October 20, 2020

INTRODUCTION

In the current world, User Experience (UX) design is the bedrock part of software and website development companies and in turn, the reasom for their success. In the words of Don Norman, “User experience encompasses all aspects of the end-user’s interaction...

September 21, 2020

Introduction

Bad faith is not a concept uncommon to trademarks. In fact, trademark squatting and crowding of trademark registers has become an international issue now. In cases involving the concept of monopoly, bad faith applications with an aim to free ride upon the r...

September 15, 2020

An entrepreneur’s most valuable asset is the idea he/she possesses and therefore, the first task for any entrepreneur should be to protect and safeguard that idea. Patents are important to start-ups because they provide a legally sanctioned monopoly that bars entry to...

September 4, 2020

Over the past decade we have seen AI become more entrenched in everyday activities. From the customer care chatbot that tells us to wait while they connect us to a human representative to the human-like voices of Alexa and Siri giving us daily weather updates and the f...

August 19, 2020

Introduction

The core function of a trademark is to act as a source identifier of goods and services, whereas the core benefit of a trademark enjoyed by a Registered Proprietor is the negative right that it acquires to stop others from using an identical with and/or dec...

August 17, 2020

In this case, the Plaintiff, through its predecessor in title i.e. Alstom India Ltd. entered into a contract for designing and manufacturing of facilities for a hydro-electric project with Lanco Teesta Hydropower Limited (LTHPL), a Special Vehicle Company that is part...

June 22, 2020

A vacuum flask? Thermos. Separable fastener? Zipper. Mobile garbage bin? Dumpster. Conveyor transport device? Escalator. The answers to each of the above questions were once distinctive trademarks and now are commonly used terms for specific products. They are all clas...