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brand registration

A trademark is a distinctive mark or identifier used by an individual or an organization which is mainly used for easily indicating products of one trader from those of another. Shortly, a trademark is a safeguard of the trader. Trademark Registration is not a mandatory in India but it is highly advisable. Why because, you […]

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Trade Marks Act, 1999 Notes on Clauses.-This clause provides for registration of parts of trademarks and of trademarks as a series subject to certain conditions enumerated therein. This corresponds to section 15 of the existing Act, except consequential amendments to cover services. Comments-This section provides for registration of parts of a trademark label and also […]

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Introduction to Hearing Section 21(5) requires the Registrar to afford an opportunity of a hearing to the parties before deciding the opposition. Section 131(2), however, makes it clear that the Registrar is not required to hear the parties before disposing off an application for extension of time, and no appeal shall lie from any order […]

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Comparative Reference This Section corresponds to Section 122 of the Trade and Merchandise Marks Act, 1958 which specifies the position of the Trademark Agent. Definition of Trademark Agent The process of getting your trademark registered is now available online as well as the physical form. This process initially comes across to be fairly simple, something […]

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Infringement and passing off through advertisements: “Comparative advertisement” which discredits or denigrates the trademark or trade name of the competitor cannot be permitted. Indian attorneys and courts shall be called upon to determine the rules on advertising and comparative advertising which is catching on in India. Certain observations of advertisement by Indian Courts: Advertisement is […]

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Trademark – “A valuable Asset “: Two most valuable assets of an enterprise are its “trademark and Workforce”, both of which do not appear in the balance sheet. The trademark assists the enterprise in creating, maintaining and developing its markets. What is Best Value Test? A customer buys the brand or the product which, in […]

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