Pina Colada smell for Ukuleles, Court granted an ad interim injunction in favor of DLF Ltd, ‘Jollibee’ loses trademark dispute against ‘Jolliville’, Bead Jewellery of Kashi obtains GI registration and more

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Interesting Trademarks, Indian Trademark Updates, International Trademark Updates, Geographical Indication updates and more brought to you by the Trademark Team of BananaIP Trade Mark News:

TRADEMARK QUOTE OF THE WEEK

“A great brand evolves from building a good reputation”
                                                           –Abiodun A. Abiodun

TRADEMARK STATS FROM THE INDIAN TRADEMARK OFFICE

The productivity of the Trademark Registry has increased, as can be seen from the table below. There has been an increase of 58% in the total number of registrations granted this week.

Particulars Last week This week Change in %
Total Trademark applications examined by Trademark Office 7536 6231 A decrease of 17.3%
 
Total applications disposed through show cause hearings 588 623 An increase of 5.9%
Total applications published in the trademark journal 7905 10696 An increase of 35.3%
Total registrations granted 4867 7701 An increase of 58 %
Total hearing notices issued 2410 1459 A decrease of 39%
Total renewal notices issued 657 1708 An increase of 159%

Total number of Applications Examined by the Trademark Office in this year: 221514

INTERESTING TRADEMARKS

Pina Colada smell for Ukuleles

The Eddy Finn Ukulele Company, known for manufacturing musical instruments like Ukuleles and Banjos, has acquired registration for the smell of ‘Pina Colada’, to be applied to their Ukuleles. The registration was obtained in the year 2012, with the registrat