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Use of Akshay Tanna's persona and reputation on social media for investment scams taken down

Use of Akshay Tanna’s persona and reputation on social media for investment scams taken down

The Delhi High Court has mandated the takedown of fraudulent social media activities exploiting Akshay Tanna’s reputation for investment scams Continue Reading Use of Akshay Tanna’s persona and reputation on social media for investment scams taken down

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Sequoia Trademark on Social Media, Distributor’s Trademark Rights, and Rectification Petition after Suit

Sequoia Trademark on Social Media, Distributor’s Trademark Rights, and Rectification Petition after Suit

Case notes relating to recent trademark cases involving social media misuse, distributor rights, and when rectification can be filed post-suit, based on recent court rulings. Continue Reading Sequoia Trademark on Social Media, Distributor’s Trademark Rights, and Rectification Petition after Suit

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Play Music IN Wedding Sangeet and Cocktail Party only after making a deposit of One Lakh Rupees, says the Delhi High Court.

Copyrighted Music in Wedding functions: Court orders deposit for Sangeet and Cocktail Parties

The Delhi High Court rules a ₹1 Lakh deposit for Sangeet and Cocktail party music, impacting wedding event licensing. This decision addresses copyright laws and sets a precedent for music usage at private functions, highlighting the legalities of playing copyrighted music and the necessity for obtaining proper licenses. Continue Reading Copyrighted Music in Wedding functions: Court orders deposit for Sangeet and Cocktail Parties

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Generative AI (GenAI), Business and Intellectual Property

Generative AI (GenAI), Business and Intellectual Property

Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala provides essential insights into IP for Gen AI startups, highlighting the importance of protecting innovations. His presentation explores various forms of IP, addressing protectability and enforceability issues, and proposes strategic approaches for leveraging AI creations, offering a roadmap for startups to navigate the complex IP landscape and capitalize on their intellectual assets. Continue Reading Generative AI (GenAI), Business and Intellectual Property

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Reversal of unreasoned and invalid Patent refusals based on Section 3(d), Novelty, and Inventive Step

Reversal of unreasoned and invalid Patent refusals based on Section 3(d), Novelty, and Inventive Step

Exploring recent High Court judgments overturning patent application refusals, highlighting the importance of detailed reasoning and thorough consideration in patent office decisions. Continue Reading Reversal of unreasoned and invalid Patent refusals based on Section 3(d), Novelty, and Inventive Step

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Premier Vs. Barclays Premier League, Apollo Mark Well-Known Status, and Roobini Vs. Rubam Trademark Cases

Premier Vs. Barclays Premier League, Apollo Mark Well-Known Status?, and Roobini Vs. Rubam Trademark Cases

Explore recent trademark cases: Barclays Premier League’s suit, Apollo’s well-known status, and the Roobini vs. Rubam palm oil dispute. These cases highlight principles for composite marks, well-known mark criteria, and confusion risk for average consumers. Essential insights for IP professionals and businesses. Continue Reading Premier Vs. Barclays Premier League, Apollo Mark Well-Known Status?, and Roobini Vs. Rubam Trademark Cases

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Re-publish correct trademark, Healthy Salt ad not disparaging, “Patta” detergents, and more

Trademark Cases: Kalpaka Trademark Republication, Puro Healthy Salt Disparagement, and Tazza Patta Trademark Infringement

Examining recent trademark cases, we discuss ‘Kalpaka’ republication, detergent brand disputes, and the Tata vs Puro Healthy Salt advertising case. Continue Reading Trademark Cases: Kalpaka Trademark Republication, Puro Healthy Salt Disparagement, and Tazza Patta Trademark Infringement

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