May 29, 2020

All business owners, brand owners, manufacturers, service providers run websites showcasing their products and services under a range of brands. In this digital era, websites have become an indispensable pre-requisite to set-up and expand businesses. These websites pro...

May 27, 2020

INTRODUCTION

“Within every brand is a product, but not every product is a brand”, a highly pragmatic phrase by David Ogilvy is capable of encapsulating the dominance of trade marks in shaping consumer choices. As of 2019, the Indian automobile market holds the position...

May 25, 2020

On May 21, 2020, the Delhi High Court stayed (until further orders) the operation of the two public notices dated May 18, 2020 and May 20, 2020 issued by the IPO, which fixed the new deadline of June 1, 2020 and notified about submission of documents in proceedings und...

May 22, 2020

Trademark licensing is the process of authorizing a Registered user to use the trademark of the Registered Proprietor for a specified period of time and on mutually agreed terms laid down in the licence agreement. Naked licensing refers to the concept whereby the licen...

May 19, 2020

The Indian Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has fixed June 1, 2020 as the new due date for all matters where the original due date was falling between March 15 to May 17, 2020.  The deadline for all matters falling due between May 18 to May 31, 2020 remains unchanged...

May 15, 2020

“Justice is the constant and perpetual will to allot to every man his due”, a well-contended phrase by one of the most prominent Roman jurists , Domitus Ulpian is capable of elucidating the evolving notions of justice in the field of intellectual property. The concept...

May 13, 2020

On May 11, 2020, the Delhi High Court suspended the deadline of May 18, 2020, fixed by the office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (CGPDTM) for all IP filings, completion of acts/ proceedings, payments, etc. Further, this suspension shall b...