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Weekly Trademark Updates

This week's trademark updates are as follows -   Karnataka HC Overturns Civil Court Order – Allows Vogue Institute to Retain the name ‘VOGUE’ Overturning the order passed by the Bengaluru City Civil Court, the Karnataka High Court has allowed the Vogue Institute to retain the name ‘VOGUE’ in their name and their trademark. The Karnataka HC stated that the test applied by the Trial Court to assess whether a common person would be confused upon seeing the word ‘VOGUE’, was…

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Weekly Trademark Updates

This week’s trademark updates are as follows – Rooh Afza counterfeit products restrained from sale on Amazon India A recent order from the Delhi High Court restrained the sale of sherbet products bearing the fake name ‘Rooh Afza’, which were made in Pakistan. The complaint was filed by Hamdard National Foundation, alleging that sherbet products produced in Pakistan were being sold in India bearing the fake name ‘Rooh Afza’. The company filed the case against Amazon India and a company named…

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Weekly Trademark Updates

This week’s trademark updates are as follows – Protecting GI Goods The GI Tags can and are being utilized to prevent counterfeits from chipping away the revenue of the original products protected as a GI. The Gulbarga Tur Dal (pigeon pea) is a good example of the same. During a training program held in October 2022, 16 users were awarded the “Authorized User Certificate” (AUC) for the Gulbarga Tur Dal, which is a product provided with a GI Tag. The AUC…

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Weekly Trademark Update Bulletin- PhonePe v MobilePe, Entrepreneur Magazine Vs. The Senior Examiner of Trade Marks, Delhi and more

This week’s trademark updates from BananaIP Counsels include PhonePe v MobilePe, Entrepreneur Magazine vs. The Senior Examiner of Trade Marks, Delhi, and The Battle of Sadda Pind. Read More Continue Reading Weekly Trademark Update Bulletin- PhonePe v MobilePe, Entrepreneur Magazine Vs. The Senior Examiner of Trade Marks, Delhi and more

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This week's trademark updates are as follows -   Ninety-One v. Ninety-Nine Bicycles – Trademark Infringement Lawsuit The proprietor of the mark ‘Ninety-One Bicycles’ initiated a trademark infringement suit against the defendant, to restrain them from manufacturing and selling bicycles under the mark ‘Ninety-Nine Bicycles’, which was deceptively similar to their mark. The mark ‘Ninety-Nine Bicycles’ was only recently adopted by the defendants, prior to which they were using mark such as ‘SACHIN BIKES’, ‘SACHIN CROCS’, etc. Alphavector India Private Limited, the…

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Weekly Trademark Updates

This week’s trademark updates are as follows: A hot win for ‘Chaayos’. In the matter of SUNSHINE TEAHOUSE PVT. LTD. v. MTRM GLOBAL PVT. LTD., the plaintiff, owner of the trademark- Chaayos had approached the Delhi High Court against the usage of the mark- Chaiops by the defendants. The suit was filed in September seeking permanent injunction and restraining unauthorised use of the mark by the defendants. The matter was referred to mediation last month which failed and further options to…

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Provisional Patent Application Vs. Complete Patent Application

Provisional Patent Application Vs. Complete Patent Application

Whether you’re a first time inventor or have filed patents before, the patent process can feel overwhelming. There are many details to keep track of, including which type of patent application you should file and what information it needs to contain. Read more Continue Reading Provisional Patent Application Vs. Complete Patent Application

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5 Reasons to Protect Your Trademark

5 Reasons to Protect Your Trademark

A trademark is your brand’s first line of defense. Without the legal protections of a registered trademark, your competitors could use your business name and logo to sell their own products. This is why registering your company’s trademarks is so important. Trademarks help you protect your brand, driving customers back to you instead of someone else. Trademarks can be tricky to understand, especially for new business owners. Here are five reasons why you should protect your trademark as soon as…

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Weekly Trademark Updates

This week’s trademark updates are as follows: The tussle between TATA and HakunaMatata finally settles The Delhi High Court ruled in favor of Tata Sons Private Limited and barred a company in UK from using the ‘TATA’ trademark in its course of trading cryptocurrency or sale of digital tokens. The order of permanent injunction was passed against HakunaMatata $TATA Founders, who were made to change their name to HakunaMatata Token Ltd. The defendant company was also asked to start a new…

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Weekly Trademark Updates

This week’s trademark updates are as follows: Delhi High Court prevents website from using the trademark "Live Law" because of "intent to cash in on goodwill." The Delhi High Court has issued an ad interim injunction in favour of Live Law Media Private Limited, the business that owns the legal portal livelaw.in, preventing "Tiya Law Library" and a Haryana-based attorney from using the mark/name "Live Law" until further orders and ordering the internet service providers to block access to the website…

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