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Interesting Trademarks, AASHIRWAD Trademark Dispute, CGDPTM Annual Report 2015-16, US Special 301 Report, Pokemon Merchandising License and more

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Interesting Trademarks, Trademark Statistics, Recent Trademark Updates, International Trademark Updates, Licensing Updates, Geographical Indication Updates and more brought to you by Trademark team of BIP Counsels. Trademark quote of the week “Trademark law must not be used to inhibit the freedom of speech in this powerful and important medium” - Kent Wills Trademark Statistics The Trademark Registry has been really busy this week. There has been an increase of 33% in the total number of applications examined by Trademark Office for this week compared to the last week. Particulars Last week This week Change in % Total Trademark applications examined by Trademark Office 7580 10111 An increase of 33% Total applications disposed of...

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Superheroes trademark, NDTV and Discovery Network fight over Foodistan trademark, Textile Ministry plans for new certification mark, Nintendo initiates opposition proceedings against POKE GO, Ratnagiri Alphonso Mangoes to get GI Tag and more.

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Interesting trademarks, Delhi Public School Trademark Dispute, Foodistan Trademark Dispute, Geographical Indication updates and Domain name infringement news, brought to you by the Trademark Team of BananaIP We wish all our readers a very happy World IP Day. On this World IP Day we hope that all stakeholders will take diligent and honest efforts to protect intangible assets. Trademark quote of the week " The talent for discovering the unique and marketable characteristics of a product and service is the most valuable asset of a trademark " -- Primo Angeli TRADEMARK STATS FROM THE INDIAN TRADEMARK OFFICE The Trademark Registry has been a little slow this...

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Entertainment Trademark News, International Copyright Updates, Merchandising and more

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Recent Copyright Cases, Entertainment Trademark News, International Copyright Updates, Entertainment and Copyright Licensing and Merchandizing, Copyright thought of the week and more, presented by the Media & Entertainment law attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm. Copyright Thought of the Week “Entertainment Law is not as Entertaining as Entertainment”  Dr. Kalyan C Kankanala Recent Copyright Cases Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) vs. Sony Pictures Networks India Pvt Ltd ZEEL filed a Copyright infringement suit before the Bombay High Court claiming that it’s popular show, ‘India's Best Dramebaaz’, a televised talent hunt for child actors in the 5-12 year age group has been...

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ISIC vs ISID, Trademark Rules 2017, Hike in Trademark fees, Star Bucks vs Cake Bucks, Ferraro partners with Global Icon, Pakistan’s Geographical Indication Protection Bill and more

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ISIC vs ISID, Trademark Rules 2017, Hike in Trademark fees, Star Bucks vs Cake Bucks, Ferraro partners with Global Icon, Pakistan’s Geographical Indication Protection Bill and more, presented by the Trademark attorneys and experts of BananaIP Counsels, India’s Premier New Age IP Firm. Trademark quote of the week "Every Trade Mark you Build adds to the financial value of your business, much more than your tangible assets." - Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala Trademark Stats from the Indian Trademark office (28th February 2017 to 7th March 2017) Total Trademark applications examined by Trademark Office: 10524 Total applications disposed through show cause hearings: 963 Total applications published...

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Intellectual Property and Licensing- A presentation by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala at IIM-B

This presentation was delivered by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala to PGP-Enterprise Management students at IIM-Bangalore, as a part of their Business Law curriculum. The presentation entitles Intellectual property and Licensing covered the following topics- Idea- What is an idea, example, whether all ideas can be protected. Patent- What is a patent, term of a patent. Protection Strategy Spectrum Licensing Copyright- What is copyright, idea/ expression dichotomy, term of copyright. Protection with respect to copyright Licensing (copyright) Trademarks- What is a trademark, term of a trademark Protection Ladder Licensing (Trademarks) Information Trade secrets Licensing (Trade Secrets) Look and Feel Industrial Designs ...

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Cooking up IP in the Food & Beverage Industry

Food and food products are the largest consumption category of India’s over a billion population.  The Food and Beverage (F&B) industry encompasses the formulation, processing, production, distribution in wholesale or retail, and delivery of food products.  Though a highly fragmented industry, there are more than 35,000 food processing and beverage production companies in the market.  The industry accounts for approximately 9% of the overall manufacturing GDP of the country.  Being an industry that has experienced more than 30% growth over the last five years, it is sustained through the increasing consumers spending power, Government subsidies for food processing, and liberalization...

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Even death won’t do us apart

There are celebrities, and then there are icons. And one name that probably tops the list of icons is Marilyn Monroe. The blonde actress never ceased to be out of the headlines when she was alive, and even when she is no more, her estate is fighting tooth and nail to keep her memory alive. However, the route taken to do so is not particularly agreeable, to say the least. Monroe’s estate has been fiercely litigious and has gained notoriety for suing anyone who is looking to capitalize on her fame. It should therefore come as no surprise that Monroe has...

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Patents, Compulsory Licensing and Business Strategy

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The stated objective of patent law is to promote the progress of science and technology for industrial/economic progress and public benefit. It  seeks to achieve this objective by granting exclusive rights over inventions to inventors for a limited period of time, on expiry of which the inventions enter the public domain. It is believed that the grant of exclusive rights generate incentives to invent, invest, disclose and design around, which in turn promote the progress of science and technology by encouraging inventive activity. Though the objective of the patent system seems logical on its face, no empirical studies have proved conclusively...

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This town isn’t enough for the two of us : Zara Trademark Dispute

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This conflict is between a world-renowned luxury-clothing brand and a renowned restaurant and bar in a city. The Delhi High Court decided the trademark infringement tussle in favor the luxury brand ZARA, not because it is celebrated around the world but simply to protect the brand’s trademark rights. ZARA, an internationally reputed brand, the plaintiff sued Zara Tapas Bar for trademark infringement and sought injunction restraining the defendant from infringement, passing off and dilution of its trademark. The plaintiff contended that it started carrying its operation in India from 2010 through its associate company, Inditex Trent Retail India Private Limited, which...

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