5 vital pieces of advice for Trademark Registration in India

5 vital pieces of advice for Trademark Registration in India

Trademark registration gives legal right to the owner of a company to use a particular symbol or logo as the identity of their business. Trademark registration is the first thing an owner should look for after the successful company name registration. To avoid future conflicts because of similarities with the mark of any other organisation… Read More

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Public Awareness Session about the India’s accession to the Madrid Protocol

No E/139 GOVERNMENT OF INDIA  TRADE MARKS REGISTRY IP BUILDING, G.S.T.ROAD,  GUINDY, CHENNAI-600 032. Telefax :     22502044 e-mail: tmrchennaj©nic in website: www.ioindia.nic in Date :     18.6.2013 PUBLIC NOTICE It is proposed to arrange Public Awareness Session about the India's accession to the Madrid Protocol at Trade Marks Registry Branch, Chennai in the Conference Hall (I… Read More

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Statement relating to branch wise details of trademark certificates issued

The Office of the Controller General of Patents Designs and Trademarks has 11 Offices in five cities. Of these, 4 are Patent Offices located at Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai and Delhi while the Trade Marks Registry (TMR) has offices at Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai and Ahmedabad. The Design Office is at Kolkata and the Geographical Indications… Read More

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India prepares for Madrid System of Trademarks – Register or Lose your Brand Name

The Controller General of Patents PH Kurian has announced that India will join the Madrid System of Trademarks within one year, setting off a warning to Indian companies to 'register it, or lose it' as far as their brand names are concerned. India had been negotiating with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to join… Read More

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Infringement of Trademark in case of Deceptively similar marks

  M/S MAHASHIAN DI HATTI LTD. Vs. MR. RAJ NIWAS, PROPRIETOR OF MHS MASALAY Brief Background of the case:- The Plaintiff company is engaged in the business of manufacturing and selling spices & condiments, which are being sold under its registered logo (comprising "MDH" within three hexagon device, on red colour background) and  is registered  since 31st May, 1991… Read More

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Manual of Geographical Indications – Practice & Procedure

Geographical Indications as being used currently includes both the above concepts and it refers to "... indications which identify a good as  originating in the territory of a country, or a region or locality in that territory, where a given quality, reputation or other characteristic of the good is essentially attributable to its geographical origin."(Article 22.1 of the TRIPS… Read More

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