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Trademark Opposition Procedure

Jan 2, 2022 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
Trademark Opposition is an opportunity given to any person to object the registration of a particular trademark. It follows certain simple steps.

Case analysis- Gucci v. Intiyaz Sheikh

Dec 15, 2021 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
Gucci v. intiyaz Sheikh is a recent trademark infringement case which reminds all of us to use and sell only original products to avoid unnecessary infringement and payment of damages.

Soft Bank acquires around 200 patents from Noon

Dec 10, 2021 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
SoftBank came to the spotlight as it acquired around 200 patents including both granted and pending ones from Loon, a subsidiary of Alphabet Inc. for High Altitude Platform Stations (HAPs).

Trade secret in India versus other countries

Dec 5, 2021 β€’ 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.

Relationship Between Non-Fungible Token & Copyright

Nov 25, 2021 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
NFT is a unique, undivided, non- replaceable digital asset which protects the originality and ownership of certain digital arts and the infringement of such NFTs are a matter of concern.

Remedies available in case of trademark infringement- Opposition or infringement suit

Nov 14, 2021 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
The article analyses the different modes of remedies available in case of infringement and finds out whether these remedies can be filed simultaneously or not.

How many Intellectual Property Rights can be availed in a single product?

Nov 8, 2021 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
For a single product one can avail a number of IP protections for different aspects. The maximum number of protection will depend on each case.

Trademark dispute between State of Kerala and Karnataka on KSRTC

Nov 3, 2021 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
The tussle between Kerala and Karnataka over the use of acronym β€˜KSRTC’ is important in the IP field as it analysis several important concepts such as Registrability of abbreviations, prior user, secondary meaning and Infringement.

Analysis of trademark infringement case of Red Bull v. Redhorse case

Nov 1, 2021 β€’ Nathalia m. fenwick
Trademark infringement in the red Bull case is a classic exams of what amounts to infringement. The registered proprietor has every right to claim damages from the offending party.

Prior User under Trademarks Act, 1999

Oct 25, 2021 β€’
Trademarks Act, 1999 is a β€˜sui generis’ legislation in India which recognizes the right of a registered proprietor. Even then it is an established principle to protect the prior users as they were using similar trademark even before the registered proprietor.

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