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98% Increase in Trademark Examinations this Week, 19 Trademark Registration Certificates Granted this Week and more

Trademark Statistics

98% Increase in Trademark Examinations this Week, 19 Trademark Registration Certificates 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 Last week, the Indian Trademark Office had a productive week. The total number of hearing notices issued has increased by two hundred and four percent (204%). Similarly, the total renewal notices issued has increased by two hundred eighty four percent (284%). However, there has been a decrease of five percent (5%) in the total applications published in the trademark journal. Weekly Indian Trademark Statistics Particulars Last Week This Week Change in...

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Cartoon Network Becomes Eco-friendly, Facebook’s Current Shock over Cryptocurrency, and more

Trademark News

No OYO for Infringer, Cartoon Network Becomes Eco-friendly, Facebook’s Current Shock over Cryptocurrency and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK "A brand is the set of expectations, memories, stories and relationships that, taken together, account for a consumer's decision to choose one product or service over another." - Seth Godin INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES No OYO for Infringer Oravel Stays Pvt Ltd, operating OYO in India and abroad, had filed a trademark infringement suit against Hotel Metro, a hotel operating in Jaipur, Rajasthan for using the trademark OYO and logo in front of the hotel’s...

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A week of patent infringements in the US and more patent news

India and foreign patent news

In this week’s Patent News - NUALS calls for papers on IP, The State Council of Science, Technology & Environment, Meghalaya, organizes training program on Intellectual Property Rights, Huawei sued for patent infringement by SolarEdge, yet another time, SharkNinja files patent infringement lawsuit against Tristar Products, Blackbird Technologies settles design patent infringement lawsuit and other Patent News Updates. Patent Conferences, Seminars, Webinars and more NUALS calls for papers on IP The National University of Advanced Legal Studies (NUALS) has invited papers in respect of its journal - Intellectual Property Law Review. The journal essentially operates under the Centre for Intellectual Property Rights (CIPR),...

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Indian Patent Office slows down this week

weekly patent news - Patent statistics

The Patent and Design Statistics illustrated below have been compiled from the Official Journal of the Patents and Designs Office published by the patent office on Fridays, every week. 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 1146 patent applications have been published in the 41st issue of the Patent Journal, 2019. Out of the 1146 applications published in the journal, 102 applications account for early publications while 1044 applications account for ordinary publications or publications occurring after the 18 – month period. A...

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Siri to Default to Preferred Third-Party Apps, Tesla Adds Spotify Premium, Netflix and live TV to In-Car System, Disney Bans Netflix Ads Across All its Entertainment Networks and more.

Apple’s Siri to Default to Preferred Third-Party Apps; Record Labels Hinder Apple’s Bundling Strategy; Tesla Adds Spotify Premium, Netflix and live TV to In-Car System; MGM Targets Halloween for ‘Adam’s Family’ Release; Disney Bans Netflix Ads Across All its Entertainment Networks; Online Festive Sales Soar, Malls and Stores Face Dip; Zomato Raises USD 600 Million from Ant; Amazon Launches IP Accelerator and more. Licensing News Apple’s Siri to Default to Preferred Third-Party Apps Apple’s virtual assistant, Siri, will soon be updated to direct users to third-party messaging applications by default and not to just Apple’s iMessage. This update will soon be extended to...

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Marvel Sued for X-Men Theme Song, Warner Gets Trump Tweet Removed, Jennifer Lopez Sued for Infringing Photograph and more.

Marvel Sued for X-Men Theme Song; Warner Gets Trump Tweet Removed; Telegram Under Fire from RIAA for Infringement; Jennifer Lopez Sued for Infringing Photograph; NY Court Dismisses Infringement Suit against ‘Billions’; Lil Peep’s Mother Files a Suit for Wrongful Death; Multiple Rappers Named in ‘Rodeo’ Infringement Suit; Rafale: The Jet and Pan Masala; RSS wants Online Platforms to Regulate Anti-Hindu Content and more. International News Marvel Sued for X-Men Theme Song A copyright infringement lawsuit against Marvel, Disney, Amazon, Apple and others, has been filed in a New York Court.  Zoltan Krisko filed the suit claiming that the theme song of the animated version...

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Gaurav Mishra delivers a talk on Patent law

Patent law

Mr. Gaurav Mishra recently delivered a talk on the law of patents in India at a seminar organized by the National Law School of India University, Bangalore in association with Sree Veerendra Patil Degree College, Bangalore on the 11th of October 2019. The seminar titled “IPR for Spurring Innovation and Creativity" was primarily aimed at helping students and faculties of science to understand IPR in general and grasp the importance of patents in relation to science and technology. The full presentation may be viewed here. [slideshare id=180855343&doc=introtopatentlaw-191011030239] Topics covered in this presentation include: What are patents? Why are patents important? Who can file...

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Blix Sues Apple for Infringement and Antitrust Violations, Tencent Suspends NBA Pre-season Broadcast, Cryptocurrency Class Action, CJEU Rules Against Intermediaries,and more.

BlueMail Maker Sues Apple for Infringement and Antitrust Violations; CCTV, Tencent Suspend NBA Pre-season Broadcast over Freedom Tweet; Premier League Warned of Revenue Drain by Piracy; HC Seeks Govt Views in PIL to Ban Telegram; Twitter Admits to Using Data for Ads; Class Action Against Tether and Bitfinex; CJEU: Facebook May be Ordered to Remove Identical / Equivalent Illegal Content; Twitter and Facebook May Face Fines from Ireland DPC; CMA Finds Fender Guitars Breached Competition Law and more. BlueMail Maker Sues Apple for Infringement and Antitrust Violations Blix Inc. has filed a suit against Apple in a US court in the state...

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Thomas Cook Resurfaces with a Franchise Outlet, Facebook’s Domain Dispute Win, GrabOn Wins over GrabOnRent, and More

GrabOn Wins over GrabOnRent, Powerpuff Girls in New Avatar, Facebook’s Domain Dispute Win and more, brought to you by the Trademark Attorneys at BananaIP (BIP) Counsel. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK "A great brand starts with a hero product" - Andy Dunn INDIAN TRADEMARK UPDATES GrabOn Shuts Up GrabOnRent GrabOn, Hyderabad based coupons and daily deals start-up had filed a trademark infringement suit against the Bangalore based rental platform GrabOnRent, for misusing its goodwill and causing confusion by the use of a deceptively similar brand name. GrabOn further claimed that it’s facing the impact of negative customer reviews, complaints and feedbacks which were intended for...

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Trademark Office Has Had a Slow Work Pace this Week

These statistics have been compiled from the official journal of the trademark office published weekly on Mondays. INDIAN TRADEMARK STATISTICS Last week, the Indian Trademark Office has had a decrease in its work pace. The total number of hearing notices issued has decreased by sixty percent (60%). Similarly, the total renewals notices issued has decreased by sixty three percent (63%). However, there has been an increase of twelve percent (12%) in the total registrations granted. Weekly Indian Trademark Statistics Particulars Last Week This Week Change in % Total Trademark Applications Examined by Trademark Office 8891 5598 A decrease of 37% Total Applications Disposed through Show Cause Hearings 5453 3143 A decrease of 42% Total Applications Published...

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