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How many of these brands do you know?

On August 15th 2022, the Office of Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (“CGPDTM”) notified a list of trademarks which would be added to the list of Well-known Trade Marks in the Trade Marks Journal No: 2065. The Registrar of Trade Marks considered requests received under Rule 124 of the Trade Marks Rules 2017, which allows any trade mark owner to file a request in Form TM-M requesting the Registrar to declare their trademark as 'well-known'. This list of well-known…

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Recent Developments & Principles governing Well-known Trademarks

Have you ever wondered why well-known trademarks are given or accorded a wider protection? To answer that, you may read our previous post on  'An insight into Well-known Trademark'. Now, lets look at the Recent Developments in the Well-known trademark regime and what are the principles that govern them with the help of cases. Recent Developments Prior to the Trademark Rules 2017, the requirement for getting a trade mark declared as a well-known one was only by way of legal proceedings…

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Trademark Rules 2017

The Trademark Rules, 2017 have come into force from today, 6th March, 2017. The new Rules published by the Department of Industrial Promotion and Policy(DIPP) today afternoon would replace the Trademark Rules, 2002.  The amended Rules aim at simplifying the registration procedure, with fewer forms and improved online filing process. A few key highlights of the Trademark Rules, 2017 are listed below: Official Fees: The new Rules have substantially hiked the trademark registration costs in India. The revised costs…

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