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Weekly Trademark Updates

This week’s trademark updates are as follows: Kashmir seeks to add more products to its GI list Kashmir seeks to obtain the GI tag for five of its crafts: Kashmir Namda, Wagguv, Shikara, Gabba and Kashmir Willow Bat. The Director of the Handicrafts & Handloom Kashmir had an extensive discussion with the authorities of Intellectual Property India, Chennai and requested them to accelerate the process of  registration,  “The dossier for registration of these crafts has already been submitted to the Intellectual…

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Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 - Part 14

Latest Trademark Cases in 2021 – Part 14

Agatha Christie Limited vs Registrar Of Trade Marks. In this case, Agatha Christie Limited filed a trademark application for the mark, "And Then There Were None." The Registrar rejected the application, and the Agatha Christie Limited appealed. The Delhi High Court came to the conclusion that there was no ground based on which the mark could have been rejected under the Trademarks Act, 1999, as the mark was not descriptive and because no similar marks were existing on the Register.…

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