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Selena Gomez files infringement lawsuit against FHL, District Court Upholds Social Media Terms of Use, NFL Quarterback Files Infringement Lawsuit Against Amazon and more

Copyright and Entertainment Law News

District Court Upholds Social Media Terms of Use, Selena Gomez files infringement lawsuit against FHL, NFL Quarterback Files Infringement Lawsuit Against Amazon, Pirate IPTV Service Faces Infringement Lawsuit, TikTok Threatened with Copyright Infringement Lawsuit, Apple Accused of Selling Pirated Music. District Court Upholds Social Media Terms of Use The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, recently passed an order that upheld the terms of use of the social media website, Instagram, with regard to a copyright infringement lawsuit. This lawsuit was filed by a photographer named Sinclair, against Mashable, a digital media and entertainment platform, after the...

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1442 Trademark Applications Examined this Week

Trademark Statistics

1442 trademark applications examined this week, 91816 trademarks filed so far in 2020. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS With the lockdown being extended till 3rd May 2020, there has not been much changes in the working of the Indian Trademark Registry. A total of 2474 new applications has been filed and 1442 total trademark applications has been examined by the trademark office. Weekly Indian Trademark Statistics Particulars Last Week This Week Change in % Total Trademark Applications Examined by Trademark Office N/A 1442 An increase of 1442% Total Applications Disposed through Show Cause Hearings N/A 630 An increase of 630% Total...

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Apple Files Trademark for its Covid-19 App, MakeMyTrip Defends its Trademark and more

Apple Files Trademark for its Covid-19 App, MakeMyTrip Defends its Trademark, IP Offices Closed till 03rd May, Mizo Banana Loses GI Battle and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES MakeMyTrip Defends its Trademark The online travel company MakeMyTrip, filed a suit before the Delhi High Court for a permanent injunction to restrain MTB TRAVEL PLANNER (‘Defendant’) from using the deceptively similar trademark MYTRIPBAZAAR, its logo and the domain www.mytripbazaar.com, with respect to online travel. MakeMyTrip in the suit claimed that it had started using the brand name in 2000 and is the registered holder...

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Online Enforcement of IP

Online Enforcement of IP Online infringement of Intellectual Property Online infringement takes many forms, from the sale of counterfeit or infringing products via the internet, to copying domain names and website content. The internet today has efficiently created a wide range of opportunities for business firms, companies, organizations, and individuals to communicate their brand messages and reach their target audience. However, keeping aside the internet’s openness, versatility, and global reach, its unregulated character has created a fertile ground for infringement of copyrighted content, trademarked brand names and logos, and registered designs. In the broadest sense, online IP infringement covers the sale of counterfeit...

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BMW Wins over DMW E-Rickshaw, Coca-Cola Fights Domain Dispute and more

BMW Wins over DMW E-Rickshaw, Ford Files Trademark for G.O.A.T Modes, Levi’s Launching Super Mario Collection and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES BMW Wins Over DMW E-Rickshaw BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG, commonly referred to as BMW, the luxury car and motorcycle manufacturers filed an application in the Delhi High Court for an ad interim injunction against Om Balajee Automobile (‘Defendant’) out of Ghaziabad, for using the trademark “DMW” for e-rickshaws. BMW submitted that the earliest Indian registration for the BMW mark dates back to 1956. Further, it was submitted that BMW is a...

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4162 Trademark Applications Filed, No Examinations, Publications and Registrations in the Last Week

4162 Trademark Applications Filed, No Examinations, Publications and Registrations in the Last Week. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS A total of 4162 new trademark filings have been filed in the last week with the Indian Trademark Office with Delhi recording the highest filing of 1744 applications and Mumbai following with 1097 applications. Trademark Statistics by Office Total Number of New Applications Received between April 1st, 2020 to April 15th, 2020  Sr. No Jurisdiction New Applications Examined Published Registered 1 AHMEDABAD 365 N/A N/A N/A 2 CHENNAI 738 N/A N/A N/A 3 DELHI 1744 N/A N/A N/A 4 KOLKATA 218 N/A N/A N/A 5 MUMBAI 1097 N/A N/A N/A Total   4162 N/A N/A N/A Yearly Trademark Statistics Trademark Statistics from January 1st, 2020 to April 15th, 2020 Total Number of Trademark Applications Filed...

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Amidst National Lockdown 1997 Trademark Applications Filed Last Week.

Amidst national lockdown 1997 trademark applications filed last week. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS A total of 1997 new trademark filings have been filed in the last week with the Indian Trademark Office with Delhi recording the highest filing of 836 applications and Mumbai following with 576 applications. Trademark Statistics by Office Total Number of New Applications Received between April 1st, 2020 to April 8th,2020  Sr. No Jurisdiction New Applications Examined Published Registered 1 AHMEDABAD 158 N/A N/A N/A 2 CHENNAI 332 N/A N/A N/A 3 DELHI 836 N/A N/A N/A 4 KOLKATA 95 N/A N/A N/A 5 MUMBAI 576 N/A N/A N/A Total   1997 N/A N/A N/A Yearly Trademark Statistics Trademark Statistics from January 1st, 2020 to April 8th, 2020 Total Number of Trademark Applications Filed – 87526 Total Number of...

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Amidst National Lock-down, Trademark Registry comes to a Standstill

Trademark Statistics

3499 trademark applications filed this week. 43% decrease in total number of registrations granted. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS The Indian Trademark Registry has come to a standstill with the offices being shut till 15th April 2020. We can see that new applications are still being filed, thanks to the online filing process being still available. There has been a decrease of forty three percent (43%) in the total number of registrations granted. Weekly Indian Trademark Statistics Particulars Last Week This Week Change in % Total Trademark Applications Examined by Trademark Office 9715 N/A N/A Total Applications...

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Extension Granted by IP Office, Trademark Opposition Hearings Cancelled, and more

Extension Granted by IP Office, Instagram Beat its Domain Infringer, Goan Coconut Vinegar Loses GI Battle and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Trademark Battle between Mattress Giants Peps Industries, a popular mattress manufacturer filed an application in the Delhi High Court for an interim injunction against Kurlon for the use of the trademark ‘NO TURN’. Peps is the registered trademark owner of the mark ‘NO TURN’ claiming its use since 2008 for mattresses and its allied products. However, in August 2018, Peps came to know that Kurlon had dishonestly adopted the mark ‘NO...

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61% Decrease in the Trademark Examinations this Week

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61% decrease in the total trademark applications examined this week, a decrease of 5937 in the total number of applications disposed through show cause hearings and more. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS The effects of the Corona virus can be seen on the Indian Trademark Office as well. The total number of trademark applications examined has decreased by sixty one percent (61%). Similarly, there has been a decrease of sixty nine percent (69%) in the total applications disposed through show cause hearings. However, we can still see...

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