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Harley Davidson’s Sound Mark, Kamdhenu mark, Trademark Registration tips and more.

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  Harley Davidson, Sound Mark, Delhi High Court, Kamdhenu mark, Counterfeit products, Deceptively similar, Trademark registration tips and more, presented by the Trademark attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK A good trademark, whether a word mark or symbol, is devoid of fashion or trend, which makes it potentially iconic if it’s seen for long enough in the right places. -Ivan Chermayeff TRADEMARK STATS Trademark Stats from the Indian Trademark office (30th March - 5th April 2017) Activity at the Trademark Registry has been slow in the past week; In addition to a 50 % decrease in total...

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Interesting Trademarks, Domain Name Disputes, Cybersquatting, TM Merchandizing, Licensing, Trademark tips and more

The featured image shows a black school board on which the following words appear to be written by chalk. The words read "Trademarks & GI news : Weekly updates". To get your weekly updates and news on IP, click here.

  Interesting Trademarks, Domain Name Disputes, Cybersquatting, TM Merchandizing, Licensing, Trademark tips and more, presented by the Trademark attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm. TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK Your brand is what other people say about you when you are not in the room - Jeff Bezos. Trademark Stats from the Indian Trademark office The Trademark Office has been a little slow this week considering there has been an overall decrease in the number of applications that has been examined by the Registry. The statistics can be seen below: Particulars Last week This week Change in % Total Trademark applications examined by Trademark Office 5056 3193 A decrease...

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Clinic plus v. Head & Shoulders, Comparative advertising, Trump Trademarks, INTA study on counterfeit products and piracy & more

The featured image shows a black school board on which the following words appear to be written by chalk. The words read "Trademark news : Weekly updates". To get your weekly updates and news on IP, click here.

  This weekly update on Trademarks is brought to you by the Trademark experts of BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. 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 Trademark Stats from the Indian Trademark office (22nd February 2017 to 28th February 2017) Total Trademark applications examined by the Trademark Office: 18916 Total applications disposed through show cause hearings: 1889 Total applications published in the trademark journal: 15722 Total registrations granted: 11654 Total hearing notices issued: 1830 Total renewal notices issued:...

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PayPal and Paytm Trademark Dispute

The featured image is of TM which is the abbreviation for Trademark. the post is aboutthe new trademark rules, 2017. To read more click here.

  Paytm, the largest e-wallet company in India, which saw a drastic surge in user volume post-demonetization, has found itself embroiled in a controversy over its logo with the US-based PayPal, also a digitized payment system. Paypal claims that Paytm’s logo is ‘deceptively and confusingly similar’ to that of the global giant’s. PayPal further claims that Paytm is free-riding on the goodwill of PayPal. What is similar between the two logos is that the first syllable of both the logos is dark blue while the second syllable is a light blue. Secondly, the word ‘Pay’ is common to both logos.   Contents of...

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Don’t take the God’s name in vain

The featured image is of lord Ram his wife Sita, the devotee Hanuman and Rama's three brothers (Lakshmana, Bharata and Shatrughna). The post is about a trademark case involving a religious trademark. To read more click here.

  “You cannot take ‘advantage’ of me”, Sita must’ve said to Ravan.   And not surprisingly at all, the Honourable Supreme Court of India feels strongly for the sentiment. As was seen on the 27th of October, 2015 when the division bench comprising of J.Gogoi and J.Agrawal observed that using images of Gods and Goddesses as a part of a logo/label would be “taking advantage of the Gods and Goddesses” which wouldn’t be permitted. The SC also ruled that names of holy or religious books could not be trademarked for any goods or services. This decision is the climax of a story that began...

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