All you need to know about the origin of foreign trademark

Production of goods under foreign trademark: Modern times have seen the advent of powerful MNCs that market their products world wide and exploit their technological skills and prestigious trademarks or market power by establishing production facilities in various countries. A foreign concern or an MNC with or without an Indian collaborator may choose to establish …

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Steps for the protection of Intellectual Property Rights

Protection of Intellectual Property Rights India develops and encourages more entrepreneurship and innovation. By en routing the nation to the entrepreneurial ventures drive innovations and a massive growth, this can be accomplished by introducing and encouraging the creativity of new products, business models and solutions. With the support of policy makers and the aspirations towards …

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Rights of well-known trademarks in the prospective from commencement

Rights of well-known trademarks in the prospective from commencement The existing trademarks which qualify into the new category of well-known trademarks would enjoy rights even in relation to different goods or services and would be able to oppose the registration and or infringement under new rights. Other similar trademarks to well-known trademarks could thus be …

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Protection of trademarks through international registration under the madrid protocol

Special provisions relating to protection of trademarks through international registration under the Madrid protocol Application in relation to contracting state or a contracting organisation means an application made by a person who is a citizen of, or is domiciled in, or has a real and effective industrial or commercial establishment in, that contracting state or …

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Powers and functions of the registrar- Trademark registration in coimbatore

Here, we are going to discuss who is registrar and what are the powers and functions of registrar in  a  simplified way. Keep your eye on this article to know the basic information. Registrar: The controller-General of patents, design and trademarks is the registrar of trademarks for the purposes of the 1999 act as well …

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Absolute grounds for trademark registration

We are going to discuss some of the absolute grounds for the trademark registration precisely. Keep your eye on this to know some useful information. Characteristics in section 9(1) (b) of the 1999 act: There are eight prohibited indications or characteristics in section 9(1)(b) and two more in section 9(1)(c). These are in the nature …

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Register your trademark as soon as possible – Trademark Registration

When is the best time to register your trademark and what are things must be considered are discussed here. Here the significant things are presented in a way to make you understand better. This is what the question often asked in the business area. On one hand, entrepreneurs are very excited to register their trademark …

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Procedure by the registrar – Trademark Registration in Coimbatore

Here, we are going to  discuss about the procedure which is to be followed by the registrar during trademark process. Upon receipt of an application for registration, the registrar’s office undertakes what is described as ex-officio examination of the application. Ex-officio examination of application: It causes a search to be made amongst the registered trademarks and …

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Trademarks and honest concurrent use – Trademark Registration in Coimbatore

There operate many unregistered trademarks in small pockets in various markets within India as the registration of a mark is not mandatory. There is lack of information about the operations of unregistered trademarks prevalent in India. The information of trademarks protected in foreign countries is also not easily available within India. A small trader may …

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How to compare the trademarks with the significant things

It is indeed to analyse and compare our trademark with our competitors in order to identify the deception or similarity associated with that. Here, we are going to discuss the relevant things on similarity of the marks that you must consider before getting into the process of choosing a trademark. Twin test –Competing mark and …

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