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Intellectual Property News and Analysis – Intellepedia

Despite CoVid threat patent publications and grants increase at the IPO – Kudos to IPO

Weekly IP Statistics

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of Patents and Designs published by the patent office on the 20th of March 2020. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS A total of 774 patent applications have been published in the 12th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 774 applications published in the journal, 164 applications account for early publications while 610 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A total...

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Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public – World Health Organization (WHO)

WHO - Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) advice for the public

BananaIP team is sharing the latest information provided by World Health Organization (WHO) on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. Take care of your health and protect others by doing the following:   Basic protective measures against the new coronavirus Regularly and thoroughly clean your hands with an alcohol-based hand rub or wash them with soap and water. Why? Washing your hands with soap and water or using alcohol-based hand rub kills viruses that may be on your hands. Maintain social distancing Maintain at least 1...

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Corona Puts the IP World on Notice, Google Protects its Domain Name and more

Trademark News

Corona Puts the IP World on Notice, Bajaj Defends its Well-Known Trademark, Corona Very Popular with the USPTO, Attappady Red Gram Applied for GI and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES Bajaj Cites Well-Know Mark Status in Defending Trademark Bajaj Electricals, part of the Bajaj conglomerates of businesses and industries, filed an application at the Bombay High Court for an interim injunction against Gourav Bajaj (‘Defendant’), an individual who operates two retail electrical appliance stores at Abohar, Punjab.  Gourav Bajaj was operating his stores under the trade names ‘Apna Bajaj Store’ & ‘Bajaj Excellent’....

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Indian Copyright Orders and Judgments – 2020

Super Cassettes Industries Pvt. Ltd. vs. Prime Cable Network and Anr., Delhi High Court, CS(COMM) 594/2016 The plaintiff, in this matter, is in the business of producing and marketing music cassettes, compact discs, etc., in addition to producing and distributing films. Defendant no.1 is a large provider of ground cable network services in the State of Uttarakhand and defendant no.2 is an individual working for defendant no.1. The plaintiff claims to be the owner of a large number of copyrights in music and literary works, films and sound recordings, including Hindi film songs, non-film songs, and songs in regional languages. As...

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8167 New Trademark Applications Filed this Week

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8167 new trademark applications filed this week, 244% increase in the total trademark applications examined this week and more. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS The Indian Trademark Office had an overall increase in its working capacity as can been seen from the table below. The total number of trademark applications examined has increased by two hundred and forty four percent (244%). Similarly, there has been an increase of one hundred and nine percent (109%) in the total applications disposed through show cause hearings. However, we can also...

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Slump at the IPO – Decrease in Patent & Design publications and registrations

966 patent applications published this week

This week’s Patent & Design data has been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on the 13th of March 2020. These statistics are presented to you by the Patent attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s leading Intellectual Property Firm. INDIAN PATENT STATISTICS A total of 707 patent applications have been published in the 11th issue of the Patent Journal, 2020. Out of the 707 applications published in the journal, 99 applications account for early publications while 608 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period....

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Puma Shoos Away a Trademark Infringer, New “Apple Watch Studio” Trademark for Customizable Watches, and more

Trademark News

Puma Shoos Away a Trademark Infringer, New “Apple Watch Studio” Trademark for Customizable Watches, Ranbir Kapoor to be the Face of “Single”, PUMA Inks a Licensing Agreement with Athletics South Africa, Wikipedia Aggressive with Bad Faith Domains, and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES “PUMA” Shoos Away a Trademark Infringer Puma, a well-known German sports footwear brand, filed an application at the Patiala House Court, New Delhi, for a permanent injunction against Vikas Jindal, a Ludhiana based business proprietor, for using its trademark ‘PUMA’ and the ‘PUMA’ logo. Puma further contended that Vikas was...

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50% Decrease in the Trademark Applications Examined this Week

50% Decrease in the Trademark Applications Examined this Week, 6503 Trademark Registration Granted this Week and more. These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS The Indian Trademark Office had an overall decrease in its working capacity as can been seen from the table below. The total number of trademark applications examined has decreased by fifty percent (50%). Similarly, there has been a decrease of twenty seven percent (27%) in the total number of renewal notices issued. However, we can also see an increase of twenty percent (20%) in the...

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Indian Patent Office (IPO) Notices, Updates and Notifications – 2020

Indian Patent Office (IPO) Notices, Updates and Notifications - 2020

IPO adjourns hearing of Design applications scheduled on 27th March 2020 Intellepedia Publication Date: 23rd March 2020 The Indian Patent Office issued a public notice on 17th March 2020 indicating that the office has adjourned the hearing of Design applications that was previously scheduled on 27th March 2020 before Dr. S. K. Barik, Asst. Controller of Patents & Designs. According to the notice, the adjournment comes in the light of the recent advisory issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. Therefore, all hearings that were previously scheduled on 27th Mach 2020 have been...

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Coordination Committee of WIPO nominates Mr. Daren Tang for post of Director General; WIPO Academy, RGNIIPM and NLU Nagpur to host WIPO-India Summer School and more

Coordination Committee of WIPO nominates Mr. Daren Tang for post of Director General; WIPO Academy, RGNIIPM and NLU Nagpur to host WIPO-India Summer School and more

In this week’s Patent News – WIPO Academy, RGNIIPM and NLU Nagpur to host WIPO-India Summer School; Coordination Committee of WIPO nominates Mr. Daren Tang for post of Director General; IP applications filed by foreign applicants continue to grow: CNIPA; EPO launches public consultation for EPC and PCT-EPO Guidelines and other news updates. INDIA PATENT NEWS WIPO Academy, RGNIIPM and NLU Nagpur to host WIPO-India Summer School According to a public notice issued on 5th March 2020, WIPO Academy, Rajiv Gandhi National Institute for Intellectual Property Management (RGNIIPM) and National Law University (NLU), Nagpur will jointly host the WIPO – India Summer School...

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