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Trademarks

EFFECTS OF NON-USE AND RECTIFICATION OFTRADE MARKS The use of the trademark by illegal method or unlawful method by displaying it in market dealing is known as trademark infringement. If there is an infringement of the trademark, the registered proprietor of the said registered mark can initiate lawful action and if the said mark is […]

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SECTION 47 AND SECTION 57

• DIFFERNENCE BETWEEN PROVISIONS OF SECTION 47 AND SECTION 57 The provisions mentioned under Section 47 are independent provisions that are not related to another proceeding. Whereas for the Application filed under Section 57 of the Act, it is not required to prove the provisions of clause(a) and clause(b) of Section 47 of the Act.

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COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION

COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION Copyright is a legal concept that gives creators of original works exclusive rights to use, reproduce, and distribute their work for a certain period. WHAT IS COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION PROCESS ? Original works of authorship, such as books, plays, music, artwork, and some other types of intellectual property, are protected by copyright laws. It gives

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Changes in IP System in India

WELCOME CHANGES TO THE IP SYSTEM IN INDIA The Government of India’s push towards a digital economy has been embraced wholeheartedly by the Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks (CGPDTM) which has taken several progressive steps to implement the objectives of National IPR Policy launched by the Government of India

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Cost on Habitual Offenders

Cost on Habitual Offenders A suit was filed in the Bombay High Court in August, 2018 by Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd. against Curetech Skincare and Galpha Laboratories alleging infringement of their trade mark and trade dress of their product “CANDID B” by using the trade mark “CLODID B”. While going through the proceedings and in the

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Fresh opportunity to Patent Applicants for complying with Biological Diversity Act, 2002

Fresh opportunity to Patent Applicants for complying with Biological Diversity Act, 2002 The Government of India has in order to provide an opportunity for complying with the Biological Diversity Act, 2002, issued an Office Memorandum dated September 10, 2018 providing directions to the National Biodiversity Authority in this regard. The National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) was

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THE AI CONUNDRUM

THE AI CONUNDRUM The European Patent Office(EPO) on 27.01.2020 issued decisions refusing two patent applications EP18275163.6 and EP18275174.3 for designating an artificial intelligence(AI) machine named DABUS as inventor, on the grounds that such designation did not meet the formal requirements under the European Patent Convention(EPC) (Article 81, Rule 19(1) EPC). According to the applicant, the

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TRADEMARK & REGISTRATION

Trademarks are Symbol, Designs or Words, Legally Registered or Established by use as Representing a Company or Product. 1. PROPOSED TRADEMARKS Registering a trademark gives you the exclusive right to use that trademark. If another business starts using your registered trademark, they will be infringing on your rights as the trademark owner. Determine if another

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