Tag: Interesting Trademarks

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

  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 -…

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

  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…

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

  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…

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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.

PayPal and Paytm Trademark Dispute

  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…

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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.

Don’t take the God’s name in vain

  “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…

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