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BananaIP Counsels > Trademarks (Page 4)

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

Weekly Trademark News - BananaIP Counsels

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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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

Weekly Trademark News - BananaIP Counsels

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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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

Weekly Trademark News - BananaIP Counsels

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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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

Weekly Trademark News - BananaIP Counsels

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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King of Mangoes Fight GI Battle, Karbonn Mobile to Re-launch Sansui in India, Bata Defeats its Infringer, and Other News

Weekly Trademark News - BananaIP Counsels

Indian Trademark Statistics for May (Second Week), Guns N’ Roses’ Trademark Battle with a Brewery, Karbonn Mobile to Re-launch Sansui in India, Reliance Acquires Toy Retailer Hamley’s and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK Brand is the promise, the big idea, the expectations that reside in each customer’s mind about a product, service or company. Branding is about making an emotional connection – Alina Wheeler INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS In the last week, the Indian Trademark Office has decreased its pace in the previous week. The total number of applications published in the trademark...

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Should Distinctiveness Have Anything to Do with Dilution – By Nandan Pendsey, IP Attorney, USA

The image depicts the letters T and M as the post is about trademarks and distinctiveness and dilution. Click here to read the post.

Evolution of Dilution as a Remedy: The theory of Dilution as a means of protecting a trademark was first propounded by Frank Schechter in his research article, “The Rational Basis for Trademark Protection”. He advocates in this article that the real function of trademark law is to identify a product as satisfactory and thereby stimulate further purchases by the consuming public. He further says that the real injury to a trademark is the gradual whittling away or dispersion of its identity (now known as dilution) and therefore preservation of this uniqueness of a trademark should be the only rational basis...

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Raymond Defeats its Infringer, Amazon Sued by a Horse Racing Commentator, Penfolds Stops Counterfeit Wine, Goan Coconut Vinegar Filed for GI and Other News

Weekly Trademark News - BananaIP Counsels

Indian Trademark Statistics for May (First Week), Penfolds Stops Counterfeit Wine, Celebrity Styled Collection in Myntra & Jabong, New Kick for Ronaldo, Goan Coconut Vinegar Filed for GI and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK “Define what your brand stands for, its core values and tons of voice, and then communicate consistently in those terms” –Simon Mainwaring INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS In the last week, the Indian Trademark Office has increased its pace in the previous week. The total number of applications published in the trademark journal has increased by seventy one percent (71%)....

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