and eighty-six (5686) applications were examined. These statistics have…

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