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Trade secret in India versus other countries

Oct 14, 2021 • Nathalia m. fenwick
Trade secret improves the competitive edge of a business and thereby needs to be properly regulated. The absence of it in India makes it to take the example of other countries for effective usage and economic growth. Effective trademark protections are a necessity for innovation and to secure risky investments. It is a vital concept in today’s market place. It increases...

How to stop fake mapping and listing on Amazon?

Sep 26, 2021 • Nathalia m. fenwick
Many sellers try really hard to build a long lasting brand on amazons by selling good quality products on amazon but the more you are selling on amazon the more you are visible to your competitors as well, who will simply try to spoil your name by making your copycat type store for their products on amazon, they will create fake impressions by using your product photos ...

Patent (Amendment) Rules 2021 - Patent fees for educational institutions reduced.

Sep 26, 2021 • Nathalia m. fenwick
A trademark infringement arises when the registered mark is used/ sold without the consent of the original owner of the registered mark.

Secondary liability in Trademark infringement

Sep 13, 2021 • Nathalia m. fenwick
A trademark infringement arises when the registered mark is used/ sold without the consent of the original owner of the registered mark.

Instruction Manuals and Copyright

Sep 10, 2021 • Nathalia m. fenwick
Law relating to copyright is governed by the Copyright Act, 1957. Copyright is generally granted for artistic, musical and dramatic works and thereby includes computer programme, performer's rights, sound recordings, chorographical works and cinematographic works.

Non-conventional Trademark: Sound

Sep 7, 2021 • Nathalia m. fenwick
Generally when we think about trademarks, we think of it as a way to distinguish one's business from that of others in a competitive market. However, sound can also get trademark registration. Wondering how? This article discusses how sound can get trademark registration and the procedure involved.

Copyright Infringement Issues in Amazon

Sep 3, 2021 • Nathalia m. fenwick
The e-commerce sector in India has bloomed into one of the highest revenue generating area over the past few decades and during the lockdown we saw a high dependence on such online portals as frequent lockdowns left us with no other option than buying essential or non- essential things from sellers like Amazon, Flip kart, e-bay, Myntra and so on.

Design Patent and Sales on Amazon

Aug 25, 2021 • Nathalia m. fenwick
Amazon has a wide range of intellectual property related policies that helps to protect the registered sellers from others counterfeiting their products.

Color and Trademark Protection

Aug 15, 2021 • Nathalia m. fenwick
The Trademarks Act, 1999 and the Trademark Rules, 2002, essentially protects the shape of goods, packaging and color combinations. According to the Act, trademark means "a mark capable of being represented graphically and which is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one person from those of others and may include shape of goods, their packaging and combin...

Product Packaging and Copyright Protection

Jun 25, 2021 • Nathalia m fenwick
Generally, when it comes to product packaging we assume that the only protection by law it can get is of trademark. Trademark law helps to distinguish one seller from that of others in the market. Nowadays, more than the functionality or title, people go by the attractive designs and appealing package. So, sellers are always in a competition to bring out the best and th...

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