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Nation wants to know trademark, Arnab Goswamy receives legal notice, Prius trademark dispute, Ivanka Trump’s trademarks, domain dispute, candy crush saga licensing and more

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Interesting trademarks, Supreme Court on trademark infringement, Nation wants to know trademark dispute, Domain name infringement news and more brought to you by the Trademark Team of BananaIP Counsels. TRADEMARK THOUGHT OF THE WEEK “Products are created in the factory, but brands are created in the minds”- Walter Lander TRADEMARK STATS FROM THE INDIAN TRADEMARK OFFICE Particulars Last week This week Change in % Total Trademark applications examined by Trademark Office 2085 6411 An increase of 67.4% Total applications disposed through show cause hearings 152 593 An increase of 74 % Total applications published in the trademark journal 5070 4983 A decrease of 1.7 % Total registrations granted 2065 7729 An increase of 274 % Total hearing notices issued 645 1835 An increase of 184 % Total renewal...

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Fundamentals of Intellectual Property – A Presentation at IIM-Bangalore

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The following presentation titled “Fundamentals of Intellectual Property”, was delivered on 17th February 2017 by Dr. Kalyan C. Kankanala, Chief IP Attorney, BananaIP Counsels, at Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore (IIM-B).  The presentation focuses on basic concepts of IP and their relevance in the fast changing business environment. The Presentation included the following topics: Introduction to IP Patents Novelty/Inventive Step Patent Claim Copyrights Trademarks Strength of Trade Marks Industrial Designs Examples of infringement Trade Secrets Integrated Protection Value of IP Example of Integrated Licensing Model To access the entire presentation please visit the below mentioned link: Fundamentals of Intellectual Property - A Presentation...

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Delhi High Court dismisses Sun Pharma’s plea against Mylan; Nilambur Teak to get GI tag? and much more.

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This weekly update on Trademarks and Geographical Indications (GI) is brought to you by the Trademark experts of BananaIP (BIP) Counsels. Trademark thought of the week: "Trademark is a studiously crafted personality profile of an individual, institution, corporation, product or service."- Daniel J. Boorstin Trademark Stats from the Indian Trademark Office, between 8th February 2017 to 15th February 2017 : Total Trademark applications examined by Trademark Office: 11095 Total applications disposed through show cause hearings: 1237 Total applications published in the trademark journal: 8578 Total registrations granted: 8517 Total hearing notices issued: 2686 Total renewal notices issued: 1482 Trademark case updates: Recent Judgments: Delhi High Court dismisses Sun...

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World’s Best IP Blogs – 2016

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  Last year in 2015, we ran a series on the world’s best IP blogs where we featured Intellectual Property blogs who have carved a niche for themselves in the world of IP. The series that we ran last year received immense appreciation and support from our readers and we remain thankful to them for the same. We also thank the IP blogs featured in this post and the series last year, for it is they who have taken it upon themselves the extremely arduous task of bringing to the public, their share of knowledge on IP. Inspired from what we pulled...

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IPO and IP stakeholders meeting: Improved IPO process, their impact and the way forward

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A meeting with IP Stakeholders was held by the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks to discuss the steps taken by the IPO for improving processes within the IPO & the impact these steps have made. The IPO said that it had taken the following steps to streamline the patent process: Updating of the Application Numbering System – This step was taken to bring the Indian patent application numbering system at par with the international practice and to improve the electronic processing of applications. Merging of Requests of Examination (RQ) across four branch offices, based on RQ...

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Fallacies Synonymous with Intellectual Property Law

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Well, needless to say, Intellectual Property Law is such an area of law which is somewhat alien to a large section of public. What prompted me to write this article are the constant queries that I receive from people around me, being an Intellectual Property Attorney. Through the medium of this article, I would like to draw the attention of readers towards various misconceptions about Intellectual Property Law. And mind you, there are a lot. I take this opportunity to present my own list of most common fallacies, which are as follows: Patent, trademark, copyright are all the same thing Intellectual property...

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Weekly Warm- up with IP News Center

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Hello Folks!! There is a bunch of IP news coming your way this week. But before that, let’s take a quick look at what happened in the past week, with this Weekly Warm Up. A not so 'Cule' decision- FC Barcelona loses trademark dispute against Kule This post authored by Anchita Sharma, discussed a trademark dispute which arose between the Football club Barcelona  and an American Fashion Company Kule, over the use of the word mark "Kule". The General Court of the European Union ruled against the football club Barcelona ,affirming a previous decision that the football club had failed to prove. Admission...

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'How to' of IP Commercialization – I

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We all know that Intellectual property is intangible in nature. Why then do so many people value Intellectual Property? especially business oriented companies and individuals. This post attempts to answers this simple question. Intellectual property is actually the tangible expressions of ideas such as inventions literary and artistic works, designs and symbols, names and images used in commerce. The first step in protecting the IP is to identify that what kind of IP one has and the next step is to evaluate such IP. The final step is trying to secure protection for the identified IP.     How to Monetize Trademarks? The most essential part of every business is...

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Sipping on IP

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Well I am guessing the title of this post may have piqued your interest. ‘Sipping on IP’ is an initiative taken by BananaIP, where everyone gathers over coffee and lets ideas, discussions and conversations about intellectual property brew. There are no ground rules and the conversation can be about varied topics from more current pressing issues to any IP related concept. It is a great way to connect, take a break and learn from your peers. Let’s see what we sipped on previously. Date: 21/04/2016 Topics discussed: Sambhabi, Ryan, Subhashree, Sanjeevani, Sharada, Sarthak, Anirudha and Anjali discussed the proposed Unified Patent Court in Europe and...

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Louis Vuitton – Food versus Fashion…

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Louis Vuitton is one of the world’s largest fashion brands whose trademark LV is famous across the globe. In a recent event, the fashion brand filed a case against “Louis Vuitton Dak” – a South Korean Fried Chicken Restaurant for trademark infringement on the grounds of confusing similarity in the trademarks. According to the Korean Times - the logo of the chicken restaurant bears a close resemblance to that of original luxury brand - Louis Vuitton’s logo. In September 2015 this case was taken to court alleging the violation of “Unfair competition Prevention and Trade Secret Protection Act”. The subject matter...

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